Course Details

Supporting Students with Food and Housing Insecurities

Dr. Frank Harris III, Dr. J. Luke Wood

Based on over a decade of research by CORA faculty
This program will explore the prevalence and impact of basic needs insecurities such as food and housing insecurities. Learners will be exposed to research around the incidence of basic needs insecurity as well as strategies and interventions to help support students in community college with basic needs insecurity.


Frank Harris

Frank Harris III

Dr. Frank Harris III is a professor of postsecondary education and Co-Director of the Community College Equity Assessment Lab (CCEAL) at San Diego State University. He is best known for his expertise in racial [in]equity in postsecondary education and has made important contributions to knowledge about college student development and the social construction of gender and race in college contexts. His work prioritizes populations that have been historically underrepresented and underserved in education.
Dr. Luke Wood

J. Luke Wood

J. Luke Wood, Ph.D. is Dean’s Distinguished Professor of Education and Vice President for Student Affairs & Campus Diversity at San Diego State University. Formerly Wood served as Associate Vice President for Diversity and Innovation. Dr. Wood is also Co-Director of the Community College Equity Assessment Lab (CCEAL), a national research and practice center that partners with community colleges to support their capacity in advancing outcomes for men of color. He has delivered over 1,000 scholarly and conference presentations and more than 150 publications to his credit, including 15 books and 75 peer-reviewed journal articles.