New York University | Steinhardt School of Culture Education and Human Development
Department of Teaching and Learning
Ph.D. New York University,
New York, NY
M.A New York University,
New York, NY
B.A. University of California,
Urban Education, Department of Teaching and Learning
Sociology of Education, Department of Applied Statistics, Social Science, and Humanities
American Studies with a focus in African American Studies, Psychology and Sociology
Research & Teaching Interests
Art and Science
Art Based Research
Design & Research Methodologies
Jones-Bey, N. (2023, September) Naming A Thing: A Case for Feeling. School Crisis Recovery and Renewal Voices from the Field Blog.
Jones-Bey, N. (2023). Diasporic Dialogue: An Intergenerational Study of Black Women and Girls Educational and Lived Experiences. New York University ProQuest Dissertations Publishing. https://www.proquest.com/docview/2869169391
Jones-Bey, N., Cahill, L. (2022) "The Project of Black Girlhood: Reimaging Indivisibility Between Black Women and Girls". Ourselves In Our Work. Book Chapter.
Jones-Bey, N. (2020, May 1) "NYU Metro Center Statement - Slow Down To Move Forward." NYU Steinhardt News. https://research.steinhardt.nyu.edu/news/2020/5/1/NYU_Metro_Center_Statement_on_Covid19__ Slow_Down_to_Move_Forward
Jones-Bey, N. (2017) Liminal Labor: A Study of Non-Credentialed Staff in Socioeconomically Segregated Schools. MA Thesis.
Jones-Bey, N. (2009) Searching for Voice: A History of Black Women’s Representation. Honors BA Thesis.
Academic Honors & Awards
Dissertation Finishing Award
NYU Global Research Fellow
Urban Doctoral Research Fellowship
Teagle Foundation Grant Recipient (with Children’s Aid)
(for EXCEL at NYU—literacy focused)
EmPOWERed Woman Award, Children’s Aid
In the Spirit of Fannie Lou Hamer Award, FLHFHS
Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
NYU Global Provost Research Initiatives Grant
Steinhardt Research Scholarship and Assistantship
Steinhardt Student Challenge Grant Recipient
Teagle Foundation Grant Recipient (with Children’s Aid Society)
(for EXCEL at NYU—literacy focused)
21st Century Scholarship Recipient
Teacher for Social Justice Award
SPROUT Grant Recipient for Technology and After-School Enrichment
RICH Award for Leadership and Campus Engagement
Institute for the Recruitment of Teachers Fellow
Stiles Hall Board Leadership Award, UC Berkeley
UC Berkeley Honors Graduate and Honors Thesis Presenter
Outstanding Graduating Senior
WEB DuBois Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence and Community Service
Louise Patterson- Senior Honor for Outstanding Community Service
Alpha Phi Alpha Black Woman of The Year Award
Chancellor’s Community Partnership Grant Recipient
Chancellor’s Community Service Award
Presenter, Alder Graduate School of Education, Redwood City, CA
Presenter, Abolitionist Teaching Network, Online
Presenter, Girls for Gender Equity, Brooklyn, New York
Presenter, NYC Department of Education, Youth Summit, New York, New York
Presenter, The Posse Foundation, New York, New York
Guest Speaker, Peace Block Party, Bronx, New York
Presenter, Radical Listening: Narrative Medicine for a Polarized World, Stockbridge, MA
Panelist, CSS Absence of the Black Educator Panel, New York, New York
Keynote Address, Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom high school, Bronx, New York
Guest Speaker, Peace Block Party, Bronx, New York
Presenter, NYC DOE District 1, Conference for Racial Justice, Brooklyn, New York 2017
Panel Moderator, Decolonizing Education Conference, Brooklyn Law School
Keynote Address, June Jordan School for Equity, San Francisco, CA
Workshop Presenter, Black Student Union Summit, Berkeley, CA
Opening Address, African American Student Development Retreat
Guest Lecturer, Fall Freshman Program, University of California, Berkeley
Conference Presentations & Exhibitions
Jones-Bey, N., Ekwelum, N. (2023) South Side Community Arts Center. "Through a Lens of Beauty & Wonderment Notes on Collaborative Friendship" Exhibit. Chicago, IL.
Jones-Bey, N., Ekwelum, N. (2022) Diasporic Dialogue: A Call and Response Methodology/Dialogo Diasporico: En Chemada E. Resposta Metodologia. Participatory design for expanding views of science and science learning across the US and Mozambique Seminar. University of Pungue, Mozambique.
Jones-Bey, N., Cahil, L., Smith, B., DuBois, V. (2021) Rituals of Black Girlhood: Sacred Portraits of Play. Black Portraitures Conference VII: Play and Performance. Newark, New Jersey.
Jones-Bey, N., N. Ekwelum, N., Jones, C., Jimenez, R. (2021) Cultivating a Sense of Civic Imagination. Panel Presentation at American Studies Conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Jones-Bey, N.M., Cox, A.M. (2020) A Conversation on Youth, Arts, and Healing Justice: Aimee Meredith Cox and Noor Jones-Bey. [Presentation] Convening for Contemporary Art, Education, and Social Justice. New Museum, Manhattan, New York.
Jones-Bey, N.M. (2020) Art Making as Radical Self and Community Care in Youth Education. [Presentation] Convening for Contemporary Art, Education, and Social Justice. New Museum, Manhattan, New York.
