Dr. Robinson co-authors book about priorities of the professoriate

05/05/15

bookLSU School of Leadership & Human Resource Development (SLHRD) Assistant Professor Dr. Petra Robinson’s recently co-authored book, Priorities of the Professoriate: Engaging Multiple Forms of Scholarship Across Rural and Urban Institutions, is now available for purchase.

Priorities of the Professoriate: Engaging Multiple Forms of Scholarship Across Rural and Urban Institutions explores important issues across multiple fields represented by the scholars and members of the American Association of Blacks in Higher Education (AABHE). Established in 2006, the AABHE, formerly constituted as the Black Caucus (American Association of Higher Education), has been the consistent voice of Black issues in academe.

AABHE scholars contributed chapters based on their disciplinary focus. Dr. Robinson's focus is 'The Scholarship of Engagement: A Reason to Cross the Ivory Tower's Moat'.

This scholarly book provides insight on how not only faculty, but also administrators who are invested in insuring that the priorities of the professoriate are aligned with the mission and vision of urban postsecondary institutions.

Keenly interested in issues of race, class, gender, and color, Dr. Robinson’s research focuses on colorism, international adult learning and development, and social justice in education across institutional types.

Priorities of the Professoriate: Engaging Multiple Forms of Scholarship Across Rural and Urban Institutions is available for purchase at: www.infoagepub.com/products/Priorities-of-the-Professoriate

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The College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) is a nationally accredited division of Louisiana State University. Formed in 2012, CHSE brings together programs and capitalizes on individual strengths to create a dynamic new college that addresses the socially significant issues we face as a state and nation. The College is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Leadership and Human Resource Development, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Library and Information Science, the School of Social Work, and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer 8 undergraduate degree programs and 18 graduate programs, enrolling more than 1,900 undergraduate and 977 graduate students. The College is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is continually working to improve its programs.

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