Scholarly Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles (student mentees names are underlined)  

  1.  Wood, J. L., Harris III, F., & Roesch, S. (in press). The validation of the Community College Survey of Men: An overview of the intrapersonal factors in the non-cognitive domain. Journal of College Student Development.
  2. Xiong, S., & Wood, J. L. (in press). Determinants of faculty-student engagement for Southeast Asian men in community college: An exploratory analysis. Journal of College Student Development.
  3. Vasquez, M. V., Falcon, V., Harris III, F., & Wood, J. L. (2017). Narratives of success: A retrospective trajectory analysis of men of color who successfully transferred from the community college. New Directions for Institutional Research, 170, 23-33.
  4. Wood, J. L., & Palmer, R. T. (2016). Determinants of intent to transfer among Black male community college students: A multinomial, multi-Level investigation of student engagement. Teachers College Record, 118, 1-28.
  5. Xiong, S., & Wood, J. L., Reid, D. O., & Harris III, F. (in press). Male Program Assessment for College Excellence (M-PACE): An initial validation of the instruments’ constructs. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 40(9), 802-805.
  6. Shumaker, R., & Wood, J. L. (in press). Understanding first-generation community college students: An analysis of covariance examining use of, access to, and efficacy regarding institutionally offered services. Community College Enterprise.
  7. Barhoum, S., & Wood, J. L. (in press). Differences in active and collaborative learning by race for community college developmental writing students. Community College Enterprise.
  8. de la Garza, T., & Wood, J. L. (2016). Military and veteran student achievement in post-secondary education: A structural equation model using the Community College Survey of Men. Community College Enterprise, 22(1) 43-54.
  9. Hicks, T., & Wood, J. L. (2016). A meta-synthesis of academic and social characteristic studies: First-generation college students in STEM at HBCUs. Journal of Multicultural Education, 10(2).
  10. Keflezighi, F., Sebahar, L., & Wood, J. L. (2016). An analysis of programs serving men of color in the community college: An examination of funding streams, interventions, and objectives. Research and Practice in Assessment, 10, 55-60.
  11. Xiong, S., & Wood, J. L. (2016). Noncognitive predictors of help-seeking among Southeast Asian men in community colleges. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 40(5), 452-455.
  12. Xiong, S., Allen, C., & Wood, J. L. (2016). The role of community college counselors as validating agents on men of color success. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 40(6), 558-561.
  13. Wood, J. L., Harrison, J. D., & Jones, T. K. (2016). Black males’ perceptions of work-college balance: The impact of employment on academic success in the community college. Journal of Men’s Studies. doi:10.1177/1060826515624378.
  14. Wood, J. L., Vasquez Urias, M., & Harris III, F. (2016). Establishing a research center: The Minority Male Community College Collaborative (M2C3). New Directions for Institutional Research, 168, 65- 77.
  15. Wood, J. L., & Harris III, F. (2015). The effect of academic engagement on sense of belonging: A hierarchical, multi-level analysis of Black men in community colleges. Spectrum: A Journal of Black Men, 4(1), 21-47.
  16. Newman, C., Wood, J. L., & Harris III, F. (2015). Black males’ masculinity and the impact on sense of belonging with faculty members in community college. Journal of Negro Education, 84(4), 564-577.
  17. Wood, J. L., & Newman, C. (2015). Predictors of faculty-student engagement for Black men in urban community colleges: An investigation of the Community College Survey of Men (CCSM). Urban Education. doi: 10.1177/0042085915623343.
  18. Palacios, A. M. G. & Wood, J. L. (2015). Is online learning the silver bullet for men of color? An institutional-level analysis of the California community college system. Community College Journal of Research and Practice.,40(8), 643-655.
  19. Wood, J. L., Newman, C. B., & Harris III, F. (2015). Self-efficacy as a determinant of academic integration: An examination of Black males in the community college. Western Journal of Black Studies, 39(1), 3-17.
