Dr. J. Luke Wood
J. Luke Wood, Ph.D. is Vice President of Student Affairs & Campus Diversity and Chief Diversity Officer at San Diego State University. Dr. Wood is also the Dean’s Distinguished Professor of Education in SDSU's College of Education. Wood’s research focuses on factors affecting the success of Black and African American boys and men of color education, with a specific focus on early childhood education and community colleges. Dr. Wood has delivered over 1,000 scholarly professional and conference presentations and has authored over 160 publications, including more than 70 peer-reviewed journal articles and 16 books.