Pitt-Bradford to hold Behavioral/Social Sciences program on immigration

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will hold a symposium on immigration from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 14 in Rice Auditorium in Fisher Hall on campus.

The symposium, which is sponsored by the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences will feature three members of the Pitt-Bradford faculty, Dr. Shailendra Gajanan, professor of economics; Dr. Tony Gaskew, associate professor of criminal justice; and Dr. Rick Frederick, professor of history.

Gajanan will discuss the impact of immigration on the U.S. economy and employment. Gaskew will address the effect of immigration on crime rates and the criminal justice system. Frederick will talk about the differences and similarities between the current wave of immigration to the United States and previous ones.

A question and answer period will follow.

The symposium is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
For disability needs related to the symposium, contact the Office of Disability Resources and Services at (814)362-7609 or [email protected]

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