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BIBLIOGRAPHY

The following are a list of scholarly publications on men of color in the community college. Publications with asterisks (*) are authored or co-authored by M2C3 leadership, researchers, or students.

Books

* Wood, J. L., Harris III, F., & White, K. (2015).  Teaching men of color in the community college: A guidebook. San Diego, CA: Montezuma.

Peer Reviewed Articles

* Alvarez, R. D. (2014).  Men of color in STEM in the community college from a non-cognitive perspective: An analysis of the effect of race and generation status. Journal of Progressive Policy and Practice, 2(2), 177-186.

* Bauer, K. (2014). Black male community college students and faculty-student engagement: Differences in faculty validation and time status. Journal of Progressive Policy & Practice2(2), 157-164.

Bush, E. C., & Bush, L. (2010). Calling out the elephant: An examination of African American male achievement in community college. Journal of African American Males in Education 1(1), 40-62.

Flowers, L.A. (2006). Effects of attending a 2-year institution on African American males’ academic and social integration in the first year of college. Teachers College Record, 108(2), 267-286.

* De la Garza, T., Wood, J. L., & Harris III, F. (2015). An exploratory assessment of the validity of the Community College Survey of Men (CCSM): Implications for serving veteran men. Community College Journal of Research and Practice.

* Guaracha, A. (2014). Life stressors and non-cognitive outcomes in community colleges for Mexican/Mexican American men. Journal of Progressive Policy and Practice, 2(2), 187-194.

Glenn, F. S. (2003-2004). The retention of Black male students in Texas public community colleges. Journal of College Student Retention, 5(2), 115-133.

Hagedorn, S. L., Maxwell, W., & Hampton, P. (2001-2002). Correlates of retention for African-American males in the community college. Journal of College Student Retention, 3(3), 243-263.

Harper, S. R. (2009). Race, interest convergence, and transfer outcomes for black male student athletes. New Directions for Community Colleges, 147, 29-37.

* Harris III, F., & Wood, J. L. (2013). Student success for men of color in community colleges: A review of published literature and research, 1998–2012Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 6(3), 174-185.

* Harris III, F., & Wood, J. L. (2014). Community college student success inventory (CCSSI) for men of color in community colleges: Content validation summaryCommunity College Journal of Research and Practice, 1-8.

* Harris III, F., Wood, J. L., & Newman, C. (2015). An exploratory investigation of the effect of racial and masculine identity on focus: An examination of White, Black, Mexicano, Latino, and Asian men in community collegesCulture, Society, & Masculinities, 7(1), 61-72.

* Harrison, J. D., & Palacios, A. M. (2014). Black male students in the community college and faculty student engagement: Differential scores across levels of faculty-derived campus ethosJournal of Progressive Policy & Practice2(2), 134-147.

* Heineman, J. A. (2014). Do community colleges’ military-friendly designations make a difference? A propensity score adjustment analysisJournal of Progressive Policy & Practice2(2), 147-156.

Horton J., D. (2015). Between a ball and a harsh place: A study of Black male community college student-athletes and academic progressCommunity College Review, 1-19.

Ingram, T. N., & Gonzalez-Matthews, M. (2013). Moving towards engagement: Promoting persistence among Latino male undergraduates at an urban community collegeCommunity College Journal of Research and Practice, 37, 636-648.  

Mason, H. P. (1998). A persistence model for African American male urban community college students. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 22(8), 751-760.

Palacios, A. M., & Wood, J. L. (2015). Is online learning the silver bullet for men of color? An institutional-level analysis of the California community college system. Community College Journal of Research and Practice.

* Palacios, A. M. (2014). Perceptions of degree utility among men of color: Comparing interactions across validation, stressfull life events, and race. Journal of Progressive Policy & Practice2(2), 165-176.

Perrakis, A. I. (2008). Factor promoting academic success among African American and White male community college students. New Directions for Community Colleges, 142, 15-23.

Sáenz, V. B., Bukoski, B. E., Lu, C., & Rodriguez, S. (2013). Latino males in Texas community colleges: A phenomenological study of masculinity constructs and their effect on college experiences. Journal of African American Males in Education, 4(2), 5-24.

Sáenz, V. B., Mayo, J. R., Miller, R. A., & Rodriguez, S. L. (2015). (Re)defining masculinity through peer interactions: Latino men in community colleges. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 52(2), 164-175.

Strayhorn, T. L. (2012). Satisfaction and retention among African American men at two-year community colleges. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 36(5), 358-375.

Sutherland, J. A. (2011). Building a academic nation through social networks: Black immigrant men in community colleges. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 35(3), 267-279.

* Vasquez Urias, M. (2012). The impact of institutional characteristics on Latino male graduation rates in community colleges. Annuals of the Next Generation, 3(1), 1-12.

* Vasquez Urias, M., & Wood, J. L. (2014). Black male graduation rates in community colleges: Do institutional characteristics make a difference? Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 38(2), 1112-1124.

* Vasquez Urias, M., & Wood, J. L. (2015). The effect of non-cognitive outcomes on perceptions of school as a feminine domain among Latino men in community collegeCulture, Society, & Masculinities, 7(1), 22-32

* Wood, J. L. (2012). Black males in the community college: Using two national datasets to examine academic and social integration. Journal of Black Masculinity, 2(2), 56-88.

