Full Name
Robert Robinson
Job Title
Asst Professor
John Jay College
Speaker Bio
Dr. Robert P. Robinson is an Assistant Professor in the SEEK Program at John Jay College, Adjunct Professor at The Graduate Center, CUNY, and an Induction Mentor at Teachers College, Columbia University. Prior to higher education, he was a K-12 educator and mentor for over 10 years. His broad research and teaching focus on Black education history, history of U.S. education, curriculum studies, higher education mentorship and advising, and the Black Freedom Movement. His prospective book project is a history of the Black Panther Party’s Oakland Community School as a site for understanding Black self-determination, the shift in mainstream curriculum and pedagogy, and the Black radical imagination in education.