  20. Wood, J. L., Nevarez, C., & Hilton, A. A. (2015). Faculty of color and White faculty: An analysis of service in the Arizona public university system. Journal of the Professoriate, 8(1), 85-109.
  21. Wood, J. L., & Harris III, F. (2015).The effect of college selection factors on persistence: An examination of Black and Latino males in the community college.  Journal of College Student Retention, 16(4), 511-535
  22. Palmer, R. T.,Wood, J. L., & Arroyo, A. (2015). Toward a model of retention and persistence for Black men at HBCUs. Spectrum: A Journal of Black Men, 4(1), 5-20.
  23. Vasquez Urias, M., & Wood, J. L. (2015).The effect of non-cognitive outcomes on perceptions of school as a feminine domain among Latino men in community collegeCulture, Society, & Masculinities, 7(1), 22-32.
  24. De la Garza, T., Wood, J. L., & Harris III, F. (2015). An exploratory assessment of the validity of the Community College Survey of Men (CCSM): Implications for serving veteran men. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 39, 293-298.
  25. Harris III, F., Wood, J. L., & Newman, C. (2015). An exploratory investigation of the effect of racial and masculine identity on focus: An examination of White, Black, Mexicano, Latino, and Asian men in community collegesCulture, Society, & Masculinities, 7(1), 61-72.
  26. Wood, J. L., & Harrison, J. D. (2014).College choice for Black males in the community college: Factors influencing institutional selectionNegro Educational Review, 65(1-4), 87-97.
  27. Wood, J. L. (2014). Apprehension to engagement in the classroom: Perceptions of Black males in the community college. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 27(6), 785-803.
  28. Wood, J. L., Harris III, F., & Xiong, S. (2014). Advancing the success of men of color in the community college: Special issue on the Community College Survey of Men.Journal of Progressive Policy and Practice, 2(2), 129-133.
  29. Wood, J. L., & Palmer, R. T. (2014). Academic achievement and the community college: Perspectives of Black male students on the importance of ‘focus’. College Student Affairs Journal, 32(1), 141-154.                                                                 
  30. Vasquez Urias, M., & Wood, J. L. (2014). Black male graduation rates in community colleges: Do institutional characteristics make a difference? Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 38(2), 1112-1124.
  31. Wood, J. L., Hilton, A. A., & Hicks, T. (2014). Motivational factors for academic success: Perspectives of African American males in the community College. National Journal of Urban Education and Practice, 7(3), 247-265.
  32. Palmer, R. T., Wood, J. L., & McGowan, B. L. (2014). A contemporary examination of gender differences in student engagement at historically Black colleges and universities: Implications for research and practice. National Association of Student Affairs Professionals Journal, 15(2), 120-134.
  33. Wood, J. L., & Ireland, M. Y. (2014). Supporting Black male community college success: Determinants of faculty-student engagement. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 38(2-3), 154-165.
  34. Harris III, F., & Wood, J. L. (2014).Community college student success inventory (CCSSI) for men of color in community colleges: Content validation summaryCommunity College Journal of Research and Practice, 1-8.
  35. Wood, J. L. (2014). Examining academic variables affecting the persistence and attainment of Black male collegians: A focus on performance and integration in the community college. Race Ethnicity and Education, 17(5), 601-622.
  36. Wood, J. L., & Palmer, R. T. (2013). The likelihood of transfer for Black males in community colleges: Examining the effects of engagement using multilevel, multinomial modeling. Journal of Negro Education, 82(3), 272-287.
  37. Harris III, F., & Wood, J. L. (2013). Student success for men of color in community colleges: A review of published literature and research, 1998–2012. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 6(3), 174-185.
  38. Palmer, R. T., Wood, J. L., & Spencer, D. (2013). Diverging interests: Balancing racial diversity and race-sensitive policies across state higher education systems. Journal of Black Studies, 44(4), 406-425.
  39. Wood, J. L. (2013). The same…but different: Examining background characteristics among Black males in public two year colleges. Journal of Negro Education, 82(1), 47-61.
