Cole, E. R. College presidents and black student protests: A historical perspective on the image of racial inclusion and the reality of exclusion. Peabody Journal of Education. 93(1), 78-89.
Cole, E. R., Dumford, A. D., & Nelson Laird, T. F. Senior leaders and teaching environments: Faculty perceptions of administrators’ support of innovation. Innovative Higher Education, 43(1), 57-70.
Cole, E. R., & Harper, S. R. Race and rhetoric. An analysis of college presidents’ statements on campus racial incidents. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 10(4), 318-333.
Cole, E. R., McGowan, B. L., & Zerquera, D. D. First-year faculty of color: Narratives about entering the academy. Equity & Excellence in Education, 50(1), 1-12.
Cole, E. R., Howe, E. C., & Nelson Laird, T. F. Responsive and responsible: Levels of faculty encouragement of civic engagement. Journal of College and Character, 17(1), 8-22.
Cole, E. R. Using rhetoric to manage campus crisis: A historical study of college presidents’ speeches, 1960-1964. International Journal of Leadership and Change, 3(1), 11-18.2.
Shaw, M. D., Dumford, A. D., Cole, E. R., Nelson Laird, T. F., & Haywood, A. Using faculty preference to identify disciplinary pairs and foster collaboration. Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 26(3), 93-120.
BrckaLorenz, A., Ribera, A., Kinzie, J., & Cole, E. R. Examining effective faculty practice: Teaching clarity and student engagement. To Improve the Academy, 31, 149-160.
Study earned the Robert J. Menges Award for Outstanding Research in Educational Development, Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education.
Cole, E. R. African American women at historically Black colleges during the Civil Rights Movement. Journal of the Indiana University Student Personnel Association, 42, 20-28.
Cole, E. R., Harris, C., Pusha, R. & Reeves, N. An overview of two incidents involving African American Fraternities at Indiana University. Journal of the Indiana University Student Personnel Association, 42, 9-19.
Cole, E.R. Words of action: The speeches of President Alfonso Elder and the North Carolina Student Movement, 1960-1964. In D. Danns, M. Purdy, & C. Span (Eds.), Using Past as Prologue: Contemporary Perspectives on African American Educational History. Charlotte: Information Age Publishing.
Teachers College Record book review noted that this chapter “adds a necessary voice to the story of African American education that is instructive in shaping the future of the presence and significance of HBCUs.”
Faculty survey results by major field. In NSSE 2012 Annual Report, Promoting student learning and institutional improvement: Lessons from NSSE at 13. Bloomington, IN: Center for Postsecondary Research, Indiana University, School of Education.
Cole, E. R. Guess who else is reading those ‘Facebook’ entries. In Laura Gray-Rosendale, POP PERSPECTIVES: Readings to critique contemporary culture. New York: McGraw-Hill.