- Ph.D., University of Washington, 1998
- M.A., Education, California State University Dominguez Hills, 1994
- B.A., University of California, Irvine, 1990
Teaching and Research Interests
Multicultural education, the social and political context of schools, urban education, social studies education and the educational experience of African American students.
Howard, T.C. (2010). Why race and culture matters in schools: Closing the achievement gap in America's classrooms. New York: Teachers College Press.
Howard, T.C., & Flennaugh, T. (2010, in press). Research concerns, cautions & considerations on Black males in a “post racial society”. Race, Ethnicity, & Education.
Jayakumar, U.M., Howard, T.C., Allen, W.R., & Han, J.C. (2009). Privilege in the Academy: An exploration of racial climate, faculty retention, and the role of race. Journal of Higher Education, 80(2), 178-203.
Howard, T.C. & Reynolds, R.E. (2009). Parental involvement & engagement to improve the school achievement of African American students. Educational Foundations, 22, n1-2, 79-98.
Howard, T.C. (2008). “Who really cares?” The disenfranchisement of African American males in PreK-12 schools: A critical race theory perspective. Teachers College Record, 110(5), 954-985