Noor Jones-Bey

New York University | Steinhardt School of Culture Education and Human Development

Department of Teaching and Learning

Education

Ph.D. New York University,

New York, NY 

2022

M.A New York University,

New York, NY

2017


B.A. University of California,

Berkeley, CA

2010

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

  • Sociology

  • Urban Education

  • Black Studies 

  • American Studies

  • Listening Guide Methodology

  • Critical Theories

  • Art Based Research

  • Visual Culture

  • Learning Sciences

  • Indigenous Studies

Forthcoming Publications

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

Urban Doctoral Research Fellowship
2019-2020

Teagle Foundation Grant Recipient (with Children’s Aid) 

(for EXCEL at NYU—literacy focused) 
2019-2021

EmPOWERed Woman Award, Children’s Aid
2018-2019

In the Spirit of Fannie Lou Hamer Award, FLHFHS
2018-2019

Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship 
2018-2021

NYU Global Provost Research Initiatives Grant 
2017-2018

Steinhardt Research Scholarship and Assistantship
2017-2021

Steinhardt Student Challenge Grant Recipient
2016-2017

Teagle Foundation Grant Recipient (with Children’s Aid Society)
(for EXCEL at NYU—literacy focused)
2015-2019

21st Century Scholarship Recipient
2015-2017

Teacher for Social Justice Award
2014-2015

 

SPROUT Grant Recipient for Technology and After-School Enrichment
2015

RICH Award for Leadership and Campus Engagement
2014

Institute for the Recruitment of Teachers Fellow
2012-2013

 

Stiles Hall Board Leadership Award, UC Berkeley
2011-2012

UC Berkeley Honors Graduate and Honors Thesis Presenter
2009

Outstanding Graduating Senior
2009

WEB DuBois Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence and Community Service
2009

Louise Patterson- Senior Honor for Outstanding Community Service
2008-2009

Alpha Phi Alpha Black Woman of The Year Award
2008-2009

Chancellor’s Community Partnership Grant Recipient
2008-2009

Chancellor’s Community Service Award
2007-2008

Professional Presentations

Presenter, Alder Graduate School of Education, Redwood City, CA

2020


Presenter, Abolitionist Teaching Network, Online
2020 

Presenter, Girls for Gender Equity, Brooklyn, New York

2020


Presenter, NYC Department of Education, Youth Summit, New York, New York

2019


Presenter, The Posse Foundation, New York, New York

2019


Guest Speaker, Peace Block Party, Bronx, New York

2019


Presenter, Radical Listening: Narrative Medicine for a Polarized World, Stockbridge, MA

2019


Panelist, CSS Absence of the Black Educator Panel, New York, New York

2019

Keynote Address, Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom high school, Bronx, New York

2017

Guest Speaker, Peace Block Party, Bronx, New York

2017


Presenter, NYC DOE District 1, Conference for Racial Justice, Brooklyn, New York 2017


Panel Moderator, Decolonizing Education Conference, Brooklyn Law School

2017


Keynote Address, June Jordan School for Equity, San Francisco, CA

2015


Workshop Presenter, Black Student Union Summit, Berkeley, CA

2010


Opening Address, African American Student Development Retreat

2009-2010


Guest Lecturer, Fall Freshman Program, University of California, Berkeley

2010

Conference Presentations & Exhibitions

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.

Academic Experience

Research Assistant, Mathematics Learning Pathways Project Fall, with Jasmine Ma
2017-Present

Research Assistant, Radical Listening Project with Carol Gilligan Fall

2017-Present

Research Assistant, Listening Project, Spencer Foundation Grant with Niobe Way, David Kirkland, Joseph Nelson and Hiro Yoshikawa Fall 2017-2018

Research Assistant, JetBlue Soar with Reading Project NYU Steinhardt

July-Aug 2016
 

Graduate Student & Educators Research Project with Dr. Siri Brown, Cuba

January 2010

Teaching & Educational Experience

Director, Excel Academy: Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools New York, NY

2016-Present


Educational Equity Consultant, Center for Strategic Solutions: Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools , New York, NY

July 2016- Present


College Access Director: June Jordan School for Equity, San Francisco, CA

2012- 2015


Co-Director, Urban Promise Academy: Aim High, Oakland, CA

2011-2012


After-School Enrichment Coordinator and College Access Intern: June Jordan School for Equity, San Francisco, CA

2011-2012

Program Director, Experience Berkeley: Stiles Hall, Berkeley, CA

2009-2011


Class Facilitator: University of California, Berkeley Transfer & Freshman First Year Transition Course
2009-2011

Racism and Inequality in Structures of Education (DeCal)
2008-2009

Program Coordinator: Berkeley Scholars to Cal, Stiles Hall, Berkeley, CA
2006-2009

Master Teacher: Aim High-Urban Promise Academy, Fruitvale, CA
2008-2011

Volunteer Experience

Survivor’s Summit Steering Committee: Girls for Gender Equity, Brooklyn NY

Sister Circle: Intergenerational Art and Mentorship Spaces, New York
Present

Don’t Walk Away Outreach Volunteer for homeless in Harlem, New York
2016-Present

Co-Founder/Director Berkeley Youth Collective, Berkeley, CA
2007-2009

Co-Organizer: Activism Right There! Concert, Berkeley, CA
2008-2010

Resource Coordinator/Mentor: Berkeley Technology Academy’s Women’s Group Berkeley, CA
2007-2009

Tutor/Mentor: Oakland High School, Elmhurst Evenstart
2005-2007

Other Activities

  • Collage Artist

  • Marathon Runner

  • Mindfulness Instructor

  • Womxn and girls circle facilitator