315C Miller

Additional Appointments

Founding Director, Brotherhood Initiative

Research Interests

Equity Studies
Higher Education
Policy & Educational Reform

Joe Lott

Associate Professor
Ph.D., 2005, Education Leadership and Research, Higher Education Concentration, Louisiana State University
Centers and Initiatives


Lott, J., & Antony, J. S. (Eds.) (2012) Multilevel Modeling: Techniques and Applications in Institutional Research. New Directions for Institutional Research, no. 154.  San Franciso, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Journal articles

Lott, J. &  Brundage, T. (2022): Race, Racialization, and Racism: Students of Color and Short-Term Study Abroad Learning, Journal of Language, Identity & Education, DOI: 10.1080/15348458.2022.2149532

Lott, J., Bauman, K. M., & Yeh, T. L. (2022). Men of Color Programs at Public Baccalaureate Institutions: A Typology of Institutional Context & Diversity. Research in Higher Education, 1-25. DOI: 10.1007/s11162-022-09726-3

Lott, J., Perez, D., Yeh, T. (2021). Cross Racial Agency: Exploring a New Form of Collaborative Practice to Support Men of Color in Higher Education. Teachers College Record, 123(2), 1-40. 

Lott, J., & Love, C. (2019). Undergraduate men of color experiences with the 2016 presidential election. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education.

Ishimaru, A. M., Lott, J., Torres, K. E., & O’Reilly-Diaz, K. (2019). Families in the driver’s seat: Catalyzing familial transformative agency for equitable collaboration. Teachers College Record, 121(11).

Ishimaru, A. M., Torres, K. E., Salvador, J. E., Lott, J., Williams, D. M. C., & Tran, C. (2016). Reinforcing Deficit, Journeying Toward Equity Cultural Brokering in Family Engagement Initiatives. American Educational Research Journal, 0002831216657178.

Nielsen, K., Abbott, R., Griffin, W., Lott, J., Raskind, W., & Berninger, V. W. (2016). Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Assessment for Dyslexia in Adolescents and Young Adults. Learning disabilities (Pittsburgh, Pa.), 21(1), 38.

Auxland, R., & Lott, J. (2015).  The Ecology of Volunteerism Among College Women: Identifying Campus Environments that Inform Volunteering Behaviors. NASPA Journal about Women in Higher Education, 8(1), 47-65.

Fajardo, I., Lott, J., & Contreras, F. C. (2014).  Volunteerism: Latino students and college experiences. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education. 13(3), 139-157.

Lott, J., Hernandez, J. M., King, J. P., Brown, T. J, & Fajardo, I. (2013). Public vs. Private Colleges:  Political Participation of College Graduates. Research in Higher Education, 54(8), 895-929.

Lott, J. (2013).  Black students in college and civic engagement: academic and social influences. College Student Affairs Journal, 32(2), 111-123.

Lott, J.  (2013). Predictors of Civic Values: Understanding Student-level and Institutional-Level Effects. Journal of College Student Development, 54(1), 1-16.

Lott, J. & Eagan, K. (2011). Assessing the Psychometric Properties of Civic Values. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 48(3), 333-347.

Lott, J. (2011) Testing the Factorial Invariance of the Black Racial Identity Scale Across Gender. Journal of College Student Development, 52(2), 224-234.

Lott, J., Gardner, S., & Powers, D. (2009). Doctoral Student Attrition in the STEM Fields. Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory, and Practice, 11(2), 247-266.

Lott, J. (2008) Black Students’ Perceptions of Community Outreach: Implications for Bonding Social Capital. Journal of Negro Education, 77(1), 3-14.

Lott, J. (2006) Racial Identity and Black Students’ Perceptions of Civic Skills. Race, Gender & Class. 13(3-4), 239-254.