Craig Centrie

PhD

Craig Centrie

Craig Centrie

PhD

Craig Centrie

PhD

Fields of Interest

Refugee experiences in an era of populism, neo-liberal policies and privatization

Contact Information

1006 Clemens Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2002

centrie@buffalo.edu

Education

  • PhD, University at Buffalo
  • MA, University at Buffalo
  • BA, Buffalo State College

About

Craig Centrie, PhD, is a specialist in ethnographic data collection teaching Latino Studies since 1980. His work explores the identity formation and experiences of immigrants and refugees to the United States. His first book, Vietnamese Youth in an American High School, examines young Vietnamese refugees and their experiences in American schools, and has published extensively on issues of Latin American, the Caribbean and Asia. Recent publications explores the lived experiences of Karen Burmese Youth in Children’s Human Rights and Public Schooling in the United State and an examination of his personal friendship with writer Carlene Hatcher Polite entitled “When Black Girls Became Pretty”, The Journal of African American History. Prof. Centrie is the co-founder of El Museo Francisco Oller y Diego Rivera in Buffalo New York. Research currently in progress explores the experiences of refugees in an era of populism, neo-liberal policies and privatization.

Current Research

Research currently in progress explores the experiences of refugees in an era of populism, neo-liberal policies and privatization.

Selected Publications

  • Vietnamese Youth in an American High School, The New Americans, First Edition

Awards and Honors

  • Proclamation of honor from the Mayor of Buffalo for work in fine art and education, Sept. 12, 2018