Justin A. Coles

Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Education
Coordinator of Adolescent English Language Arts
Fordham University

Paper Session 5: Mapping / Urban Education, Friday 11/8, 1:45pm-3:15pm

Justin A. Coles is Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator of Adolescent English Language Arts in the division of Curriculum and Teaching at Fordham University, Graduate School of Education. His multidisciplinary research agenda draws from critical race studies, urban education, and language and literacy. Through his research and practice, he examines how the literacies of Black and Brown urban youth inform justice-centered educator preparation, particularly how they inform the development of counter structures to oppressive schooling and societal conditions.