Kenneth M. Tyler, Ph.D.
Department Chair, Professor
Dr. Tyler received his Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from Howard University in 2002. Dr. Tyler has broad research interests with African American and ethnic minority student populations. His work spans topics such as culture and cognitive development, race and racism, identity development, school-based and community-based learning and socialization processes, motivation, school attachment, and African American student achievement.
Dr. Tyler has also developed a conceptual framework based on literature regarding invisibility syndrome and intersectionality to aid in the investigation of African American male student social and academic experiences. His current research seeks to examine predictive associations with and overall model fit to data collected from African American male high school students. Full member of the Graduate Faculty.
Research categories: Diversity in Education, Motivation, Educational Psychology