NACAC 2017 Keynote Speaker Shaun R. Harper

Thursday, September 14, 2017

01:00 PM to 03:00 PM

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC)

Shaun Harper


Shaun R. Harper is the Clifford and Betty Allen Professor in the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California, and executive director of the USC Race & Equity Center. He also is president of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Dr. Harper’s research focuses on race and student success in higher education, as well as boys and men of color in the United States. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and other academic publications, and received more than $12 million in research grants. Johns Hopkins University Press is publishing his 13th book, Race Matters in College. His research has been cited in more than 5,000 published studies. The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Chronicle of Higher Education, and over 11,000 newspapers have quoted Professor Harper and featured his research. He spent a decade on the University of Pennsylvania faculty, where he founded the Center for the Study of Race & Equity in Education.