Dr. J. Luke Wood

Male Program Assessment for College Excellence (MPACE) 
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Dr. Luke Wood
J. Luke Wood, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Community College Leadership and the Director of the Doctoral Program Concentration in Community College Leadership at San Diego State University (SDSU). Dr. Wood is also Co-Director of the Minority Male Community College Collaborative (M2C3), Chair of the Multicultural & Multiethnic Education (MME) special interest group of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chair-Elect for the Council on Ethnic Participation (CEP) for the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), Director of the Center for African American Research and Policy (CAARP).

Dr. Wood is also the Founding Editor of the Journal of African American Males in Education (JAAME). Wood’s research focuses on factors affecting the success of Black (and other minority) male students in the community college. In particular, his research examines contributors (e.g., social, psychological, academic, environmental, institutional) to positive outcomes (e.g., persistence, achievement, attainment, transfer, labor market outcomes) for these men.  Dr. Wood has authored over 80 publications, including five co-authored books, five edited books, and 40 peer-reviewed journal articles.