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Lisa Jones

Lisa Jones, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Multicultural Education,
College of Education

Contact number: 281-283-3551
Email: jonesl@uhcl.edu
Office: 1325-07

Areas of Expertise

  • Multicultural Education and Technology
  • Multicultural and Diversity Issues
  • Learning Styles of Minority Students
  • Racial Tolerance in Education
  • Educational Leadership and Administration


  • Johnson, D., Jones, L., Simieou, F., Matthew, K., & Morgan, B. (2013). The relationship between grade configuration and standardized science test scores of fifth grade students: What school administrators should know. Journal of At-Risk Issues, 17(2), 31 – 38.
  • Jones, L. (2012, Fall). National Association of African American Studies and Affiliates: How the organization redefines the dialogue about multicultural education. Twentieth Commemorative Edition of the Journal of Intercultural Disciplines, 11, 27-36.
  • Shodavaram, M., Jones, L., Weaver, L., Marquez, J., & Ensle, E. (2009, Spring). Education of non-European ancestry immigrant students in suburban high schools. Multicultural Education, 16(3), 29-36.
  • Penn, E., Pirtle, D., & Jones, L. (2007). Prevention and diversion of delinquency in Texas. In S. M. Cox, J. M. Allen, R. D. Hanser, & J. J. Conrad (Eds.). Juvenile Justice: A guide to theory, policy, and practice (6th ed.)(pp. 204 – 215). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Jones, L. (2005, Summer). The multicultural education perspective on the cultural identity of students: What teachers should know about student diversity. Kappa Delta Pi Record, 41(4), 150-151.
  • Jones, L. (2005, January). Maintaining the curricular philosophies of a multicultural education course: From face-to-face to eLearning Environments. AACE Journal, 13(1), 91-99.
  • Wilson, M., Jones, L., Marquez, J., & Tanguma, J. (Winter, 2005). Black students' perceptions about academic achievement. Journal of Intercultural Disciplines, 5, 169-190.
  • Jones, L. (2004, Winter). Teaching citizenship through multicultural education. Kappa Delta Pi Record, 40(2), p. 60-61.
  • Jones, L. & Weaver, L. (2003, Winter). Attitudes and perceptions about race of preservice and inservice teachers. Texas Association of Bilingual Education Journal, 7(1), 63-72.

Awards and Accomplishments

  • Piper Award Nominee – Outstanding Teaching Award (2004)
  • National Association of African American Studies (NAAAS) Board of Directors (2003)
  • National WebCT Exemplary Course Project Nominee (2002)
  • People's Republic of China Academic Scholar Award (2001)
  • Piper Award Finalist (1999)
  • Who's Who Among American College Students
  • Kappa Delta Pi - Deborah P. Wolfe Laureate Scholarship (1997)
  • Kappa Delta Pi - Honor Society in Education Inductee (1997)
  • Educational Testing Service 1997 Summer Graduate Research Award.