Dr. Gregory Anderson

Gregory Anderson, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Education
Office of the Dean
Policy, Organizational, & Leadership Studies

Current/Prospective students, please contact the College at:
Shimada Resource Center
(215) 204-8011
web: education.temple.edu/services

Other inquires:
Office of the Dean
(215) 204-8017

  • Ph.D. in Sociology, City University of New York, Graduate School and the University Center, New York.
  • Master of Arts in Sociology, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Bachelor of Arts (with distinction) in Sociology, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Scholarly Expertise & Interests
  • Sociology of Higher Education
  • Socio-economic and Racial and Ethnic Inequality
  • Urban and Comparative Education
  • Social Change and Development

Books and Articles

Anderson, Gregory M. Building a People’s University in South Africa: Race, Compensatory Education and the Limits of Democratic Reform. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., (2002).

Anderson, Gregory M.,Equity and Critical Policy Analysis in Higher Education: A Bridge Still Too Far,” Review of Higher Education, Volume 36, Number 1, Fall 2012 Supplement.

Anderson, Gregory M., Daugherty, E., Corrigan, D. “The Search for a Critical Mass of Minority Students: Affirmative Action and Diversity at Highly Selective Universities and Colleges.” PEGS: Committee on the Political Economy of the Good Society (Volume 14, No. 3, Spring 2006). 

Anderson, Gregory M., Sun, J., Alfonso, M. “Effectiveness of Statewide Articulation Agreements on the Probability of Transfer: A Preliminary Policy Analysis.” Review of Higher Education (Volume 29, No. 3, 2006).

Anderson, Gregory M., “In the Name of Diversity: Education and the Commoditization and Consumption of Race in the United States.” The Urban Review (Volume 37, No. 5, 2005).

Anderson, Gregory M., Alfonso, M., Sun, J. “Rethinking Cooling Out at Public Community Colleges: An Examination of Fiscal and Demographic Trends in Higher Education and the Rise of Statewide Articulation Agreements.” Teachers College Record (Volume 108: No. 3, 2006).  

Constantine, M. G., Anderson, G. M., Berkel, L. A., Caldwell, L. D., & Utsey, S. O. “Examining the Cultural Adjustment Experiences of African International College Students: A Qualitative Analysis.” Journal of Counseling Psychology (Volume 52, No. 1, 2005). 

Anderson, Gregory M. “National-liberation, Neoliberalism, and Educational Change: The Case of Post-Apartheid South Africa,” The Journal of African American History (Volume 88, No.4 Fall 2003).

Anderson, Gregory M., “Racial Identity, the Apartheid State and the Limits of Political Mobilization and Democratic Reform in South Africa: The Case of the University of the Western Cape,” Identity: An International Journal of Theory and Research 3 (No. 1, 2003).

Anderson, Gregory M. “The Dialectic of Domination in South Africa,” Found Object, (Vol. 1, No. 1, Fall 1992).

Book Chapters

Anderson, Gregory M., “Consuming Diversity in American Higher Education”, Book Chapter in The Future of Diversity, edited by Dan Little and Satya Mohanty, Palgrave Press, 2010.

Anderson, Gregory M. “Access to Higher Education,” Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia, ed. by James JF Forest and Kevin Kinser, ABC-CLIO (2002).

Book Reviews

Anderson, Gregory M., &  Jones, S. “Challenging Racism in Higher Education: Promoting Justice,” Review of Higher Education (Volume 30, No. 1, 2006).

Technical Reports

Anderson, Gregory M., Managing Access, Opportunity and Transforming Higher Education in Post-Apartheid South Africa: A Preliminary Analysis of Institutional Mergers, Ford Foundation (2005).  

Beck, Laurie R., Anderson, Gregory M., Lee, Ntanya. A User’s Guide to New York City Public Elementary & Intermediate Schools: Selected Statistics, 1992-1993. Community Service Society of New York, (1995).