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Dissertation-ISU Access Only

Degree Name

Doctor of Education (EdD)


Department of Educational Administration and Foundations: Educational Administration

First Advisor

Dianne . Renn


This research represents a personalized account of the interpretations, reflections and influence of Hip Hop culture on an African-American male in public school administration. Through autoethnography, I have chronicled and traced my educational experiences from a student in high school immersed in Hip Hop culture through my journey as an educational leader. Interpretations derived from my personal experiences via the lens of Hip Hop culture will strengthen my own culturally responsive practices and provide insight to other administrators who seek to improve their culturally responsive leadership through the examination of cultural influences.


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