The Nelson Mandela Award

 

Education:

MA - Political Science, New School for Social Research, NY, 1984
Diploma in International Relations, New School for Social Research, NY, 1983

BA - Political Science, Brooklyn College, City University of NY, 1978

Summer Seminar on “Cooperation and Discord: US-Caribbean Relations”, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, T&T, 1978

Summer Symposium on “Flags, Independence, and Beyond”, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica, 1977

Summer Seminar on “Social and Economic (Under) Development of West Africa”, University of Ghana, Legon. 1976

Employment: Teacher of Social Studies, NYC Department of Education, Brooklyn, NY, 1984 - Present

  • Founded Dissidence, a critical student literacy journal. 9/2005 – 6/2007

  • Founded the Society for Independent Thought and Countercurrents, a Communication Arts, problem-posing journal. 2000-2005

  • Conceptualized and supervised production of “Crossing Swords” (1987-2000), an acclaimed student journal and founded the Society for Social Analysis, a student- centered after-school group.