Marlon James
Assistant Professor, Teaching, Learning, and Culture
Office#: 346 Harrington Office Building
Mail Stop: 4232
Office Phone: (832) 952-7322
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Other Title: Assoc. Dir., Center for Urban School Partnerships
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Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Butterfield, V., James, M.C., & Swinton, A., (2016, In Press). Demystifying Culture and Applications for English Language Learners. In K. C. Bryan & M. V[225][225]squez Neshyba (Eds.), ESL Methods for Achievement and Equity. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company. * (In Press)

2. James, M.C., Ferguson, K., & Harmon, W.C. (2016, In Press). We[48]19re Not Misbehaving: Cultivating the Spirit of Defiance in Black Male Students. In N. Carter & M. Vavrus (Eds.), Intersectionalities of Race, Class, and Gender with Teaching and Teacher Education: Movement Toward Equity in Education. Sense Publication. (In Press)

3. Blake, J.J., Gregory, A., James, M.C., & Webb-Hasan, G. (2016). Early Warning Signs: Identifying Opportunities to Disrupt Racial Inequities in School Discipline Through Data-Based Decision Making. School Psychology Forum: Research in Practice, 10(3), 289-306.

4. James, M.C., Rupley, W.H., Hall, K. K., Nichols, J.A., Raskinski, T.V., & Harmon, W.C. (2016). Reform Stall: An Ecological Analysis of the Efficacy of an Urban School Reform Initiative to Improve Students[48]19 Reading and Mathematics Achievement. Cogent Education, 3(1), 1245089. https://doi.org/10.1080/2331186X.2016.1245089

5. James, M.C., Hall, K. K., Liles, V., Williams, T. L., & Marrero, S. M. (2016). Total Marginality: Cumulative marginality among African American students at a predominantly White institution. Journal of Multicultural Affairs, 1(1), 1-31.

6. James, M.C., Nichols, J.A., Nichols, W.D., Rupley, W.H., Franks, A., Raskinski, T.V., & Paige, D.D. (2016). Tracking Exposed: The potential for undermining urban high school students[48]19 academic success through course placement practices. IOSR Journal of Research & Method in Education, 6(3), 173-180. DOI: 10.9790/7388-060304173180

7. James, M.C. (2014). Defiance and black scholar identity development. The Black History Bulletin, 77(1), 16-20. Retrieve from http://asalh.net/bhb77.html

8. James, M.C., & Lewis, C. (2014). Kindling the spark of black male genius through education. Journal of African American Males in Education, 5(2) Retrieved from http://journalofafricanamericanmales.com/wp-content/uploads/downloads/2014/10/11James-Lewis.pdf

9. James, M.C., & Lewis, C. (2014). Villains or virtuosos: An inquiry into blackmaleness. Journal of African American Males in Education, 5(2) Retrieved from http://journalofafricanamericanmales.com/wp-content/uploads/downloads/2014/10/1James-Lewis.pdf

* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts
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Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Kristin Kistner Hall (Summer, 2016), Ph.D.
Amanda St.Clair Otten (Fall, 2016), Ph.D.
Mary Anne Figuero Charles (Summer, 2017), Ph.D.
Professional Leadership/Service (State)

(2014). Texas Summit Series on Race and Equity in TX schoo.  Chair

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