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David Horton

Associate Professor, Counseling and Higher Education
Counseling and Higher Education
McCracken Hall 432G

Dr. David Horton Jr., holds the B.S. in History and the M.L.A. in History from Dallas Baptist University. He earned the Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Florida. In 2009 Dr. Horton was awarded the Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Southeastern Association for Community College Research (SACCR) for his dissertation titled, Comparative Study Of The Persistence And Academic Success Of Florida Community College Student-Athletes And Non-Athlete Students: 2004 to 2007.


Most Recent Publications:


Mendoza, P., Horton, D., Jr., & Mendez, J. P. (2012). Retention among community college student-athletes. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 36(3), 201-219.


Hoffman, J. L., & Horton, D., Jr. (2011). State gender law and athletic participation among community colleges in Washington state. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 35(1), 165-178.


Horton, D., Jr. (2011). Man-to-man: An exploratory study of coachesimpact on Black male student-athlete success at HBCUs. In R.T. Palmer & J.L. Wood (Eds.), Black men in college: Implications for HBCUs and beyond (pp. 138-147). New York, NY: Routledge, Taylor and Francis.


Horton, D., Jr. (2011). Developing an institutional culture toward degree attainment for student athletes. In E. M. Cox & J. S. Watson (Eds.),Marginalized students. New Directions for Community Colleges, 155, 27-33. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.


Ponjuan, L., & Horton, D., Jr. (2010). Tenure and African American faculty.Encyclopedia of African American Education (pp. 619-621). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.


Hagedorn, L.S., & Horton, D., Jr. (Eds.). (2009). Student athletes and athletics. New Directions for Community Colleges, 147.  San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.