Lisa Wisniewski featured on The Best of our Knowledge

BobBarrettAs always, host Bob Barrett selects an Academic Minute to air during The Best of Our Knowledge.

Each week this program examines some of the issues unique to college campuses, looks at the latest research, and invites commentary from experts and administrators from all levels of education.


For this week‘s edition (#1449), Bob has selected Lisa Wisniewski’s segment on immigration and higher education. Dr. Wisniewski, assistant professor of sociology at Goodwin College, discusses the Polish immigrant communities in the Northeast.

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Lisa Wisniewski is an assistant professor of sociology at Goodwin College. She earned her doctorate from the University of Hartford.  At Goodwin College she is a Teaching Fellow in Universal Design for Learning.  Her research is focused on first-generation college students and immigrant students. She has presented her research regionally, nationally, and internationally.

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