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The 13th Annual Hilliard-Sizemore Research Course

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We are pleased to announce that The 13th Asa G. Hilliard III and Barbara A. Sizemore Research Course on African Americans in Education will take place on Wednesday, April 12th, 2023 co located with the 2023 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association in Chicago, IL.

The research course pairs early career scholars and advanced graduate students directly with established researchers to explore questions and methods related to the experiences of African Americans in education. Participants are exposed to the fundamentals of developing a research agenda and career focused on conducting research on African American populations in education. The institute format includes a keynote address, breakout sessions, and one-on-one meetings.

 

The 13th Asa G. Hilliard III and Barbara A. Sizemore Research Course on African Americans and Education is sponsored by the Organizational Disparities Laboratory and the Urban Education Collaborative. If you are interested in serving as a sponsor of the event, please email Hilliard-Sizemore@msu.edu.

The course was co-founded by Jerlando F. L. Jackson, PhD and Lamont A. Flowers, PhD.

Research Course Directors

Location

Wednesday, April 12, 2023 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


2023 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association

Chicago, IL.

Contact

Please direct any comments or questions to us via email.

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Apply Now!

Application for the 13th Asa G. Hilliard III and Barbara A. Sizemore Research Course on African Americans and Education are due by February 13, 2023 at 12:00PM EST.

2023 Presenters

"The Asa Hilliard - Barbara Sizemore course was central to my development as a scholar. It opened up networks of support with emerging scholars around the country, connected me to leading mid-and senior-level scholars from around the nation, and aided me in honing my research agenda. My experience in this course advanced the completion of my dissertation and supported me in securing a faculty post at a research institution."

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J. Luke Wood

Vice President for Student Affairs & Campus Diversity and Chief Diversity Officer  San Diego State University

 Co-Sponsors

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Supporters

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Past Research Courses

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2019 Course Agenda

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2018 Course Agenda

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2017 Course Agenda

"The Asa Hilliard and Barbara Sizemore Research Course on African Americans in Education was an excellent experience as a result of its seasoned faculty. The faculty all are experts in the field. The mentorship which I received and continue to receive from the faculty is vital to my development as a scholar and practitioner. The Asa Hilliard and Barbara Sizemore Research Course on African Americans in Education assisted me in obtaining my doctoral degree in higher education. I recommend the research course without hesitation."

Adriel A. Hilton, PhD

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
Southern University at New Orleans

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In Honor of Asa G. Hilliard IlI and Barbara A. Sizemore

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Asa G. Hilliard III, PhD (August 22, 1933 - August 12, 2007) was an American researcher, historian, psychologist, and educational theorist. Hilliard was a preeminent scholar in the fields of education, child development, and social policy and was widely recognized as one of the leading experts in the field of culturally responsive education. His pioneering work on child assessment, teaching and curriculum, and African culture was grounded in his commitment to promote the genius and excellence of all children.

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Barbara A. Sizemore, PhD (December 17, 1927 – July 24, 2004) was an American educator, author, and educational theorist. In 1973, she became the first African American woman to head the public school system in a major city, when she was elected superintendent of District of Columbia Public Schools. As a scholar, she made significant contributions to the field of education, particularly in the areas of desegregation, culturally responsive teaching, and academic testing.

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