Carola Suárez-Orozco Professor of Human Development and Psychology, UCLA

Carola Suárez-Orozco

transitionsCarola Suárez-Orozco is a Professor of Human Development and Psychology at UCLA. She has been awarded an APA Presidential Citation for her contributions to the understanding of cultural psychology of immigration and has served as Chair of the APA Presidential Task Force on Immigration. Her books include: Children of Immigration, Learning a New Land, as well as the recently released Transitions: The Development of the Children of Immigrants (winner of the 2016 Society for Research on Adolescence Social Policy Award for Best Edited Book). Suárez-Orozco is the Editor of the Journal of Adolescent Research and is a Senior Program Associate for the W.T. Grant Foundation. She is a member of the National Academy of Education.

Related Publications

“It’s Sort of My Calling”: The Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility of Latino Immigrant-Origin Young Adults.
By Carola Suárez-Orozcoa, María G. Hernándezb & Saskias Casanovac
2015 [ PDF ]

Academic Trajectories of Newcomer Immigrant Youth.
By Carola Sua´rez-Orozco, Francisco X. Gayta´n, Hee Jin Bang, Juliana Pakes, Erin O’Connor and Jean Rhodes.
2010  [ PDF ]


Why do Immigrant Youth Matter?


Research Perspectives