  40. Wood, J. L., & Williams, R. (2013). Persistence factors for Black males in the community college: An examination of background, academic, social, and environmental variables. Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men, 1(2), 1-28.
  41. Wood, J. L., & Harris III, F. (2013). The Community College Survey of Men: An initial validation of the instrument’s non-cognitive outcomes construct. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 37, 333-338.
  42. Hilton, A. A., Gasman, M. B., & Wood, J. L. (2013). The impact of the One Florida Initiative on Florida law schools: A critical race theory analysis. Journal of Educational Foundations, 27(3-4), 103-116.
  43. Wood, J. L., & Palmer, R. T. (2013). Understanding the personal goals of Black male community college students: Facilitating academic and psychosocial development. Journal of African American Studies, 17(2), 222-241.
  44. Wood, J. L. & Hilton, A. A. (2013). Moral choices: Towards a conceptual model of Black male moral development (BMMD). Western Journal of Black Studies, 37(1), 14-27.
  45. Wood, J. L., Nevarez, C., & Hilton, A. A. (2012). Determinants of transfer among community college students. Journal of Applied Research in the Community College, 19(2), 64-69.
  46. Hilton, A. A., Gasman, M., Wood, J. L., & Williams, M. S. (2012). The relevance of Black Law Schools. Southern University Law Review, 40, 145-156.
  47. Wood, J. L., & Vasquez Urias, M. (2012). Community college vs. proprietary school outcomes: Student satisfaction among minority males. Community College Enterprise, 18(2), 83-100.
  48. Wood, J. L., & Essien-Wood, I. R. (2012). Capital identity projection: Understanding the psychosocial effects of capitalism on Black male community college students. Journal of Economic Psychology, 33(3), 984-995.
  49. Wood, J. L. (2012). Black males in the community college: Using two national datasets to examine academic and social integration. Journal of Black Masculinity, 2(2), 56-88.
  50. Wood, J. L. & Hilton, A. A. (2012). Five ethical paradigms for community college leaders: Toward constructing and considering alternative courses of action in ethical decision making. Community College Review, 40(3), 196-214.
  51. Turner, C. S. V., Wood, J. L., Montoya, Y. J., Essien-Wood, I., Neal, R., Escontrias Jr., G., & Coe, A. (2012). Advancing the next generation of higher education scholars: An examination of one doctoral classroom. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 24(1), 103-112.
  52. Wood, J. L. & Hilton, A. A. (2012). Spirituality and academic success: Perceptions of African American males in the community college. Religion & Education, 39(1), 28-47.
  53. Nevarez, C., & Wood, J. L. (2012). A case study framework for community college leaders.  Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 36(4), 310-316. 
  54. Wood, J. L., Nevarez, C., & Hilton, A. A. (2011). Creating a culture of transfer in the community college. Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity, 13(1), 54-61.
  55. Wood, J. L. (2012). Leaving the two-year college: Predictors of Black male collegian departure. The Journal of Black Studies, 43(3), 303-326. Article reprinted in the ASHE Reader on Community Colleges
  56. Wood, J. L., Hilton, A. A., & Lewis. C. (2011). Black male collegians in public two-year colleges: Student perspectives on the effect of employment on academic success. National Association of Student Affairs Professionals Journal, 14(1), 97-110.                                                 
  57. Wood, J. L. & Turner, C. S. V. (2011). Black males and the community college: Student perspectives on faculty and academic success. Community College Journal of Research & Practice, 35, 135-151.
  58. Nevarez, C. & Wood, J. L. (2010). Urban principals’ experiences and perceptions of teacher effectiveness: An analysis of student achievement, hiring and retention, and school culture. Journal of Transformative Leadership and Policy Studies, 1(1), 15-26.