* Wood, J. L. (2012). Examining academic variables effecting the persistence and attainment of Black male collegians: A focus on performance and integration in the community college. Race Ethnicity and Education, 17(5), 601-622.

* Wood, J. L. (2012). Leaving the two-year college: Predictors of black male collegian departure. The Journal of Black Studies, 43(3), 303-326.

* Wood, J. L. (2014). Apprehension to engagement in the classroom: Perceptions of Black males in the community college. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 27(6), 785-803.

* Wood, J. L., & Essien-Wood, I. R. (2012). Capital identity projection: Understanding the psychosocial effects of capitalism on Black male community college students. Journal of Economic Psychology 33(3), 984-995.

* Wood, J.L. & Harris III, F. (2013). The community college survey of men: An initial validation of the instrument’s non-cognitive outcomes construct. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 37, (333-338).

* Wood, J. L., & Harris III, F. (2015). The effect of college selection factors on persistence: An examination of Black and Latino males in the community college.  Journal of College Student Retention, 16(4), 511-535.

* Wood, J. L., Harris III, F., & Xiong, S. (2014). Advancing the success of men of color in the community college: Special issue on the Community College Survey of MenJournal of Progressive Policy and Practice, 2(2), 129-133.

* Wood, J. L., & Harrison, J. D. (2014). College choice for Black males in the community college: Factors influencing institutional selectionNegro Educational Review, 65(1-4), 87-97.

* Wood, J. L. & Hilton, A. A. (2012). Spirituality and academic success: Perceptions of African American males in the community college. Religion & Education, 39(1), 28-47.

* Wood, J. L., Hilton, A. A., & Hicks, T. (2014). Motivational factors for academic success: Perspectives of African American males in the community College. National Journal of Urban Education and Practice, 7(3), 247-265.

* Wood, J. L., Hilton, A. A., & Lewis. C. (2011). Black male collegians in public two-year colleges: Student perspectives on the effect of employment on academic success. National Association of Student Affairs Professionals Journal, 14(1), 97-110.                                                       

* Wood, J. L., Newman, C. B., & Harris III, F. (2015). Self-efficacy as a determinant of academic integration: An examination of first-year Black males in the community college. Western Journal of Black Studies, 39(1), 3-17.

* Wood, J. L. & Palmer, R.T., (2013).  Understanding the personal goals of Black male community college students: Facilitating academic and psychosocial development. Journal of African American StudiesDOI 10.1007/s12111-013-9248-3

*Wood, J. L., & Palmer, R. T. (2013). The likelihood of transfer for Black males in community colleges: Examining the effects of engagement using multilevel, multinomial modeling. Journal of Negro Education, 82(3), 272-287.

* Wood, J. L., & Palmer, R. T. (2014). Academic achievement and the community college: Perspectives of Black male students on the importance of ‘focus’. College Student Affairs Journal, 32(1), 141-154

* Wood, J. L. & Turner, C. S. V. (2011). Black males and the community college: Student perspectives on faculty and academic success. Community College Journal of Research & Practice, 35, 135-151.

* Wood, J. L. & Vasquez Urias, M. (2012). Community college versus proprietary school outcomes: Student satisfactory among minority males, 15-31.

* Wood, J. L. (2013). The same…but different: Examining background characteristics among Black males in public two year colleges. Journal of Negro Education, 82(1), 47-61.

* Wood, J. L. & Williams, R. (2013). Persistence factors for Black males in the community college: An examination of background, academic, social, and environmental variables. Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men, 1(2), 1-28.

*Wood, J. L., & Ireland, M. (2014). Supporting Black male community college success: Determinants of faculty-student engagement. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 38(2-3), 154-165.

 

Book Chapters

 

Bush, E. C., Bush, L., & Wilcoxson, D. (2009). One initiative at a time: A look at emerging African American male programs in the California community college system. In H. T. Frierson, W. Pearson, Jr., & J. H. Wyche (Eds.), Black American males in higher education: Diminishing, proportions (pp. 253-270). Bingley, UK: Emerald Group.

Freeman, T. L., & Huggans, M. A. (2009). Persistence of African-American male community college students in engineering. In H. T. Frierson, W. Pearson, Jr., & J. H. Wyche (Eds.), Black American males in higher education: Diminishing, proportions (pp. 229-252). Bingley, UK: Emerald Group.

Pope, M. L. (2006). Meeting the challenges to African American men at community colleges. In M. J. Cuyjet (Ed.), African American men in college (pp. 210-236). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Ray, K., Carly, S. M., & Brown, D. (2009). Power of mentoring African American males in community colleges. In H. T. Frierson, W. Pearson, Jr., & J. H. Wyche (Eds.), Black American males in higher education: Diminishing, proportions (pp. 271-297). Bingley, UK: Emerald Group.

