“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.”
The 13th Annual Hilliard-Sizemore Research Course
We are pleased to announce the The 13th Asa G. Hilliard III and Barbara A. Sizemore Research Course on African Americans and Education will take place on Friday, April 17, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. during the 2020 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association in San Francisco, CA.
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 13th 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 Center for the Study of Regional Competitiveness in Science and Technology. Special thank you to Drs. Henry Frierson, University of Florida, and Charles Rankin, Kansas State University for their personal donations.
The course was co-founded by Dr. Jerlando F. L. Jackson and Dr. Lamont A. Flowers, Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership and Executive Director of the Charles H. Houston Center for the Study of the Black Experience in Education at Clemson University.
“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.”