Black Men in the Academy: Narratives of Resiliency, Achievement, and Success

Black Men in the Academy: Narratives of Resiliency, Achievement, and Success

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137567260
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 11/03/2015
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 234
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

T. Elon Dancy II, The University of Oklahoma, USA. Terence Hicks, East Tennessee State University, USA. Christopher C. Jett, University of West Georgia, USA. Willis A. Jones, University of Kentucky, USA. John Michael Lee, Jr., North Star Educational Consulting Eric Love, University of Notre Dame, USA. Ferlin McGaskey, Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center Christopher Newman, The University of San Diego, USA. Keon M. McGuire, Arizona State University, USA. Don C. Sawyer III, Quinnipiac University in Hamden, USA. J.T. Snipes, Indiana University, USA. Jameel Alexander Scott, Lucille Education Solution Consulting, LLC Michael Steven Williams, Baruch College, City University of New York, USA.

Table of Contents

1. Reframing Black Male Success in Education: Narratives of Resiliency, Inspiration, and Success; Brian L. McGowan, Robert T. Palmer, J. Luke Wood, and David Hibbler, Jr.
2. The College Graduate: My Life Translated by Kanye West; J. T. Snipes
3. The Experience of a Black Male Doctoral Reentry Student after Attrition: A Self Reflective Study; Ferlin G. McGaskey
4. Pursuit of Happiness: Reflections From a Young Man; Jameel Scott
5. Family First: Exploring the Connection between Supportive Relationships and Self-Efficacy; Michael Steven Williams
6. Building on Our Mathematical Legacy of Brilliance: A Critical Race Reflective Narrative; Christopher C. Jett
7. He Became a WHAT?!? Memoirs of a Somewhat Unlikely Journey into Academia; Willis Jones
8. Am I Special? Rethinking Notions of Exceptionality in Black Male Success Narratives; Keon M. McGuire
9. An Inspirational and Onerous Journey from the Great Migration to the Academy; Christopher B. Newman
10. Projects to PhD: Falling through the Cracks and Finding Success; Don C. Sawyer III
11. The Black Male Body and The (Post?) Colonial University: Identity Politics and the Tyranny of Meritocracy; T. Elon Dancy II
12. Nobody knows the Trouble I've Seen in the Academy; John Michael Lee, Jr
13. Integrating Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice as a Practitioner in Higher Education; Eric Love
14. Exploring the Resiliency, Achievement, and Academic Success of a Direct Descendant of the Prince Edward County, Virginia (1959-1964) School Lockout; Terence Hicks

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