Discourses of College-going or Criminality: How Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Critical Geography speak to the Social Field of Whiteness at Urban and Suburban Community College Campuses

Speaker Information:

Dr. Amalia Dache-Gerbino
Assistant Professor of Higher Education
Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analyis
University of Missouri-Columbia

2015–2016 Bureau of Educational Research Seminar Series

Research on Equity, Diversity, and Social Justice


Seminar 3

In this discussion, Dr. Amalia Dache-Gerbino will explore terms such as “college student” and “criminal” informed by her most recent co-authored publication “College Students or Criminals? A Postcolonial Geographic Analysis of the Social Field of Whiteness at an Urban Community College Branch Campus and Suburban Main Campus” (Dache-Gerbino & White, 2016) in Community College Review. She will discuss the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) combined with critical approaches to the study geography and college access. 

Dr. Dache-Gerbino’s seminar is co-sponsored by the Office for Community College Research and Leadership (OCCRL).


 Monday, February 22 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | College of Education, Room 22

~ A light lunch will be provided ~



OCCRL and the Bureau of Educational Research