His research interests include culturally inclusive pedagogy, sociocultural foundations, arts-based inquiry, and social & racial justice in education.

Urban Education

Global Black Arts Movements

Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy

Arts and Arts Pedagogy

Social & Racial Justice in Education

The Black Intellectual Tradition


Liberatory Pedagogical Practices

Black Education History

African American Studies, African Studies, Education
PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago, Education, Curriculum and Instruction, 2013
MA, Bowling Green State University, English, Creative Writing, 1994
BFA, Bowling Green State University, English, Technical Communication, 1992