Professor Jordan Bell, BA, MA (SUNY-New Paltz)

Jordan Bell
Office: Race 4016

Jordan Bell is an award-winning Black Studies, English, and Philosophy educator who teaches courses through a critical lens, and he is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Urban Education at the CUNY Graduate Center with research interests that center around Critical Race Theory, BlackCrit, Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Education (CRSE), Healing Centered Engagement, and Racial Literacy, amongst other things. Moreover, Jordan also serves as the Chair of the State University of New York (SUNY) Black Faculty and Staff Collective (SBFSC) where the collective works to support Black Bodies at SUNY and beyond, as a For the Culture intern at Equity & Excellence in Education, and as an editor for New York University’s (NYU) Voices in Urban Education (VUE) Journal and Co-EIC for CUNY GC's Urban Education journal, Theory Research and Action in Urban Education. Here are some of Jordan's recent publications: 

"Going beyond anti-racist pedagogical practices: Co-constructing a pro-Black classroom." Journal for Multicultural Education. (2022).

 "Diggin’ in the Racial Literacy Crates." Equity & Excellence in Education. (2021).

Get to Know Me, Homey: Exploring Critical, Relational, and Racial Literacy Possibilities in Academic, Co-Excavative Letter Writing.Journal for Multicultural Education. (2022).

 "We are each other’s breath: Tracing interdependency through critical poetic inquiry." International Studies in Sociology of Education. (2021).

"Beyond Brutality: Addressing Anti-Blackness in Everyday Scenes of Teaching and Learning." Northwest Journal of Teacher Education. (2021).