Lawson Bush

Academic Historian

Lawson Bush, V, Ph.D. is Professor and Director of the CSULA/UCI Joint Ed.D. Program in Urban Educational Leadership. In addition to his book entitled, Can Black Mothers Raise Our Sons?, he has published over 20 articles addressing African American educational history, African-centered education, school desegregation, and Black male schooling and developmental issues in such publications as the Educational Horizons, Urban Education, Journal of Negro Education, American Secondary Education, Journal of Black Studies, Black Issues in Higher Education, and Community College Journal. His work in the academy has been augmented by his tenure as the founder and director of the following programs and organizations: Imani Saturday Academy, Neighborhood Manhood Development Program, Tehuti Educational Consortium, and Afrikan-centered Charter School Group.