About Greg


Greg Wiggan is a nationally award nominated author, and scholar, researcher, and public speaker. He has published over 100 publications inclusive of more than 30 education books. He is award recipient of excellence in both teaching and diversity, and is a Quality Matters certified educator. His research addresses global history [Caribbean Studies], history of education, diversity, multicultural education, urban education, and urban sociology in the context of school processes that promote high achievement among student populations. In doing so, his research also examines the broader connections between the history of urbanization, globalization processes and the internationalization of education [comparative education] in urban schools and society. Some of his books include: Global Issues in Education: Pedagogy, Policy, Practice, and the Minority Experience; The Day Racism Died; Education in a Strange Land: Globalization, Urbanization, and Urban Schools –The Social and Educational Implications of the Geopolitical Economy; Curriculum Violence: America’s new Civil Rights Issue; Education for the New Frontier: Race, Education and Triumph in Jim Crow America 1867 1945; Following the Northern Star: Caribbean Identities and Education in North American Schools; Unshackled: Education for Freedom, Student achievement, and Personal emancipation; In Search of a Canon: European History and the Imperialist State; Last of the Black Titans: The role of Historically Black Colleges and University in the 21st Century; and Dreaming of a Place called Home: Local and International Perspectives on Teacher Education and School Diversity; Rise Like the Sun; Little John goes to College; Gifted; This land we Love; 15 Strategies to Help Children Achieve: Helpful Resources for Parents; among other titles.