Edward B. Fort


DepartmentLeadership Studies and Adult Education



OfficeBluford Library
Room: 357

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Edward B. Fort


Ph D: Education, University of California Berkeley, 1964

MED: Educational Administration, Wayne State University, 1960

MS: Education, Wayne State University, 1958

DIT: History, University of Michigan, 1956

BS: History; School administration, Wayne State Michigan, 1954

Research Interests

(1) Leadership, ethics and school reform (2)Leadership and the management of HBCUs (3)Critical race theory and leadership in higher education (4)Strategic planning and organizational success (5)Multiculturalism and the Cult of Cultural Deprivation (6)Front burner challenges for HBCUs - and leadership

Recent Publications

Fort,  Edward   ( 2013).  Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Making it Happen.    Lexington Books.

Okpala,  Comfort  Hopson,  Linda  Chapman,  Bernadine  Fort,  Edward  ( 2011).  Leadership development expertise: A mixed-method analysis.  ( 2,  38,  pp. 133-137).   Journal of Instructional Psychology.

Okpala,  Comfort  Hopson,  Linda  Fort,  Edward  Chapman,  Bernadine  ( 2010).  Online preparation of adult learners in post-secondary education.  ( 5,  7,  pp. 31 - 36).   Journal of College Teaching & Learning.