Dr. Carlos R. McCray is an Associate Professor at Fordham University Graduate School of Education in the Education Leadership Administration Program.
Phd, Bowling Green State University
MA, Alabama State University
BA, Alabama State University
Dr. McCray’s research interestincludes multiculturalism and building level leadership. He is also interested in urban education and the academic achievement gap. He has published multiple refereed journal articles in outlets such as the Journal of School Leadership, International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, the Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, Urban Education, and Values and Ethics in Educational Administration. Dr. McCray is also co-author of the forthcoming book titled, Cultural collision and collusion: Reflections on hip-hop culture, values, and schools due for release in fall 2010.
McCray, C. R. (2010). A holistic and critical analysis of principals’ perceptions of multicultural education. Journal of Non-Significant Results, 1(1), 37-52.
McCray, C. R., & Beachum, F. D. (2010).An analysis of how gender and race of school principals influence their perception of multicultural education. International
Journalof Education Policy and Leadership, 5(4).
Beachum, F. D., & McCray, C. R (2010).Cracking the code: Illuminating the promises and pitfalls of social justice in educational leadership. International Journal of Urban Educational Leadership, 4(1), 206-221.
McCray, C. R. (2008).Constructing a positive intrasection of race and class for the 21st Century. Journal of School Leadership, 18(2), 249-267. (Published in09).
Dantley, M. E., Beachum, F. D., & McCray, C. R. (2008). Exploring the intersectionality of multiple centers within notions of social justice. Journal of School Leadership, 18(2), 124-133. (published in 09).
McCray, C. R., Beachum, F. D., & Richardson, H. (2008).The intersection of aestheticism and administrative placement at Payton High. Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership,11(1), 44-56.
Beachum, F.D., & McCray, C.R. (2008). Leadership in the eye of the storm: Challenges at the intersection of urban schools, cultural collusion, and No Child Left Behind.Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 3(2), 99-120.
Beachum, F. D., Dentith, A. M., McCray, C. R., & Boyle, T. (2008).Havens of hope or the killing fields: The politics, practices, and pedagogy, and relationships in an urban middle school. Urban Education, 43(2), 189-215.
Seminar in Ethics and Social Justice
Strategic Thinking, Planning, and Implementation.