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Jordan Camp

Term Assistant Professor
Barnard College

Jordan T. Camp is Term Assistant Professor of American Studies at Barnard College. He researches and teaches about racial capitalism, expressive culture, gentrification, political economy, policing and prisons, militarization, social reproduction, social theory, and the history of social movements in the U.S. He is the author of Incarcerating the Crisis: Freedom Struggles and the Rise of the Neoliberal State (University of California Press, 2016), co-editor (with Christina Heatherton) of Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter (Verso, 2016), and co-editor (with Laura Pulido) of the late Clyde Woods’ Development Drowned and Reborn: The Blues and Bourbon Restorations in Post-Katrina New Orleans (University of Georgia Press, 2017). His work also appears in venues such as American Quarterly, Jacobin, Kalfou: A Journal of Comparative and Relational Ethnic Studies, Race & ClassIn the Wake of Hurricane Katrina, edited by Clyde Woods (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010), Race, Empire, and the Crisis of the Subprime, edited by Paula Chakravartty and Denise da Silva (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013), and Futures of Black Radicalism, edited by Gaye Theresa Johnson and Alex Lubin (Verso, 2017). He has held fellowships from the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America and the Watson Institute at Brown University, the Department of African American Studies at Princeton University, and the Institute of American Cultures and the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA. He is currently working on a new book tentatively titled, The Long Vendetta: Counterinsurgency and Cultures of Opposition.