* Palacios, A. M. G, Wood, J. L., & Harris III, F. (2015). Mexicano male students’ engagement with faculty in the community college. In D. Mitchell, Jr., K. M. Soria, Daniele, E. A., &J. A. Gipson (Eds.), Student involvement and academic outcomes: Implications for diverse student populations (pp. 185-200). NY: Peter Lang.

* Wood, J. L., & Harris III, F. (2014). The five domains: A conceptual model of Black male success in the community college. In F. A. Bonner II (Ed.), Building on resilience: Models and frameworks of Black male success across the P-20 pipeline. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

* Wood, J. L., & Hilton, A. A. (2012). A meta-synthesis of literature on Black males in the community college: An overview on nearly forty years of policy recommendations. In A. A. Hilton, J. L. Wood, & C. W. Lewis (Eds.), Black Males in postsecondary education: Examining their experiences in diverse institutional contexts. Charlotte, NC: Information Age.

* Wood, J. L., & Hilton, A. A. (2012). Enhancing success in the community college: Recommendations from African American male students. In T. Hicks & A. Pitre (Eds.), Research studies in higher education: Educating multicultural college students. (pp. 67-83). Lanham, MD: University Press of America.

* Wood, J. L., Palmer, R. T., & Harris III, F. (2015). Men of color in community colleges: A synthesis of empirical findings. In M. B. Paulsen (Ed.), Higher education: Handbook of theory and research. New York, NY: Springer International.

 

Reports

Gardenhire-Crooks, A., Collado, H., Martin, K., & Castro, A. (2010).Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college. New York, NY: MDRC.

* Harris III, F., & Wood, J. L. (2014). Examining the status of men of color in California community colleges: Recommendations for state policymakersSan Diego, CA: Minority Male Community College Collaborative.

* The Seven Centers Report (2014). Advancing the success of boys and men of color: Recommendations for policy makers. Contributions from The Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education, Minority Male Community College Collaborative, Morehouse Research Institute, Project MALES and the Texas Education Consortium for Male Students of Color, Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male, Black Male Institute, Wisconsin’s Equity and Inclusion Laboratory.  San Diego, CA: Printing Office.

* Wood, J. L., & Harris III, F. (2014). Picturing inequity: An infographic report on persistence and completion for men in the California community college.  Contributions from the African American Male Education Network and Development (A2MEND) and the Minority Male Community College Collaborative. San Diego, CA: Minority Male Community College Collaborative.

* Wood, J. L., & Harris III, F., & Mazyck, J. (2015). Picturing inequity: An infographic report on remediation in California community colleges.  San Diego, CA: Minority Male Community College Collaborative.

Commentaries and Editor Reviewed Articles

Bush, E. C. & Bush, L. (2005). Black male achievement and the community college. Black Issues in Higher Education, 22(2), 44.

Bush, E. C., & Bush. L. (2004). Beware of false promises. Community College Journal, 74(5), 36-39.

Herrin, B. (2015, September 28). Community colleges taking the lead to serve men of color. Evolllution.

Leach, E. J. (2001). Brother-to-Brother: Enhancing the Intellectual and Personal Growth of African-American Males. Leadership Abstracts, 14(3), 11- 14.

* Wood, J. L. (2012, May-June). From the right to fail to the right to succeed: Faculty interactions with Black males in community colleges. About Campus, 17(2), 30-32.

* Wood, J. L. (2011, August 5). Developing successful Black male initiatives. Community College Times.

* Wood, J. L. (2011, October 13). Falling through the cracks – An early warning system can help Black males on the community college campus. Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 24.

* Wood, J. L. (2015, January 21). Addressing hurdles to academic success for minority malesEvolllution.

* Wood, J. L. (2015, Feburary 11). Free community college and boys and men of color. Hechinger Report. 

* Wood, J. L., Harris III, F., White, K., & Vasquez-Urias, M. (2015, April 17). How to teach men of color: Four critical conditionsHuffington Post. 

* Wood, J. L., & Harris III, F. (2015, October 2). Train the janitor: An out-of-the box approach for Black male successHuffington Post. 

* Wood, J. L., & Harris III, F. (2015, September 8). The 3 worst job types for college men of color.  Huffington Post. 

* Wood, J. L., & Harris III, F. (2015, April 3). Mentoring college men of color: Three strategies for designing successful programs. Huffington Post. 

Young, E. (2012, January). Keeping young Black males on the degree track. Leadership Abstracts, 7(1).

Other Important Publications

Harper, S. R., & Kuykendall, J. A. (2012). Institutional efforts to improve Black male student achievement: A standards-based approachChange, 23-29.

* 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.

* Harris III, F., & Harper, S. R. (2008). Masculinities go to community college: Understanding male identity socialization and gender role conflictNew Directions for Community Colleges, 142, 25-35.

Sáenz, V.B., & Ponjuan, L. (2011). Men of color: Ensuring academic success for Latino males in higher education. Washington, DC: Institute for Higher Education Policy

* Sallee, M. W., & Harris III, F. (2001). Gender performance in qualitative studies of masculinitiesQualitative Research, 11(4), 409-429.

* Wood, J. L., & Palmer, R. T. (2015). Black men in higher education: A guide to ensuring student successNew York, NY: Routledge. (excerpts, chapters 4 and 5).