Our keynote speaker for this year's conference is Shaun R. Harper, PhD. Harper is a Provost Professor in the Rossier School of Education and Marshall School of Business, the Clifford and Betty Allen Chair in Urban Leadership and executive director of the USC Race and Equity Center. Harper’s research focuses on race and student success in higher education, as well as boys and men of color in the United States. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and other academic publications and received more than $12 million in research grants. Johns Hopkins University Press is publishing his 13th book, "Race Matters in College." His research has been cited in more than 5,000 published studies. The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Chronicle of Higher Education and more 11,000 newspapers have quoted Professor Harper and featured his research. He spent a decade on the University of Pennsylvania faculty, where he founded the Center for the Study of Race & Equity in Education.
If you have any questions regarding the conference feel free to reach out to Dy'an Marinos at Dyan.Marinos@uc.edu.