Keynote at DivG Business Meeting: Shaun R. Harper

This note is to remind Division G members and other colleagues of the forthcoming Keynote Address by Dr. Shaun R. Harper (University of Pennsylvania) at the Division’s Business Meeting, to be held on Friday April 4, 2014 from 6:15pm to7:45pm at the Philadelphia Convention Center, 100 Level, 120C. 

We anticipate Dr. Harper’s address will begin around 6:30pm.  The title of his talk is as follows:


Our People vs. The Academy: Scholars of Color and the Competing Expectations of Social Contexts

Shaun Harper founded and serves as Executive Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education at Penn GSE, an interdisciplinary research institute that unites University of Pennsylvania scholars who do research on race and important topics pertaining to equity in education. A prolific author, Dr. Harper has published more than 80 peer-reviewed journal articles and other academic publications. His 11 books include Advancing Black Male Student Success from Preschool through Ph.D. (2014), Student Engagement in Higher Education (2009, 2014), and College Men and Masculinities (2010).  Professor Harper’s research has received several awards for his outstanding contributions to research, including the Division G Early Career Award in 2010, and at the forthcoming meeting, AERA’s Relating Research to Practice Award: Interpretive Scholarship.

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