Profile: Richard J. Reddick
Dr. Richard J. Reddick is an award-winning associate professor in Educational Administration, with courtesy appointments in the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies, and the Warfield Center of African and African American Studies. Dr. Reddick is also a fellow with the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement and the Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis, all at The University of Texas at Austin. He additionally serves as the assistant director of the Plan II Honors Program.
Dr. Reddick’s research focuses on several areas: the experiences of Black faculty and faculty of color at predominantly White institutions; mentoring and developmental relationships between faculty and Black students; and work-life balance in academia. Reddick’s research has been published in the American Educational Research Journal and the Harvard Educational Review, featured on NPR and the Associated Press, and he has co-authored and co-edited four scholarly volumes and numerous peer-reviewed articles and chapters. Dr. Reddick holds a master’s and doctorate in higher education from Harvard University, and a bachelor’s from The University of Texas at Austin. He is married and the father of two children, serves on the boards of two public charter schools, and is actively engaged in organizations focused on improving the quality of life for Black citizens of Austin, Texas.