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Theodore Ransaw

Outreach Specialist
Michigan State University

Theodore S. Ransaw is an Outreach Specialist for the Office of K-12 Outreach in the College of Education and a Core Faculty Member of African and African American Studies at Michigan State University. He has three interrelated research streams, fathering involvement and educational outcomes, Black males and achievement gaps, as well as student identity as a reader. Dr. Ransaw is a co-editor of The International Handbook of Black Community Mental Health, an author and co-editor of The Handbook of

Biography

Theodore S. Ransaw is an Outreach Specialist for the Office of K-12 Outreach in the College of Education and a Core Faculty Member of African and African American Studies at Michigan State University. He has three interrelated research streams, fathering involvement and educational outcomes, Black males and achievement gaps, as well as student identity as a reader. Dr. Ransaw is a co-editor of The International Handbook of Black Community Mental Health, an author and co-editor of The Handbook of Research on Black males, and senior editor for the book series International Race and Education at Michigan State University Press. Dr. Ransaw received his Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, with a focus on multicultural and international education.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Fathering involvement, Black males and educational outcomes, identity as a reader, connotative behavioral specialist, certified educational coach, and Adolescent Critical Reading Intervention

Personal Interests

    Martial arts and cooking

Books

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Articles

Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men

Cool papas: How six fathers in mid-Michigan use sports as a tool for engagement, accessibility and responsibility to increase the educational outcomes of their children


Published: Nov 30, 2017 by Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men
Authors: Theodore S. Ransaw
Subjects: Gender & Sexuality

Play thus had a key and interrelated role in fostering positive educational outcomes in the three areas of fathering involvement: accessibility, engagement, and responsibility.

Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men

The good father: African American fathers who positively influence the educational outcomes of their children


Published: Nov 30, 2014 by Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men
Authors: Theodore Ransaw
Subjects: Gender & Sexuality

he implications for researchers is that the fathering involvement scale may be a viable lens to support objective perspectives of fathers.

Journal of Black Masculinity

The impact of television portrayals of fatherhood and its influence on Black masculinity: Video clip reflection responses of five African American fathers in southern Nevada


Published: Nov 30, 2013 by Journal of Black Masculinity
Authors: Theodore Ransaw
Subjects: Gender & Sexuality

Black fathers do indeed parent their children

Words. Beats. Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture

Ver y ser visto: To see and be seen in Latin hip-hop


Published: Nov 30, 2012 by Words. Beats. Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture
Authors: Theodore Ransaw
Subjects: Anthropology - Soc Sci

This study borrows investigative methods from the functional approach to myth, which focuses on myths to accomplish political goals and social movements