Shaun R. Harper

Professor
Executive Director, Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education

Higher Education Division

Graduate School of Education
University of Pennsylvania

Phone: 215-898-5147

Email: sharper1@upenn.edu

Harper, S. R., & Newman, C. B. (2016). Surprise, sensemaking, and success in the first college year: Black undergraduate men’s academic adjustment experiences. Teachers College Record, 118(6).

Harper, S. R. (2016). Black male student-athletes and racial inequities in NCAA Division I revenue-generating college sports: 2016 edition. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Center for the Study of Race & Equity in Education.

Harper, S. R. (2015). Black male college achievers and resistant responses to racist stereotypes at predominantly White colleges and universities. Harvard Educational Review, 85(4). 

Smith, E. J., & Harper, S. R. (2015). Disproportionate impact of K-12 school suspension and expulsion on Black students in southern states. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Center for the Study of Race & Equity in Education.

Harper, S. R. (2015). Success in these schools? Visual counternarratives of young men of color and urban high schools they attend. Urban Education, 50(2). 

Harper, S. R. (2014). Succeeding in the city: A report from the New York City Black and Latino Male High School Achievement Study. Philadelphia, PA: Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Center for the Study of Race & Equity in Education. 

Harris III, F., & Harper, S. R. (2014). Beyond bad behaving brothers: Productive performances of masculinities among college fraternity men. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 27(6).

McGuire, K. M., Berhanu, J., Davis III, C. H. F., & Harper, S. R. (2014). In search of progressive black masculinities: Critical self-reflections on gender identity development among Black undergraduate men. Men and Masculinities, 17(3).

Harper, S. R. (2013). Am I my brother’s teacher? Black undergraduates, peer pedagogies, and racial socialization in predominantly white postsecondary contexts. Review of Research in Education, 37(1).

Harper, S. R., Williams, C. D., & Blackman, H. (2013). Black male student-athletes and racial inequities in NCAA Division I revenue-generating college sports. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Center for the Study of Race & Equity in Education.

Harper, S. R. (2012). Race without racism: How higher education researchers minimize racist institutional norms. The Review of Higher Education, 36(1). 

Harper, S. R., Williams, C. D., Pérez II, D., & Morgan, D. L. (2012). His experience: Toward a phenomenological understanding of academic capital formation among Black and Latino male students. Readings on Equal Education, 26(1).

Harper, S. R., & Davis III, C. H. F. (2012). They (don’t) care about education: A counternarrative on Black male students’ responses to inequitable schooling. Educational Foundations, 26(1). 

Harper, S. R. (2012). Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national Black male college achievement study. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Center for the Study of Race & Equity in Education.

Harper, S. R., & Harris III, F. (2012). A role for policymakers in improving the status of Black male students in U.S. higher education. Washington, DC: Institute for Higher Education Policy. 

Harper, S. R., & Griffin, K. A. (2011). Opportunity beyond affirmative action: How low-income and working class Black male achievers access highly selective, high-cost colleges and universities. Harvard Journal of African American Public Policy, 17(1).

Harper, S. R., Davis, R. J., Jones, D. E., McGowan, B. L., Ingram, T. N., & Platt, C. S. (2011). Race and racism in the experiences of African American male resident assistants at predominantly White universities. Journal of College Student Development, 52(2).

Museus, S. D., Harper, S. R., & Nichols, A. H. (2010). Racial differences in postsecondary educational expectations: A structural model. Teachers College Record, 112(3).

Harper, S. R. (2009). Niggers no more: A critical race counternarrative on Black male student achievement at predominantly white colleges and universities. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 22(6).

Harper, S. R., Patton, L. D., & Wooden, O. S. (2009). Access and equity for African American students in higher education: A critical race historical analysis of policy efforts. Journal of Higher Education, 80(4). 

Harper, S. R., & Nichols, A. H. (2008). Are they not all the same? Racial heterogeneity among Black male undergraduates. Journal of College Student Development, 49(3).

Harper, S. R. (2008). Realizing the intended outcomes of Brown: High-achieving African American male undergraduates and social capital. American Behavioral Scientist, 51(7). 

Harper, S. R., & Quaye, S. J. (2007). Student organizations as venues for Black identity expression and development among African American male student leaders. Journal of College Student Development, 48(2).