Dr. Gabriel Lataianu is an Assistant Professor of sociology at Queensborough Community College (City University of New York), USA. He graduated with an M.A. in sociology from the Jagiellonian University (Cracow, Poland), and a Ph.D. from the Polish Academy of Sciences (Warsaw, Poland). Since 2007, he has taught courses of sociology in Arizona, New Jersey, and New York. Between 2004 and 2010 he worked as a counselor for immigrant children in Phoenix, Arizona.