Brian Edward Harper, Ph.D., Esq.
 Title: Associate Professor
 Dept: Curriculum & Foundations
 Office: JH 358
 Phone: 216-875-9770
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. JH 358, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Ph.D., Educational Psychology, The Ohio State University, 2004
J.D., Cleveland State University, 2020
Brief Bio:
Dr. Brian E. Harper is an Associate Professor in the department of Curriculum and Foundations. A former classroom teacher in the Philadelphia , PA public school district, Dr. Harper completed his doctoral work at The Ohio State University in Educational Psychology. His research interests include African American racial identity development and motivational psychology, particularly as it applies to students in urban settings. His current work focuses on African American students and the factors that promote or inhibit academic self-regulation.
Research Grants:
Faculty Research Mentoring Program. Funded by the Office of the Dean, College of Education and Human Services, 2004

An investigation of the Use of Electronic Feedback as a feature of an educational psychology course. Funded by the University Center for Teaching and Learning, 2005.

Enhancing Online Learning Communities (core member). Funded by the Ohio Learning Network, 2007.

Using chess as a means to prepare students for the Ohio mathematics common core. Funded by the Faculty Scholarship Initiative, 2014.