Robert Crosnoe is the C. B. Smith, Sr. Centennial Chair in United States–Mexico Relations #4 at the University of Texas, where he is chair of the Department of Sociology and affiliated with the Population Research Center and the Department of Psychology. He received his PhD from Stanford University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Crosnoe’s research focuses on connections among young people’s general development and educational pathways that contribute to demographic and socioeconomic inequalities in the United States. He has published over 100 articles and books, including Mexican Roots, American Schools: Helping Mexican Immigrant Children Succeed (Stanford University Press) and Fitting In, Standing Out: Navigating the Social Challenges of High School to Get an Education (Cambridge University Press). He was a member of the NICHD Early Child Care Research Network.