Black Males in Postsecondary Institutions

Examining Their Experiences in Diverse Institutional Contexts Ten Years Later

Edited by:
Adriel A. Hilton, Southern University at New Orleans
J. Luke Wood, Sacramento State University
Chance W. Lewis, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

A volume in the series: African American Male Series: Guiding the Next Generation Through Mentoring, Teaching and Counseling. Editor(s): Adriel A. Hilton, Southern University at New Orleans.

Call for Chapters or Manuscripts

This volume of the African American Males Series: Guiding the Next Generation Through Teaching and Counseling will examine the experiences of Black males in our nation’s higher education institutions. In recognizing the role of institutions in fostering distinctive educational experiences, this volume systematically explores the status, academic achievement, and educational realities of Black men within numerous institutional types. In line with a core commitment towards transformative change, chapter authors will also provide recommendations for future research, policy, and practice aimed at fostering enhanced personal, academic, and career outcomes for Black men. The text is slated for publication fall 2022.

Topics of interest include:
• Community Colleges
• For-profit colleges
• Liberal arts colleges
• Historically Black Colleges and Universities
• Ivy league colleges
• Religious-affiliated institutions
• Private colleges
• State institutions
• Hispanic-Serving Institutions
• Research universities
• Research intensive institutions
• Predominately White Institutions

Proposals should be made on one single-spaced page, and consist of your name and affiliation, email address, a tentative title, and an abstract (200-250 words). Please include an additional page with a brief biography (200-300 words) and relevant professional publications. All proposals should be sent as a single Word file of 2 pages to Adriel A. Hilton ( by October 1, 2021.

Chapter Submission:
Authors of accepted proposals will be notified by October 15, 2021, about the status of their submission and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters, ranging from 7,000 to 8,000 words in Times New Roman 12, double spaced text, inclusive of title, abstract, manuscript, and references, should be submitted as a Microsoft Word email attachment by February 28, 2022. Manuscripts should conform to 6th edition APA style conventions. See Author Guidelines at Graphics and images may be included.

Chapters should draw from the author/s own research and include case studies and reflective questions for readers to engage in and think actively about concepts and processes. Central themes should be explained in text boxes to engage the reader in the arguments presented. The end of the chapter should provide a summary of key reflections and insights on the research methodology, and recommendations for further reading may provide a wide range of current sources for further exploration and encourage readers to expand their knowledge.

Send Inquiries to: Adriel A. Hilton -

Tentative Schedule for Publication:

Abstract Submissions: October 1, 2021

Notification of invite to submit chapter: October 15, 2021

Submission of book chapter: February 28, 2022

Reviews of book chapter manuscripts sent to author(s): March 31, 2022

Receipt by editors of final draft of book chapters: April 29, 2022

Final book submitted to publisher: May 31, 2022

Anticipated publication: Fall 2022

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