Immigrants/Immigration Research Area:

The movement of people into a different country

Published Faculty:

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Jacquelyn Lewis-Harris, Ph.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Dr. Lewis-Harris received her M.A. and Ph.D.in Anthropology from Washington University in St. Louis in 2005. Her current research explores the role of indigenous culture and arts in the development of adolescent migrant student's identities and learning within education systems and extra-local communities. She is particularly interested in the function of independent "culture  schools" found in urban environments as they often support performance and traditional arts groups while introducing young people to their indigenous cultural history.
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Timothy Makubuya, Ph.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Timothy Makubuya, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Education in the College of Education. He holds a Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Economics). He received a B.A in Environmental Management from Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. He holds a B.S in Sports Medicine and M.S in Sports Management from Missouri Baptist University. He earned his Ph.D. from University of Missouri- St. Louis.  Dr. Makubuya teaches at both undergraduate and graduate level. He is a member of Missouri Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (MOAHPERD), American School Health Association (ASHA), Society of Heal...