Shaun Harper

Expert in minorities, gender and higher education
  • Executive Director, USC Race and Equity Center
  • Clifford H. and Betty C. Allen Professor in Urban Education
  • Professor of Education & Business
  • USC Rossier School of Education
Office: (213) 740-0385


  • Race
  • Equity
  • Diversity
  • African Americans
  • Black male student success
  • Latinos
  • minorities
  • Urban education
  • Higher education
  • Gender
  • College sports

Additional Information

  • President of the Association for the Study of Higher Education
  • Member of President Barack Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Advisory Council (2015-2017)
  • Interviewed on CNN, ESPN, and NPR
  • Quoted and featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Chronicle of Higher Education, and over 11,000 news outlets