Damien Sojoyner

Damien Sojoyner

Assistant Professor of Africana Studies

Department: Africana Studies

Office Address: Miller 109

Office Phone: (909) 607-7979

Email: damien.sojoyner@scrippscollege.edu

Academic History

  • Ph.D. Anthropology, African Diaspora Concentration, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
  • M.A. Sociology, Stanford University
  • B.A. African and African American Studies, Stanford University

Areas of Expertise

Prisons, Public Education, Black Culture, Policy Formation, Masculinities, Ethnographic Methods, Urban Anthropology

Personal Interests

Social Policy Analysis

Selected Research and Publications

  • Enclosures Abound: Black Cultural Autonomy, Prison Regime and Public Education. Race, Ethnicity and Education. 13:3, 349-365
  • Robinson, Cedric and Schnyder, D. ""Voices From the Collective."" Special Issue on Skid Row in Los Angeles, California. Southern California Library

Awards and Honors

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of California, Office of the President
  • Dissertation Fellowship, Department of Black Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • University of Texas at Austin and Rockefeller Research Award
  • University of Texas at Austin Graduate Recruitment Fellowship

Courses Taught

Introduction to Africana Studies, Africana Political Theory, Prisons and Public Education, Ethnographic Methods

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