February 9, 2022

New faculty associate Joe Lott

The Tech Policy Lab has welcomed a new faculty associate, Joe Lott. 

Joe is an Associate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Washington. Joe is the co-founder and Faculty Director of the Brotherhood Initiative, which focuses on empowering undergraduate men of color in areas of leadership, wellness, innovation, and social entrepreneurship. He also serves as director for the Leadership in Higher Education master’s program and as co-principal investigator on the Equitable Parent-School Collaboration Research project. 

Joe has been with UW since 2007. His research interests include using university-community partnerships to foster wellness and educational achievement among males of color throughout school systems. 

His work includes investigating how design-based research methods can be leveraged to address the organizational cultures of large research universities that have created the conditions for disparate graduation rates between undergraduate men of color and their peers.

Joe holds a Ph.D. in Education Leadership and Research, Higher Education Concentration, from Louisiana State University.

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