Session 55:
Immigration and Child Development

Thursday, March 29
3:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Odets
4th floor

Chair: Donald J. Hernandez, University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY)
Discussant: Wen-Jui Han, Columbia University

  1. Minority Language Status, Generation, and the Educational Performance of Immigrant ChildrenRachel E. Durham, Pennsylvania State University; George Farkas, Pennsylvania State University

  2. Where Do Trajectories Diverge? Nativity and Ethnic Differences in Home Environment and Very Early Cognitive DevelopmentJennifer E. Glick, Arizona State University; Littisha Scott, Arizona State University

  3. Impact of Parental Involvement on the Gap in Kindergarten Math Scores between Children of Immigrants and Children of NativesClaudia Lahaie, McGill University

  4. Global Nutrition Patterns and Overweight among Young Children of U.S. Immigrants: Why Nutrition Assimilation Pathways Vary across GroupsJennifer Van Hook, Bowling Green State University; Kelly Balistreri, Bowling Green State University

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