Eddie R. Cole, Ph.D., is associate professor of higher education and organizational change at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is also the author of The Campus Color Line: College Presidents and the Struggle for Black Freedom (Princeton University Press, 2020).
Eddie has received national recognition for his scholarship on college presidents and race, including: named by Education Week as one of the most influential U.S. education scholars; the 2018 Early Career Award from the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE); a 2017 Mellon Emerging Faculty Leaders Award (formerly the Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholar Award) from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation; and a 2015 National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship. Additionally, he has been a Dean’s Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
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