  59. Turner, C. S. V., Gonzalez, J. C., & Wood, J. L. (2008). Faculty of color in academe: What 20 years of literature tells us. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 1(3), 139-168. Article reprinted in Harper, S. R. & Jackson, J. F. L. (Eds.) (2010). Introduction to American higher education. New York, NY: Routledge. Article reprinted in Harper, S. R. & Hurtado, S. (Eds.) (2011) Racial and ethnic diversity in higher education. ASHE Reader Series (3rd ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Learning Solutions.
  60. Wood, J. L. (2008). Ethical dilemmas in African-American faculty representation. Journal of Education Policy.
  61. Nevarez, C. & Wood, J. L. (2007). Implications and solutions for school leaders post Los Angeles riots: Improving urban education. Education Studies: A Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 43(3), 266-280.

Book Chapters

  1. Ray, C. A., Hilton, A. A., Wood, J. L., & Hicks, T. L. (in press). Motivational factors for academic success: Perspectives of African American males at historically Black colleges and universities. In C. B. W., Prince and R. L. Ford (Eds.), Setting a new agenda for student engagement and retention in historically Black colleges and universities.
  2. Fry Brown, R. L., Flowers, A., Wood, J. L., & Hilton, A. A. (in press). Beyond respectable: Why earn an advanced degree from a historically Black college and university. In T. L. Strayhorn, M S. Williams, and D. Tillman-Kelly (Eds.), Creating new possibilities for the future of HBCUs with research. New York, NY: Routledge.
  3. Bivens, G. M., & Wood, J. L. (2016). Voice of national researchers: African American student populations in community colleges. In A. Long (Ed.), Overcoming educational racism in the community college. Sterling, VA: Stylus.
  4. Harris III, F., & Wood, J. L. (2016). Applying the Socio-Ecological Outcomes Model to the student experiences of men of color. New Directions for Community Colleges, 174, 35-46. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
  5. Bresciani Ludvik, M. J., Goldin, P., Evrard, M. R., Wood, J. L., Bracken, W., Iyoho, C., & Tucker, M. (2016). Enhancing and evaluating critical thinking dispositions and holistic student learning and development through integrative inquiry. In M. J. Bresciani Ludvik (Ed.), The neuroscience of learning and development (pp. 234-265). Sterling, VA: Stylus.
  6. McGowan, B. L., Palmer, R. T., Wood, J. L., & Hibbler Jr., D. F. (Eds.). (2015). Reframing Black male success in education: Narratives of resiliency, inspiration, and success. In B. L. McGowan, R. T. Palmer, J. L. Wood, & D. F. Hibbler Jr. (pp. 1-17). Black men in the academy: Narratives of resiliency, achievement, and success. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
  7. Lara, R., & Wood, J. L. (2015). Impact of noncognitive behaviors on student engagement for Latino male students attending a designated two-year Hispanic-Serving Institution. In Mendez, J. P., Bonner, F. A., Méndez-Negrete, J., & Palmer, R. T., (Eds.), Hispanic serving institutions in American higher education: Their origins, and present and future challenges (pp. 133-153). Sterling, VA: Stylus.
  8. Palacios, A. M. G, Wood, J. L., & Harris III, F. (2015). Mexicano male students’ engagement with faculty in the community college. In D. Mitchell, Jr., K. M. Soria, Daniele, E. A., &J. A. Gipson (Eds.)Student involvement and academic outcomes: Implications for diverse student populations (pp. 185-200). NY: Peter Lang.
  9. Wood, J. L., Palmer, R. T., & Harris III, F. (2015). Men of color in community colleges: A synthesis of empirical findings. In M. B. Paulsen (Ed.)Higher education: Handbook of theory and research. New York, NY: Springer International.
  10. Wood, J. L. (2015). A personal narrative on Black male faculty development: Using Critical Race Theory to challenge dominant ideologies. In F. Bonner (Ed.), Ain’t I a scholar’: Narratives on the experiences of Black faculty in Predominantly White Institutions (PWIs). Sterling, VA: Stylus.
