Professor Tyrone Howard Honored as 2017 AERA Fellow

UCLA Professor of Education Tyrone Howard has been selected as one of 14 scholars as a 2017 AERA Fellow by the American Educational Research Association. The founding and current executive director of the Black Male Institute at UCLA and the Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at UCLA Ed & IS, Howard joins 630 current AERA Fellows nationwide.

“Becoming an AERA Fellow is a testament to the countless students, colleagues, mentors, and research participants that I have been fortunate to work with over the years,” says Professor Howard. “Being recognized by your peers is also an honor as well. I am humbled by this recognition.”

Professor Howard’s research and teaching interests include multicultural education, the sociopolitical context of schools, and the trajectories of African American males. His most recent work is the Counter Narratives Project, a study focused on the personal and academic achievements of young Black and Latino Males in Los Angeles County. His recent book, “Black Male(d): Peril and Promise in the Education of African American Males,” was published by Teachers College Press in 2013.

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