David Hughes is a Lecturer at Morgan State University and a Doctoral Student in Educational Leadership at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU). Prior to his work in higher education, David has had numerous years of experience in the sports industry working with the Houston Texans, the University of Texas, interning at ESPN, the University of Miami, the Orange Bowl Committee, and 790 the Zone for the Two Live Stews.
While at PVAMU, David has presented his research at two national conferences: American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the Research Association of Minority Professors (RAMP) and one Texas A&M system conference. His research interest include: African American athletes financial literacy, Recruitment experiences of top tier African American student athletes who choose to attend Historically White Institutions (HWIs) instead of Historically Black Institutions (HBIs), How Historically Black Institutions (HBIs) can monetize their athletic programs, Black Leadership in Sports, The Business of African Americans in Sports; Interest Convergence Theory, Professional Sports and Political Power, and The Miseducation of the Black Athlete.
David has been nominated for faculty of the year, selected as an Emerging Scholar by AERA, and has received certificates from the University of Pennsylvania for Race and Equity in Education, and Hampton University for Executive Leadership training.
In addition, David is the Founder and CEO of View House Strategy Firm, an educational consulting firm, a member of the Emerging 100, and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.