Dr. Diop chronicles his final years in education as a central office administrator and the hurdles he encountered while serving as principal of one of San Antonio's most challenging high schools. In addition, he offers advice to sitting and aspiring principals who lead inner-city schools. The Making of a MAD Man invites readers to remain positive and motivated despite adversity and to have an unwavering determination to achieve their goals. Dr. Diop's career in public education spans over 25 years. He has served at every leadership level in the K-12 arena. He is a staunch advocate of strengthening America's neighborhood schools.