Kent McIntosh, College of Education

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Kent McIntosh, Philip H. Knight Chair

Practice Areas: School Violence, Bullying, School Discipline, Problem Behavior, Equity, Racial and Ethnic Equity in Education

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Kent McIntosh is an academic expert in school violence prevention, bullying, school discipline, and racial disparities in school discipline. His research examines how effective school and classroom behavior support practices can be implemented to enhance their effectiveness, efficiency, equity, and durability. He is co-director of the OSEP National Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports and founding member of the PBIS-SCP Canada Network. 

Recent Media: 
University of Oregon professor helps schools foster supportive learning environments (Oregon Public Broadcasting, Nov. 27, 2023)
We analyzed over 3.5 million written teacher comments about students and found racial bias (The Conversation, Nov. 3, 2023)
University of Oregon receives 21 million dollar grant to help make schools more welcoming (KEZI, Nov. 2, 2023)
Behavior vs. books: US students are rowdier than ever post-COVID. How’s a teacher to teach? (USA Today, June 12, 2023)
AG: Vancouver district discipline rates higher for students of color, those with disabilities (The Columbian, Oct. 23, 2019)
Education professor becomes the UO's latest Knight Chair (Around the O, April 3, 2019)
Unequal penalties (Eugene Weekly, March 7, 2019)
College of Education lands UO's largest-ever research grant (Around the O, Oct. 24, 2018)
Racial disparities in school discipline and law enforcement persist in Lincoln despite efforts to narrow gap (Lincoln Journal Star, May 20, 2018)
Keaton Jones bullying case highlights problem in Tennessee schools (Knoxville News Sentinel)
Black & white: racial disparities in school discipline (Peoria Public Radio, Aug. 24, 2015)