Dr. David Horton Jr., has been on the faculty at Ohio University for eight years. He currently serves as an associate professor and the program coordinator for the Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) program. His research centers on the curricular and co-curricular experiences of marginalized groups at the community college, with a special focus on student athletes. Selected highlights of his research include studies on graduation rates for student athletes at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, the impact of athletic participation on Black male student athletes’ academic success, and the impact of enrollment patterns of Black males at community colleges on degree completion. His work has been featured in scholarly and practitioner-based outlets, such as Inside Higher Ed and the Community College Times. Dr. Horton earned his doctorate in Higher Education Administration from the University of Florida.
David Horton Jr., Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator
Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA)
The Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education
N281 Lindley Hall
Athens, OH 45701
Ph: (740) 593-4163
Skype ID: prof_horton
“Education should not be the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire” – William Bulter Yeats