Shaun Harper

University of Pennsylvania

Shaun R. Harper is a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, where he founded and serves as executive director of the Center for the Study of Race & Equity in Education. He studies topics pertaining to race and gender in education and social contexts, equity trends and climate issues on college campuses, Black and Latino male student success in high school and higher education, college student engagement, and intercollegiate athletics. Professor Harper is author of over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and other academic publications, and recipient of nearly $12 million in research grants. Johns Hopkins University Press is publishing his 13th book, Race Matters in College. The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Chronicle of Higher Education, and over 11,000 other newspapers have quoted Dr. Harper and featured his research. He was recently elected President of the Association for the Study of Higher Education.

Email Shaun Harper at: sharper1@upenn.edu