- Professor of Education
- Pritzker Family Endowed Chair in Education to Strengthen Families
- Director, Black Male Institute
- Ph.D., University of Washington, 1998
- M.A., Education, California State University Dominguez Hills, 1994
- B.A., University of California, Irvine, 1990
Teaching & Research Interests
- Multicultural education
- Social and political context of schools
- Urban education
- Social studies education
- 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