  11. Wood, J. L., & Harrison, J. D. (2015). The 2020 American Graduation Initiative: A clear vision or dim view? In E. Zamani-Gallaher (Ed.), The Obama Administration and Educational Reform: Toward New 21st Century Schools for the Global Knowledge Economy. Bingley, UK: Emerald.
  12. Wood, J. L. & Turner, C. S. V. (2015). Socialization in academe: Reflections on mentoring by a Latina-Filipina mentor and an African American male protégé. In C. S. V. Turner & J. C. González (Eds.), Mentoring across institutions, class, gender & race: Cultivating the next generation of academics of color. Sterling, VA: Stylus.
  13. Wood, J. L., & Moore, C. (2014). Engaging community college transfer students. In S. R. Harper & S. J. Quaye (Eds.), Student engagement in higher education: Theoretical perspectives and practical approaches for diverse populations (pp. 271-288)New York, NY: Routledge.
  14. Wood, J. L., & Harris III, F. (2014). The five domains: A conceptual model of Black male success in the community college. In F. A. Bonner II (Ed.)Building on resilience: Models and frameworks of Black male success across the P-20 pipeline (pp. 173-187). Sterling, VA: Stylus.
  15. Wood, J. L., Hilton, A. A., & Johnson, R. M. (2013). The effect of self-efficacy on academic and social integration: An investigation of students of color in the community college. In T. Hicks (Ed.), College student self-efficacy research studies (pp. 3-25). Lanham, MD: University Press of America.
  16. Vasquez Urias, M., Johnson, R., & Wood, J. L. (2013). The effect of non-cognitive predictors on academic integration measures: A multinomial analysis of STEM students of color in the community college. In R. T. Palmer, & J. L. Wood (Eds.), Community colleges and STEM: Examining underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities (pp. 75-90). New York, NY: Routledge.
  17. William-White, L., Wood, J. L., Essien, I., Belton, C., Muccular, G., Geary, P., & Newman, T. (2013). Mis-education or malpractice?: A rallying cry for an African-centered third space in curriculum transformation. In L. William White, D. Muccular, G. Muccular, & A. Brown (Eds.), Home, school, and third space: Fighting for curriculum transformation for critical consciousness (pp. 222-241). New York, NY: Peter Lang.
  18. Wood, J. L. (2012). Labor market outcomes for HBCU graduates. In R. T. Palmer, A. A. Hilton, & T. Fontaine (Eds.), Black graduate education at HBCUs: Trends, experiences, and outcomes (pp. 203-222). Charlotte, NC: Information Age.
  19. Wood, J. L., & Hilton, A. A. (2012). A meta-synthesis of literature on Black males in the community college: An overview on nearly forty years of policy recommendations. In A. A. Hilton, J. L. Wood, & C. W. Lewis (Eds.), Black Males in postsecondary education: Examining their experiences in diverse institutional contexts (pp. 5-27). Charlotte, NC: Information Age.
  20. Wood, J. L. & Hilton, A. A. (2012). Enhancing success in the community college: Recommendations from African American male students. In T. Hicks & A. Pitre (Eds.), Research studies in higher education: Educating multicultural college students (pp. 67-83). Lanham, MD: University Press of America.
  21. Wood, J. L., & Palmer, R. T. (2012). Innovative initiatives and recommendations for practice and future research: Enhancing the status of Black Men at HBCUs and beyond. In R. T. Palmer & J. L. Wood (Eds.), Black men in college: Implications for diversity, recruitment, support, and retention (pp. 176-196). New York, NY: Routledge.
  22. Palmer, R. T., & Wood, J. L. (2012). Setting the foundation for Black men in colleges: Implications for diversity, recruitment, support, and retention. In R. T. Palmer & J. L. Wood (Eds.), Black men in college: Implications for HBCUs and beyond (pp. 1-17). New York, NY: Routledge Press.
