Dr. J. Luke Wood is an Assistant Professor of Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education at San Diego State University. Wood also serves as the Chair of the Multicultural/Multiethnic Education: Research, Theory & Practice (MME) Special Interest Group (SIG) of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Luke is the former Co-Coordinator of the Arizona Program for Policy, Ethics & Education Leadership in Arizona. Dr. Wood holds a PhD in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies with a concentration in Higher Education from Arizona State University. His dissertation focused on academic success factors for African American male students in the community college. Luke is also co-author of the textbook, Community College Leadership & Administration: Research, Theory & Practice. Luke has been the recipient of numerous awards including the: the Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Fellowship; Top 30 under 30 from the Sacramento Observer; the Distinguished Fellows Presentation award from the International Society for the Exploration of Teaching in Learning.