Dr. H. Prentice Baptiste

Professor H. Prentice Baptiste

Regents Professor H. Prentice Baptiste (Photo by Darren Phillips)

Distinguished Professor

Office Phone: (575) 646-2616
Department Phone: (575) 646-4820
Fax: (575) 646-5436
P.O. Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
O’Donnell Hall Room 102E

H. Prentice Baptiste is a Distinguished Achievement Professor in the College of Education at New Mexico State University (NMSU) in Las Cruces, New Mexico. His research interests include the conceptualization of multicultural education, the process of multiculturalizing educational entities, and culturally diversifying science and mathematics instruction. His most recent research interest is centered on the U.S. presidents and social justice and on the role of instructional technology and its effect on scientific literacy among students of color. Baptiste has authored or edited six books as well as numerous articles, papers, and chapters on multicultural education and science education. He works extensively with urban and rural schools and school districts in designing and implementing comprehensive diverse and multicultural plans. He has presented papers and conducted workshops in Nigeria, Egypt, Germany, Jamaica, Morocco, the Netherlands, and Kenya.