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J. Luke Wood

J. Luke Wood, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Administration, Rehabilitation, and Postsecondary Education at San Diego State University (SDSU). Wood is Co-Director of the Minority Male Community College Collaborative (M2C3), Chair of the Multicultural & Multiethnic Education (MME) special interest group of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), and Chair-Elect for the Council on Ethnic Participation (CEP) for the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE). He is also the Editor of the Journal of African American Males in Education (JAAME). Wood’s research focuses on factors impacting the success of Black (and other minority) male students in the community college. In particular, his research examines contributors (e.g., social, psychological, academic, environmental, institutional) to positive outcomes (e.g., persistence, achievement, attainment, transfer, labor market outcomes) for these men. Wood has authored nearly 70 publications, including two co-authored textbooks, four edited books, and more than 30 peer-reviewed journal articles.