  23. Essien, I. & Wood, J. L. (2012). Academic and social integration for students of color in STEM: Examining differences between HBCU’s and non-HBCUs. In Palmer, R. T., Maramba, D., & Gasman. (Eds.), Fostering success of ethnic and racial minorities in STEM: The role of minority serving institutions (pp. 116-129). New York, NY: Routledge.

Book Reviews            

  1. Wood, J. L., & Palmer, R. T. (in press). [Review of the book, Understanding Community Colleges, by J. S. Levin & S. T. Kater (Eds.)]. New York, NY: Routledge. Journal of College Student Development.
  2. Palmer, R. T., & Wood, J. L. (2013). [Review of the book, African American males and education: Researching the convergence of race and identity, by T. E. Dancy III., & C. Brown (Eds.)]. Charlotte, NC: Information Age. Teachers College Record. 
  3. Wood, J. L. (2011). [Review of the book, The evolving challenges of Black college students: New insights for policy, practice and research, by T. L. Strayhorn & M. C. Terrell (Eds.)]. Sterling, VA: Stylus. National Association of Student Affairs Professionals Journal.
  4. Wood, J. L. (2008). [Review of the book, Still not equal: Expanding educational opportunity in society, by C. M. Brown II & R. D. Bartee (Eds.)]. NY: Peter Lang. Education Review.

Editor Reviewed        

  1. Johnson, M., Williams, M., & Wood, J. L. (2015). Male student success initiative: Creating alignment across college communities. Peer Review, 17(4).
  2. Wood, J. L. (2012, May-June). From the right to fail to the right to succeed: Faculty interactions with Black males in community colleges. About Campus, 17(2), 30-32.
  3. Wood, J. L. (2011, August 5). Laying the groundwork – Black male programs and initiatives in community colleges. Community College Times. 
  4. Wood, J. L. (2011, October 13). Falling through the cracks – An early warning system can help Black males on the community college campus. Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 24 
  5. Wood, J. L. (2008). Biography of Joseph Harrison Jackson. In H. L. Gates, Jr., & E. B. Higginbotham (Eds.), African American national biography– Volume 4 (pp. 449). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Reports

  1. Wood, J. L., & Harris III, F. (2017). Five Critical Facts about men of color and Food insecurity in community colleges. San Diego, CA: Community College Equity Assessment Lab.
  2. Wood, J. L., Harris III, F., & Delgado, N. R. (2016). Struggling to survive – striving to succeed: Food and housing insecurities in the community college. San Diego, CA: Community College Equity Assessment Lab (CCEAL).
  3. Wood, J. L., & Harris III, F., & Mazyck, J. (2015). Picturing inequity: An infographic report on remediation in California community collegesSan Diego, CA: Minority Male Community College Collaborative.
  4. Seven Centers Report (2014). Advancing the success of boys and men of color: Recommendations for policy makers. Contributions from The Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education, Minority Male Community College Collaborative, Morehouse Research Institute, Project MALES and the Texas Education Consortium for Male Students of Color, Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male, Black Male Institute, Wisconsin’s Equity and Inclusion Laboratory.  San Diego, CA: Printing Office. 
  5. Wood, J. L., & Harris III, F. (2014). Picturing inequity: An infographic report on persistence and completion for men in the California community college. San Diego, CA: Minority Male Community College Collaborative, San Diego State University.
  6. Harris III, F., & Wood, J. L. (2014). Examining the status of men of color in California community colleges: Recommendations for state policymakers. San Diego, CA: Minority Male Community College Collaborative, San Diego State University.
  7. Hilton, A. A., Wood, J. L., & Bell, D. B. (2013). NADOHE Membership Survey. Palm Beach Gardens, FL: National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education.
  8. Garcia, E. E., Öztürk, M. D., & Wood, J. L. (2009). The critical condition of Hispanic education in Arizona. Tempe, AZ: Office of the Vice President of Education Partnership, Arizona State University. Retrievable from: http://educationpartnerships.asu.edu/files/HispanicConditions09.pdf.