Black Male College Access & Achievement

SADE Scholar of Color Colloquium
April 10, 2013
2 - 4 p.m.
Genrich-Rusling Room LeChase Hall
University of Rochester’s River Campus

Shaun R. Harper is an associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, Africana Studies, and Gender Studies. He is director of the Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education, as well as co-founder of the Penn GSE Male Grad Prep Academy.

Harper’s research examines race and gender in higher education, Black male college access and achievement, and college student engagement. He has published nine books and more than 90 peer-reviewed journal articles and other academic publications and is editor-in-chief of the Routledge book series on Race and Racism in U.S. Higher Education. His forthcoming book, Exceeding Expectations: Black Male Achievers and Insights into College Success, will be published by Harvard University Press.

This event is free and open to the public. For additional information or to request special accommodations, please contact Cathy Ercolamento at (585) 273-1764 or help@warner.rochester.edu.  Sponsored by SADE (Students of the African Diaspora in Education), the Warner School of Education, and the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity at the University of Rochester.




Tags: achievement gap, black community, college access, minority student experience



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