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Department of Pan African Studies



Pan African Studies
221 Santa Susana Hall
CSU Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8315

Hours: M-F (8 a.m. to 5 p.m)
Phone: (818) 677-3311
Fax: (818) 677-3619



Cedric Hackett, Ed.D.



Cedric Hackett

Contact Information

  • Dr. Cedric Hackett
  • Assistant Professor/ Assistant Chair
    Office Location: Santa Susana 213
    Office Phone: 818-677-7155
    Email: cedric.hackett@csun.edu


Ed.D. Higher Education Leadership, California Lutheran University, May 2011
M.S. Counseling, California State University, Northridge May 2000
B.A. Sociology, California State University, Northridge December.1995
A.A. General Liberal Arts & Sciences, Ventura Community College, January 1991

Courses Taught

PAS 158         Learning Paradigms in Pan African Studies
PAS 300         Contemporary Issues within the African American Community¹
PAS 325         The Black Male in Contemporary Times
PAS 392C       Fieldwork in the African American Community
PAS 417         Equity and Diversity in Schools¹
PAS 420         The Black Child        

¹Taught in traditional and online formats

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Hackett, C. (2013). Constructing an understanding of Black student athletes- achievement concerns at a private Hispanic serving Institution, Journal of African American Males in Education, 4(1), 62-77.

  • “2nd Annual Understanding the Region VI Research Application Process” Webinar Moderator, Region VI Research Division, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, August 2013
  • “Finding Inspiration in Community Colleges”, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators; Western Regional Conference, November 2012
    “Six Pedagogical Ideas in 5 Minutes,” New Faculty Orientation, California State University, Northridge, August 2012
  • “Understanding the Regional Research Process,” Webinar Moderator, Region VI Research Division, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, June 2012
  • “Social Networking…Do’s and Don’ts,” Upward Bound Summer Workshop, California State University, Northridge, June 2012
  • “Invocation,” Black Graduation, California State University, Northridge, May 2012
  • “African American Contributions to Society,” Vaughn Next Century Learning Center, April 2012
  • “Guest Lecture,” College Achievement Now (CAN), Black History Month with CAN, Allan Hancock College, February 2012
  • “Progression: Our Expression for Humanity,” Keynote Address, Black History Month Opening Ceremony, California State University, Northridge, February 2012


Research and Interests

  • Faculty of Color in higher education
  • Black males in higher education
  • Black engagement and student success
  • Racially engaging pedagogy and Inquiry-based learning
  • Athletes in the Community College