Research Interests: Race, Class, Urban Education, Food Access and Engaged Activism
Dr. Regina A. Bernard-Carreño was born and raised in Hells Kitchen, NYC. She is a graduating pioneer of the African American Studies Masters Degree Program at Columbia University. She completed her M.Phil and Ph.D. Degrees in Urban Education at CUNY’s Graduate Center. Having taught in graduate programs at various colleges, she is now an Associate Professor of Black and Latino/a Studies at Baruch College, CUNY, where her courses are particularly focused on race, class, urban education and engaged activism. She is the author of Black and Brown Waves: The Cultural Politics of Young Women of Color and Feminism (2009), Nuyorganics: Organic Intellectualism, the Search for Racial Identity, and Nuyorican Thought (2010), and Say it Loud: Black Studies, its Students, and Racialized Collegiate Culture (2014).