Dr. Luke Wood, Ph.D
Dr. J. Luke Wood, Ph.D. is a Distinguished Professor of Education and the Vice President of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity at San Diego State University. Dr. Wood is also the Co-Director of the Community College Equity Assessment Lab (CCEAL) a national research and practice center that has data collection and training partnerships with over 150 schools, colleges, and universities across the nation. Wood’s research focuses on factors affecting the success of boys and men of color education. He has delivered over 750-scholarly and conference presentations and has authored over 140 publications, including nearly 70 peer-reviewed journal articles and 14 books. His most recent books include Teaching Boys and Young Men of Color (with Frank Harris III) and Advancing Black Male Success from Preschool to Ph.D. (with Shaun Harper). His forthcoming book, Black Minds Matter: Black Minds Pedagogy as a Tool for Civil Resistance, will be released this fall.