The masculine scholar Exploring fatherhood, rites of passage, education and the influence of Hip-hop on the masculine male.
Dr. Theodore S. Ransaw
A highly sought after guest speaker, Dr. Theodore S. Ransaw is a scholar specializing in the fields of Education, Afro American Studies and Communication.He holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Cultural Education and International Studies. Dr. Ransaw also has a MA and a BA in communication. He teaches classes on diversity, Black masculinity, Hip-hop music and culture and oral communication. Dr. Ransaw has numerous awards for service and leadership.
Dr. Ransaw’s personal goal is to redefine the meaning of masculinity in ways that are inclusive of not only educated Black and heterosexual males but also women in ways that are culturally affirming without being threatening or misogynistic. He believes that Black males cam indeed be smart and popular.
Fatherhood and Education
Fathers and Sons
The Single Black Parent Epidemic
Black Male Privilege.
The Black Male Identity
The Achievement Gap
Can Mentorship Be An Effective Tool in Dismantling the School-To-Prison-Pipeline?
Increasing Minority Graduate Student Enrollment
Minorities in Higher Education
Navigating the Academy
Higher education: Using Hip-hop to understand the Black male student and improve student achievement
Hip-hop and Cultural Influences
Race, space and Place: The Luminal Function of Ritual in Global Hip-hop.
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