J. Luke Wood


J. Luke Wood is an Assistant Professor of Administration, Rehabilitation, and Postsecondary Education at San Diego State University. He also is co-­director of the Minority Male Community College Collaborative (M2C3), a national project that partners with community colleges across the U.S. to enhance access, achievement, and success among minority male community college students. He is also the founder and current editor of the Journal of African American Males in Education, chair of the Multicultural and Multiethnic Education Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association, and chair-elect for the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Council on Ethnic Participation (CEP). Dr. Wood has authored nearly 70 publications, including more than 30 peer-reviewed journal articles. He is author of three textbooks: Community College Leadership & Administration: Theory, Practice, and Change (2010), Leadership Theory in the Community College: Applying Theory to Practice (2013), and Ethical Leadership and the Community College: Paradigms, Decision-Making, and Praxis (Stylus, in press). He also is editor of Black Men in College: Implications for HBCUs and Beyond (2012), Black Males in Postsecondary Education: Examining their Experiences in Diverse Institutional Contexts (2012), STEM Models of Success: Programs, Policies, and Practices in the Community College (in press), and Community Colleges and STEM: Examining Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Minorities (2013). Dr. Wood received the 2013 Barbara K. Townsend Emerging Scholar Award from the Council for the Study of Community Colleges and the 2010 ASHE CEP Mildred Garcia Award for Exemplary Scholarship.