Dr. Fred A. Bonner is the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Chair in Education at Rutgers University. He has also served as both Professor of Higher Education Administration and Associate Dean of Faculties at Texas A&M University, College Station. He received his B.A. degree in Chemistry from the University of North Texas, an M.S.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from Baylor University, and an Ed.D in Higher Education Administration and College Teaching from the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville.
Dr. Bonnerís research has focused on academically gifted African American male college students, teaching in the multicultural college classroom, diversity issues in student affairs, and success factors influencing the retentions of students of color in higher education. Dr. Bonner currently serves as an assistant editor for the National Association of Student Affairs Professionals Journal. His publications include numerous journal articles, and several books, including Academically Gifted African American Males in College. He is the editor of the 2011 publication, Diverse Millennial Students in College: Implications for Faculty and Student Affairs.
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