Carl Gardiner

Carl Gardiner
Carl Gardiner
Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor


  • Ph.D. Counselor Education, Texas Southern University, 2005
  • M.A. Sociology, Prairie View A&M University, 1993
  • M.Ed. Agricultural Education, Prairie View A&M University, 1990
  • B.S. Animal Science, Prairie View A&M University, 1988

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Prairie View A&M University, 2008 – Present
  • Adjunct Professor, Prairie View A&M University, 2007 – 2008
  • Learning Resource Specialist, Prairie View A&M University, 1989 – 2008
  • Adjunct Professor, Houston Community College, 2002 – 2017

Research Interests

  • Diversity and Multicultural Issues in Education
  • Higher Education Delivery System
  • Recruitment and Student Retention
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Student Workforce Development

Select Publications

  • Gardiner, C.L & Zlatko (2016) Evaluating the “Structure of Nationalist Attitude” American Research Institute for Policy and Development
  • Gardiner, C. L (2015) Children and Adolescents with Oppositional Defiant Disorder: The Impact and Effects on Their Academic Achievement International; Journal of Education and Social Science Vol. 2 No. 10; October 2015 – 6
  • Douglas Hermond, Carl Gardiner, David Palmer,(2015) Teachers’ Perception of Instructional Leadership on the Performance of Jamaican High Schools Students on the Mathematics Test of the Caribbean Secondary Examination Certificate. Administrative Issues Journal Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, Vol 4Issue 2
  • Metofe, P, Gardiner, C.L; Walker A; Waynnesha W. (2014) The Influence of Psychological Factors on Academic Performance in African American Students: Another Case for Conscientiousness. Psychology Journal, 2014 Vol.11 No.2 PP 60-67
  • Marcelle S, Gardiner, C.L (2014) Violent Offenders Motivation to Change: Investigating Gang Alliance, Family Abuse, and Substance Abuse Influence Department of educational Leadership and Counseling. Journal of Social Sciences research Vol 1 2014
  • Gardiner, C.L. (2008) An examination Specific Variables of Students of African descent, and their Compatibility to Receive Counseling from Counselors who Represents Different Ethnicity Journal of Research Association and Minority Professors, Volume 10, Number 1
  • Gardiner, C.L. (2006) Examining the Influence of Racial Identity, Ethnic Identity , Ethnicity, Cultural Mistrust and Self-Esteem of Students of African Descent and their Preference for Counselors’ Ethnicity. National Forums Journal of Multicultural Issues, Volume 4 (30) 10, 13-25

Contact Information

Phone: (936) 261-3401
Office: Delco Building, Room 113