Ph.D., Univ. of Calif., Santa Barbara
M.A., Univ. of Calif., Santa Barbara
M.A., Humboldt State Univ.
B.A., Univ. of Mississippi
Jordan T. Camp is an Associate Professor of American Studies and Co-Director of the Social Justice Institute
at Trinity College, and a Visiting Fellow in the Humanities Institute at the University of Connecticut
His research focuses on the relationships between race and class, expressive culture, political economy, the state, social theory, and the history of labor and freedom struggles. 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 journals such as American Quarterly
, Environment and Planning D: Society and Space
, Eurozine, Journal of Urban History, Kalfou: A Journal of Comparative and Relational Ethnic Studies
, Ord & Bild
, Race & Class
, Rethinking Marxism,
and Social Justice
; as well as edited volumes including, In 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); Futures of Black Radicalism
, edited by Gaye Theresa Johnson and Alex Lubin (Verso, 2017), Oxford Bibliographies in Geography
, edited by Barney Warf (New York: Oxford University Press, 2022), Racism, Violence, Crime, and Media, edited by Waqas Tufail, Scott Poynting, Monish Bhatia (London: Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming), and Key Thinkers on Space and Place, third edition, edited by Mary Gilmartin, et al (Sage Publishing, forthcoming). He is the co-host and co-producer of the Conjuncture podcast
and web series.
He is currently working on a new book entitled, The Southern Question.