Laura W. Perna


Laura W. Perna is an associate professor of higher education the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. Her current scholarship focuses on understanding the ways that public and institutional policies enable and restrict college access and success especially for students from underrepresented minority groups and from low socioeconomic backgrounds.

Author's Books

Understanding the Working College Student

New Research and Its Implications for Policy and Practice

Edited by Laura W. Perna
Foreword by Glenn DuBois

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