Samuel D. Museus


Samuel D. Museus is Assistant Professor of Educational Administration at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. His scholarship is focused on college success among underserved student populations. Specifically, his current research is aimed at understanding the role of institutional environments in minority college student adjustment, engagement, and persistence. He has produced over 100 journal articles, book chapters, and national conference presentations focused on understanding the institutional factors that shape the experiences and outcomes of racial/ethnic minority students. These include peer-reviewed articles accepted in The Review of Higher Education, Teachers College Record, the Journal of College Student Development, and the Journal of College Student Retention. His books include Using Qualitative Methods in Institutional Assessment (2007 with Shaun R. Harper) Conducting Research on Asian Americans in Higher Education (2009), Racial and Ethnic Minority Students' Success in STEM Education (2011 with Robert T. Palmer, Ryan J. Davis, and Dina C. Maramba), Using Mixed Methods to Study Intersectionality in Higher Education (Forthcoming, 2011 with Kimberly A. Griffin), and Creating Campus Cultures: Fostering Success among Racially Diverse Student Populations (Forthcoming, 2012 with Uma M. Jayakumar).

Author's Books

The Misrepresented Minority

New Insights on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, and the Implications for Higher Education


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