Noor Jones-Bey

Director, Excel - NYU Connect

As an educator and program director for the past 10 years within East Oakland, Berkeley, San Francisco and most recently the South Bronx, Noor is interested in educating for the purpose of liberation and humanity. She is a full time graduate student in the Sociology of Education program in Steinhardt and a 21st Century Scholarship and Teachers for Social Justice award recipient. Her research interests include culturally relevant pedagogy, critical race theory, participatory action research, urban sociology and cultural studies.