Disenfranchised Youth: Growing up at the Margins

Dr. Marcelo Diversi has been conducting ethnographic research with youth growing up in oppressive developmental contexts.  He has worked with Brazilian street youth and Latino undocumented immigrant youth and families in northern Utah, and is currently working with runaway and homeless youth in Southwest Washington.  Dr. Diversi’s research focuses on narratives of identity, educational views and practices, and the politics of representation and knowledge production in Human Development.