Marcelo Suárez-Orozco is chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Boston. Previously, he served as the inaugural Wasserman Dean at UCLA’s Graduate School of Education & Information Studies. His research focuses on cultural psychology and psychological anthropology, with an emphasis on mass migration, globalization, and education.
A native of Buenos Aires, Suárez-Orozco earned his AB in psychology, MA in anthropology, and PhD in anthropology at UC Berkeley. At Harvard University, he served as the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Education and Culture (2001-2004), and co-founded and co-directed the Harvard Immigration Project in 1997. Prior to UCLA, Suárez-Orozco was the inaugural Courtney Sale Ross University Professor of Globalization and Education at NYU.