Dr. Andre Perry is an Assistant Professor of Higher Education at the University of New Orleans. He received his doctorate from the University of Maryland - College Park in the Spring of 2004. Dr. Perry's primary research interest revolves around immigrant educational rights and migrant education. His most recent work broadly approaches the question: Should undocumented immigrants receive financial aid? Dr. Perry also examines the retention of people of color in postsecondary institutions

Dr. Perry provides weekly political breakdowns of K-16 leadership and governance in Louisiana in his Louisiana Weekly newspaper column titled, In Analysis. The Louisiana Weekly has been the newspaper of record for African-Americans throughout the state since 1925. Dr. Perry often reads a condensed version of his article on Friday afternoons during WWNO 89.9's broadcast of NPR's All Things Considered. In addition to his writing and scholarship, Dr. Perry coordinates the Student Leadership Institute for the Pennsylvania Department of Education's Migrant Education Program.

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