Dr. Elizabeth Conde-Frazier to Speak at Urban Studies Residency Sept. 29

St. Davids, PA, September 21, 2012: On Saturday, September 29 at 7:30 p.m., the Urban Studies Department at Eastern University hosts Dr. Elizabeth Conde-Frazier who will speak about the impact of immigration on children based on her book Listen to the Children: Conversations with Immigrant Families. Dr. Conde Frazier is Dean of Esperanza College of Eastern University, an author, and a leading spokesperson on immigrant issues. This presentation will be held at the Falls Center, 3300 Henry Avenue in Philadelphia, PA. It will include a question-and-answer session.

As Dean of Esperanza College, Dr. Conde-Frazier is responsible for setting the vision, strategic direction, and providing leadership and management for the programs and faculty. Previously, she was professor of religious education at the Claremont School of Theology and taught Hispanic/Latino/a theology at the Latin American Bible Institute in California. She has published several books and articles in the areas of multicultural education, Latina feminist theology, the spirituality of the scholar, and issues of justice as they relate to education.

Dr. Conde-Frazier is the founder of the Orlando E. Costas Hispanic and Latin American Ministries Program at Andover Newton Theological School, where she developed programs for the development of ministers and lay leaders including youth. She has over ten years of experience as an ordained pastor and has been a bilingual teacher. Dr. Conde-Frazier holds a PhD from Boston College, MDiv from Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary,(now Palmer Seminary) and BA from Brooklyn College, City University of New York.

To RSVP, contact the Urban Studies Department at 215.769.3120 or urbanstudies@eastern.edu.

Eastern University is a Philadelphia Christian university which enrolls about 4,400 students in its undergraduate, graduate and professoinal, Seminary, and urban programs.

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