Jones-Bey, N. Malone, H, Jones, P. (2020) Researching at the Confluence of Communities, Youth, and Families: Literacies for Liberation. Panel Presentation at National Council for the Teachers of English, Online.
Jones-Bey, N. M. (2020, Apr 17 - 21) Diasporic Dialogue: Mapping Resistance Through the Speech Acts of Black Women and Girls Over Time [Symposium]. AERA Annual Meeting San Francisco, CA http://tinyurl.com/rqggptb (Conference Canceled)
Jones-Bey, N. (2020) CUNY Gallery “Art for the People” Exhibit, New York, New York.
Jones-Bey, N. (2019) Juan San Carlos Center “Radical Futures” Exhibit, New York, New York.
Jones-Bey, N. Malone, H, Jones, P. (2019) Spirit in the Dark: Literacies for Survival. Panel Presentation at National Council for the Teachers of English, Baltimore, Maryland.
Jones-Bey, N. Malone, H, Jones, P. (2019) Spirit in the Dark: Literacies for Survival. Panel Presentation at National Women's Studies Association, San Francisco, California.
Jones-Bey, N. (2019, September) (Un) Bounded Jazz: Reimagining identity, access and performance in an afterschool classroom and a coffee shop. Learning Sciences Graduate Student Conference. Northwestern University School of Education and Social Policy, Evanston, Illinois.
Jones-Bey, N. (2019, April) Bounded Jazz: Reimagining identity, access and performance in an afterschool classroom and a coffee shop. Roundtable Presentation at the American Research Association, Toronto, Canada.
Jones-Bey, N, Madore, M, Orellana, W, Le, Khanh (2019, February) Critical Relational Methodologies: intimacy, complicity and (disrupted) storytelling. Panel Presentation at University of Pennsylvania Ethnography Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Jones-Bey, N, Ma, J, Kelton, M, Malone, H, Levandov, J, Vucetaj, S, Krishnamoorty, S, Radke, S. 2019, February) Ethnographic Threading; Multi-sited Orientation toward Analyses of Urban Youth’s Engagements in an Afterschool Documentary Filmmaking Program. Panel Presentation at University of Pennsylvania Ethnography Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Jones-Bey, N. (2018) East Building “Radical Futures” Exhibit, New York, New York. Malone, H & Jones-Bey, N (2018, June) Young Guerrilla Filmmakers: Learning in Humanizing and Agentive Spaces. Poster presented at University, Community, and Government Partnerships for Race and Equality Conference, Niagara University.
Jones-Bey, N. (2018, April) Bounded Jazz: Reimagining identity, access and performance in an afterschool classroom and a coffee shop. 2018 Poster presented at Steinhardt Graduate Research Showcase, New York.
Gilligan, C, Snider, N and Jones-Bey, N. (2018, February) Radical Listening. Presented at Nevertheless She Persisted: Power and Patriarchy in Psychology and Education, Columbia University.
Jones-Bey, N. (2017) East Building “Radical Futures” Exhibit, New York, New York.
Dawson, N, George, C, Hameed, N, Weathers, K & Jones-Bey, N. (March, 2017) Bridging the Gap: Students Voices Rising. Presented at Decolonizing Education Conference, Brooklyn Law School.
Jones-Bey, N, Sillah, M & Sylla, S. (2017, April) Radical Futures: Career Exposure at Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School. Steinhardt Graduate Research Showcase, New York University.
Research Assistant, Participatory Design Learning (U.S. and Mozambique)
Research Assistant, Mathematics Learning Pathways Project
Research Assistant, Radical Listening Project
Research Assistant, JetBlue Soar with Reading Project NYU Steinhardt
Graduate Student & Educators Research Project (U.S. and Cuba), January 2010
Teaching & Educational Experience
Educational Consultant and Trainer, Creativeworks, LLC.
Director, Excel Academy: Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools New York, NY
Educational Equity Consultant, Center for Strategic Solutions: Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools , New York, NY
College Access Director: June Jordan School for Equity, San Francisco, CA
Co-Director, Urban Promise Academy: Aim High, Oakland, CA
After-School Enrichment Coordinator and College Access Intern: June Jordan School for Equity, San Francisco, CA
Program Director, Experience Berkeley: Stiles Hall, Berkeley, CA
Class Facilitator: University of California, Berkeley Transfer & Freshman First Year Transition Course
Racism and Inequality in Structures of Education (DeCal)
Program Coordinator: Berkeley Scholars to Cal, Stiles Hall, Berkeley, CA
Master Teacher: Aim High-Urban Promise Academy, Fruitvale, CA
Survivor’s Summit Steering Committee: Girls for Gender Equity, Brooklyn NY
Sister Circle: Intergenerational Art and Mentorship Spaces, New York
Don’t Walk Away Outreach Volunteer for homeless in Harlem, New York
Co-Founder/Director Berkeley Youth Collective, Berkeley, CA
Co-Organizer: Activism Right There! Concert, Berkeley, CA
Resource Coordinator/Mentor: Berkeley Technology Academy’s Women’s Group Berkeley, CA
Tutor/Mentor: Oakland High School, Elmhurst Evenstart
Womxn and girls circle facilitator