Dean's Visiting Urban Teacher Education Research Scholar Lecture

  • Wednesday, October 3, 2018
    6:00 pm
  • Science Education Center
    Room 115
    664 East Sixth Street, Saint Paul

    Science Education Center

    Information about Metropolitan State University's Science Education Center location.
Dr. J. Luke Wood

Dr. J. Luke Wood

Join Metropolitan State University in welcoming Dr. Luke Wood, PhD, for the Dean’s Visiting Urban Teacher Education Research Scholar Lecture. During this event, Wood will be presenting his lecture "Advancing Black Male Student Success: From Preschool Through PhD." Wood is the Dean’s Distinguished Professor of Education in the College of Education at San Diego State University. His research focuses on factors affecting the success of boys and men of color education, with a specific focus on community colleges. In particular, his research examines contributors (e.g., social, psychological, academic, environmental, institutional) to positive outcomes. His lecture and visit is hosted by the Metropolitan State's School of Urban Education.

Wood received his PhD in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies (Higher Education) and master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction (Early Childhood Education) from Arizona State University (ASU). He also holds a master’s degree in Higher Education Leadership (Student Affairs) and a bachelor’s degree in Black History and Politics from California State University, Sacramento. Luke is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, or to RSVP, check out the Eventbrite website. Contact Nicholas Hartlep by email, or phone at 651-999-5936, for information and questions.




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