Professor Emeritus, Teaching, Learning, and Culture
Office#: 402A Harrington Office Building
Mail Stop: 4232
Office Phone: (979) 845-8384
Other Title: Houston Endowed Chair
Primary Emphasis Area: Urban Education
Vita: View Document
Web Site:
Short Bio
Professor, Department of Educational Curriculum and Instruction, Texas A&M
University (1998- present) College Station, Texas and Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois (1991 [195][175][194][191][194][189] 1998).
Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Illinois State University,
Normal, Illinois, 1994 - 1997
Director, Chicago Metropolitan Teacher Education Center, Illinois State University, Deerfield,
Illinois, 1991- 1994.
Co-Director, Chicago Staff Development Programs and Summer Institutes, 1991-1998
Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Human Resource Development, Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1990-1991.
Consultant, Urban Schools Nationally and Internationally, 1986-present.
Other: Principal, Teacher Detroit, Michigan

Area(s) of Emphasis
Urban Education, Diversity and Teacher Education
Research Interests
Equity Pedagogy
Teacher Education
Teacher Induction
Urban Education
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Carter, N. (2015). Knowledge, wisdom and favor: Losing some battles, but winning the war. Reaching the Mountaintop of the Academy: Personal Narratives, Advice and Strategies from Black Distinguished and Endowed Professors in Education (pp. 25-43). In Thompson, G., Bonner, F. Lewis, C. (ed.), Reaching the Mountaintop of the Academy: Personal Narratives, Advice and Strategies from Black Distinguished and Endowed Professors in Education. Charlotte, NC. Information Age Publishing

2. Williams, K. & Carter, N. (2015). Preparing urban preservice teachers for diverse classrooms. In Y. Li & J. Hammer (Eds.), Teaching at Work (pp.123-144). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers

3. McEwen, T., Carter, N. & Liles, V. (2015). The African American student in historically segregated city schools: Implications for urban educators and communities. The National Journal of Urban Education and Practice, 8(3) pp. 378-394

4. Jenkins, C. Carter, N. (2013). Avoiding the pitfalls of anti-racist teaching: Lessons for White and Black educators. The National Journal of urban Education and Practice, 6(4) pp. 262-274 *

5. Carter, N., Williams, K. & Marrero, O. (2012). Classroom management in urban classrooms: Effective strategies for teachers of African American and Hispanic Learners. The National Journal of Urban Education and Practice, 5(4) pp. 390-400 *

6. Natesan, P., Webb-Hasan, G. C., Carter, N. P., & Roberts-Walter, P. (2011). Validity of the cultural awareness and beliefs inventory of urban teachers: A parallel mixed methods study. The International Journal of Multiple Research Approaches, 5(2), 1-17

7. Howell, L., Lewis, C., & Carter, N. (2011). Yes We Can. Charlotte, NC. Information Age Publishing

8. Vera, D., Hill, D. & Carter, N.P. (2010). Developing literacy in children: A pre-kindergarten Intervention in an urban school. Educational Concepts 1(2), pp.237-261.

9. Helfeldt, J., Capraro, R. M., Capraro, M. M., Foster, E. S., & Carter, N. (2009) An urban schools-university partnership that prepares and retains quality teachers for "high need" schools, The Teacher Educator, 44 1-20.

10. Butler, B. R. & Carter, N. P. (2009). Combating African American collegiate attrition: The Ronald E. McNair program. The National Journal of Urban Education and Practice, 2(3),135-145. *

Show All

* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts
No current grants/contracts
Show Completed Grants/Contracts

Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Melinda Schwetman Miller (Fall, 2001), Ph.D.
Clara Turner (Summer, 2004), Ph.D.
Archie Blanson (Spring, 2005), Ph.D.
Vickie Merchant (Summer, 2005), Ph.D.
Torrance Hawkins (Fall, 2005), Ph.D.
Claudine Sarpy-Simpson (Fall, 2005), Ph.D.
Cherrye Vasquez (Fall, 2005), Ph.D.
Corinne Valadez (Summer, 2006), Ph.D.
Phyllis Charleston-Cormier (Summer, 2006), Ph.D.
Twyla Williams (Fall, 2006), Ed.D.
Kimberly Livengood (Fall, 2006), Ph.D.
Debbie Vera (Spring, 2007), Ph.D.
Patricia Walter (Spring, 2007), Ph.D.
Prathiba Natesan (Summer, 2007), Ph.D.
Pamela Cavenall (Summer, 2008), Ph.D.
Patricia Henry (Summer, 2008), Ph.D.
Rosalinda Mercado-Garza (Fall, 2008), Ph.D.
Marlon James (Fall, 2008), Ph.D.
Ouida Colleen Plimper (Fall, 2009), Ph.D.
Rhonda King (Spring, 2010), Ph.D.
Otoniel Marrero (Summer, 2010), Ph.D.
Vonda Nunley (Summer, 2010), Ph.D.
Ayana Ma-El Allen (Fall, 2010), Ph.D.
Shanah Yandell (Fall, 2010), Ph.D.
Kamala Williams (Fall, 2010), Ph.D.
Johnetta Hicks (Fall, 2010), Ph.D.
Bettie Ray Butler (Spring, 2011), Ph.D.
Sherrie Mason (Summer, 2011), Ph.D.
Lisa Hubbard (Fall, 2011), Ph.D.
Jesse Watson (Fall, 2011), Ph.D.
Quinita Ogletree (Summer, 2012), Ph.D.
Evelyn Ogletree (Fall, 2012), Ph.D.
Tamia McEwen (Fall, 2012), Ph.D.
Aneil Smothers (Fall, 2012), Ph.D.
Yetunde Zannou (Fall, 2012), Ph.D.
Tyronne Blocker (Summer, 2013), Ph.D.
Sowanda Henderson (Summer, 2013), Ph.D.
Johnitha Johnson (Fall, 2013), Ph.D.
Dametra Skinner (Fall, 2013), Ph.D.
Rhonique Jefferson (Fall, 2013), Ph.D.
Erick Moultry (Spring, 2014), Ph.D.
Michael Rutledge (Fall, 2014), Ph.D.
Warren Leslie Chalklen (Fall, 2015), Ph.D.
Aaron Jermaine Griffin (Fall, 2015), Ph.D.
Jennifer Kathleen LeBlanc (Spring, 2016), Ph.D.
Claire Carson Benckenstein (Spring, 2016), Ph.D.
Elizabeth Ellen Deuermeyer (Summer, 2016), Ph.D.
Sunday Price Johnson (Fall, 2016), Ph.D.
Jyoti Malhan (Fall, 2016), Ph.D.
Isaac Charles Carrier (Spring, 2017), Ph.D.
Susan Lee Pelezo (Spring, 2017), Ph.D.
Wykesha Cne' Hayes (Fall, 2017), Ph.D.
Kisha Lashon Lee (Fall, 2017), Ph.D.
Vanessa Monique Liles (Fall, 2017), Ph.D.
Sonia Marie Marrero (Fall, 2017), Ph.D.
Vernee Anita Butterfield (Spring, 2018), Ph.D.
Andrea Denee Cain (Fall, 2018), Ph.D.
Editorial Positions

Editor (2011 - ). International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education

Editor (2006 - ). The National Journal of Urban Education and Practice

Editorial Board Member (2006 - 2007). International Journal for Qualitative Studies in Education

Editorial Board Member (2001 - 2003). Teacher Education and Practice

Editorial Board Member (1998 - 1999). Advancing Women in Leadership

Editorial Board Member (1997 - 2000). Action in Teacher Education

Professional Leadership/Service (International/National)

(2009-2012). Co-Chair.  Association Of Teacher Educators

(2009). Co-Director and developer.  Center for Urban School Partnerships (CUSP)

(2008-2011). Board of Directors.  National Institute for Black Family Development

(2006-2009). Vice-President and Membership Chair.  American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

(2004-2007). Secretary/Treasurer.  American Educational Research Association

(2000). Appointment by David Imig.  Chair of the Committee on Multicultural Education for AACTE


(2012). Educator of the Year Award.  Dean's Roundtable, CEHD

(2009). Workstudy Awards.  Slate Teaching Award

(2006). University Teaching Award Nomination.  The Association of Former Students

(2006). College Teaching Award Nomination.  The Association of Former Students

(2001). Houston Endowment Urban Education Chair. 

TLAC Faculty   |   TLAC Staff