The 10th Asa G. Hilliard III and Barbara A. Sizemore
Research Course on African Americans and Education

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
CaféCollege, 131 El Paso St, San Antonio, TX 78204
2017 Annual Meeting, American Educational Research Association
San Antonio, TX (USA)

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We are pleased to announce the The 10th Asa G. Hilliard III and Barbara A. Sizemore Research Course on African Americans and Education that will be offered at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association.

Early career scholars and advanced graduate students will work directly with established researchers on questions and methods that inform studies on African Americans in education. Participants will be exposed to the fundamentals of developing a research agenda and career focused on conducting research on African American populations in education. The institute format will include a keynote address, breakout sessions, and one-on-one meetings.

The 10th Asa G. Hilliard III and Barbara A. Sizemore Research Course on African Americans and Education is sponsored by Wisconsin’s Equity & Inclusion Laboratory (Wei LAB), Urban Education Collaborative, Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male, and the Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network.

Please direct any questions to weilab.director@wcer.wisc.edu

Research Course Directors:
Jerlando F. L. Jackson, Vilas Distinguished Professor of Higher Education and Director, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Chance W. Lewis, Belk Distinguished Professor and Endowed Chair, University of North Carolina-Charlotte

Research Course Instructors:
James L. Moore III, The Ohio State University and National Science Foundation
Ivory Toldson, Howard University and QEM
Barbara J. Johnson, Higher Learning Commission
Erick Jones, National Science Foundation

Featured Panelists:
J. Luke Wood, San Diego State University
Adriel Hilton, Webster University
Rebecca Neal, Hamline University
LaVar J. Charleston, University of Wisconsin-Madison
William F. Tate, Washington University
Henry Frierson, University of Florida
James L. Moore III, The Ohio State University and National Science Foundation
Ivory Toldson, Howard University and QEM
Barbara J. Johnson, Higher Learning Commission
Erick Jones, National Science Foundation


Publication Opportunities

The 10th Annual Asa G. Hilliard III and Barbara A. Sizemore course will provide two publications opportunities for participants. More specifically, participants will have an opportunity to contribute to a special issue of a peer-reviewed journal and an edited book that are exclusive opportunities. Details on these publication opportunities will be provided in our upcoming course.


Testimonials from previous course participants:

“The Asa Hilliard and Barbara Sizemore Research Course on African Americans in Education was an excellent experience as a result of its seasoned faculty. The faculty all are experts in the field.  The mentorship which I received and continue to receive from the faculty is vital to my development as a scholar and practitioner. The Asa Hilliard and Barbara Sizemore Research Course on African Americans in Education assisted me in obtaining my doctoral degree in higher education. I recommend the research course without hesitation.”

Adriel A. Hilton, PhD
Director of the Extended Campus, Myrtle Beach Metropolitan at Webster University.

“The Asa Hilliard – Barbara Sizemore course was central to my development as a scholar. It opened up networks of support with emerging scholars around the country, connected me to leading mid- and senior-level scholars from around the nation, and aided me in honing my research agenda. My experience in this course advanced the completion of my dissertation and supported me in securing a faculty post at a research institution.”  

J. Luke Wood, Associate Professor, San Diego State University