A former mathematics teacher and coach, Prof. Terry's research focuses on the
creation of critical race "counterspaces" as an alternative environment for the
mathematics education of high school-aged Black males. In these spaces, he explores the
impact of critical literacies on the formation of Black males' racial and
mathematics identities, as well as their social agency. In addition to consulting on the
development on single-sex educational programs, Dr. Terry works with pre-service &
in-service K-12 educators developing socially-just and anti-racist pedagogies in school
communities across urban Los Angeles and Southern California. 

Articles

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Does the "Negro" Still Need Separate Schools? Single-Sex Educational Spaces as Critical Race Counterspaces, Urban Education (2013)

This article explores whether contemporary educators should consider single-sex educational settings as viable interventions in...

 

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Black Males, Social Imagery & the Disruption of Pathological Identities: Implications for Research & Teaching (with Tyrone C. Howard and Terry K. Flennaugh), Educational Foundation (2012)
 

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"I've come too far, I've worked too hard!": Reinforcement of support structures among Black male mathematics students (with Ebony O. McGee), Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College (2012)

Along with the growth and refinement of our shared discourses on equity, the community of...

 

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Culturally-responsive Pedagogy for African American Students: Promising Programs and Practices for Enhanced Academic Performance (with Tyrone C. Howard), Teaching Education (2011)

The academic outcomes for African American students continue to lag behind their White, Latino, and...

 

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Mathematical Counterstory and African American Male Students: Urban Mathematics Education from a Critical Race Theory Perspective, Journal of Urban Mathematics Education (2011)

In this article, the author argues that the persistent underachievement of many African American male...

 

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Expectations of the System, Faculty Scholarship (2009)

Expectations of the System is a student-created film which details the findings of a...