Summarize(Reflection Paper) about Victor Rios, “The Mis-Education and Criminalization of Black and Latino Boys The Role of Race, Culture and Resistance in the School-to-Prison Pipeline”
Victor Rios, “The Mis-Education and Criminalization of Black and Latino Boys The Role of Race, Culture and Resistance in the School-to-Prison Pipeline”
Victor Rios is a Professor of Sociology at the University of California at Santa Barbara. Rios’ work analyzes the role of social control and education in determining the well-being of young people
living in urban marginality; tracks the social consequences of the punitive state and punitive social control-across institutional settings; and examines young people’s resilience and responses to
social marginalization. He uses insight from his research to promote equitable policies and develop programs to improve the lives of marginalized youths.
Victor Rios seeks to uncover how to best support the lives of young people who experience poverty, stigma and social exclusion.
Based on over a decade of research, Dr. Victor Rios created Project GRIT (Generating Resilience to Inspire Transformation) a human development program that works with educators to refine
leadership, civic engagement and personal and academic empowerment in young people placed at-risk. Rios is a professor of sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He received his
Ph.D. in comparative ethnic studies from the University of California, Berkeley in 2005. His book Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys discusses the many ways in which young urban
males of color encounter the youth control complex: a ubiquitous system of punitive social control embedded in what has come to be known as the school-to-prison pipeline.
Dr. Victor Rios is an award-winning college professor, author, and speaker.
Dr. Rios conducts research on Educational Equity, Juvenile Justice, Mentoring, Resilience, Closing the Opportunity/Achievement Gap, Teacher Well-Being, Restorative Justice, and School
Accreditation. He is the author of 5 Books.