Wednesday, 23 June 2021 (All day)


Wednesday, 23 June 2021 // Virtual

The Institute for Critical Perspectives and Practices on College Masculinities will provide a space for student affairs educators, scholars, and higher education professionals to critically explore and reflect on the future of men and masculinities scholarship and practice. 

This virtual institute will curate opportunities for critical reflection and provide tools for professional practice related to examining power and privilege as well as centering the experiences of marginalized masculinities in higher education. Through dynamic keynote speakers and interactive workshops, participants will gain critical perspectives and practices that will allow them to reimagine new possibilities for engaging and supporting college men. 

    • Explore emerging practices related to engaging and supporting college men
    • Develop critical perspectives on masculinities related to power, privilege, and oppression
    • Center the experiences of marginalized men in higher education through masculinities
      scholarship and practice

    • Educators who have a role related to engaging or supporting college men
    • Scholars who have a research interest related to college men and masculinities
    • Higher education professionals who have a personal interest in masculinities


$39 for ACPA members $19 for ACPA student members
$59 for non-members  $29 for non-member students

Group Registration
1-10 ACPA members- $100
10-20 ACPA members- $200


  • 12:00-12:05p - Assemble Group 
  • 12:05-12:15p - Welcome; Drs. Ashlee, Reneau and Carbonara will welcome participants, provide an overview and purpose of the institute and logistics for the day.  
  • 12:15-1:00p Keynote Address featuring Drs. Brian McGowan & Dan Tillapaugh; Facilitated question and answer with keynote speaker from questions gathered prior to the conversation and questions shared by participants in a chat function with moderators.   
  • 1:00 – 2:00p Concurrent Sessions
  • 2:00-2:20p Large Group Processing; Return to large institute zoom room, reflection/comments and share outs for processing from breakout sessions. 
  • 2:20-2:30p Break
  • 2:30-2:45p Assemble Group; Welcome back participants, members of CMM will share information about CMM and ways to become involved.
  • 2:45-3:45p Masculinities in Brief; 6 speakers will provide a concise and powerful presentation concerning issues related to men’s identity and development for student affairs and higher education professionals, each speaker will have 10 minutes for their talk. 
  • 3:45-4:45p Concluding Panel featuring Drs. Jason Laker, Wilson Okello, Rachel Wagner, Cameron Beatty, and Adrian Huerta.
  • 4:45-5:00p Closing Remarks

Keynote Address 

Dr. Brian McGowan, Associate Professor of Education and Associate Director of Pedagogy and Higher Education Research in the Center for Teaching, Research, and Learning at American University

Dr. Dan Tillapaugh, Associate Professor and chair of the Department of Counselor Education in the Graduate School of Education at California Lutheran University. 

Masculinities in Brief 
  • Dr. Antonio Duran, Florida International University
  • Dr. Keith Edwards, Independent Scholar, Speaker, & Consultant
  • Dr. William Ming Liu, University of Maryland
  • Souksavahn T. Keovorabouth, Oregon State University
  • Dr. Vincent Harris, Brown University
  • Dr. Chase Catalano, Virginia Tech

Concluding Panel 

  • Dr. Jason Laker (Moderator), San Jose State University
  • Dr. Wilson Okello, University of North Carolina Wilmington
  • Dr. Rachel Wagner, Clemson University
  • Dr. Cameron Beatty, Florida State University
  • Dr. Adrian Huerta, University of Southern California