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About Fred A Bonner II

Dr. Fred A Bonner II is the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Chair in Education in the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey. Dr. Bonner’s research examines issues related to gifted African American males, Millenials, and African Americans in Science, Technology,Engineering and Mathematics across varying institutional types including PWIs and HBCUs.
Known also for his teaching and mentoring, he published (2010) Academically Gifted AA Male College Students and is Co-Editor of the Diverse Millenial Students in College (2011), among numerous journal articles and book chapters.
Dr. Bonner maintains a rigorous academic and service calendar. He currently serves on several editorial boards and maintains professional memberships in national associations. These include:
- American Association of Blacks in Higher Education
- American College Personnel Association
- American Educational Research Association
- Association of the Study of Higher Education
- National Association of Student Affairs Professionals
-Southwest Education Research Association
- Texas Association of Black Personnel in Higher Education


Present Professor, Rutgers University
Present Samuel DeWitt Proctor Chair in Education, Rutgers University

Research Interests

Higher Education Administration, Gifted Education for African American Males, and Diverse Millennials

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Honors and Awards

  • 2010 Extraordinary Service Award, Texas A&M University, College of Education and Human Development
  • 2010 Faculty Member of the year, Texas A&M University Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education Cohort, College Station, Texas
  • Dissertation of the Year Award
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Gamma Beta Phi Honorary Fraternity
  • Phi Eta Sigma Honorary Fraternity

Contact Information

Graduate School of Education
10 Seminary Place
New Brunswick, NJ 08901


Articles (24)

Books (3)