Clark students recognized, present at Ethnic Studies Conference

Thursday, May 10, 2012

From left: Elizabeth Guarino ’13, Lavar Thomas ’13, Paris Prince MBA ’13, Caitlin Fleck ’12 and Rian Watt ’14 pose for a photo at the National Association for Ethnic Studies (NAES) Conference.

Five Clark University students and two faculty members attended and presented at the 40th annual conference of the National Association for Ethnic Studies (NAES), held April 4-7 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Elizabeth Guarino ’13, an English major, won the Cortland Auser Undergraduate Student Paper Competition for “The Impacts of the ‘Ethnic Studies’ Law on the K-12 Public Educational System in Tucson, AZ.”  Paris Prince, M.B.A. ’13, won the Graduate Student Paper Travel Award.

From left: Political science Asst. Professor Ravi Perry poses with Elizabeth Guarino and Ron Scapp, President of the Board of Directors of the National Association for Ethnic Studies (NAES).

Guarino and Prince, Lavar Thomas ’13, Caitlin Fleck ’12 and Rian Watt ’14, along with Clark political science professors Ravi Perry and Ora Szekely, attended and presented at the conference.

The group received funding from several sources to travel to the conference, and significant support from the Political Science Department.

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