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Horace R. Hall, PhD is Associate Professor in the departments of Teacher Education and Critical Ethnic Studies. He is also a member of the Society of Vincent de Paul Professors, an organization of faculty whose goal is to enhance the educational mission of the University in ways consistent with its distinctive values around Vincentian personalism, social justice, and service.
Dr. Hall’s scholarship investigates four key areas: 1) racialized geography; 2) institutional exclusion; 3) youth voice and activism; and 4) policy transformation. In his efforts to bring theory to action, Dr. Hall is co-founder and co-director of the R.E.A.L (Respect, Excellence, Attitude and Leadership) Youth Program, Inc. Since 2000, R.E.A.L. has worked closely with youth and their families in challenging political and economic inequities prevalent within Black and Latinx Chicago communities.
In furthering his duties and responsibilities as a professor and community activist, Dr. Hall has published a number of volumes, such as Mentoring Young Men of Color: Meeting the Need of African American and Latino Males, Understanding Teenage Girls: Culture, Identity and Schooling, Uprooting Urban America: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Race, Class and Gentrification and his forthcoming book titled, Always on Lockdown: Police and Discipline Inside Public Schools.
Research Interests Racialized Geography; Institutional Exclusion; Youth Activism and Agency; Critical Emancipatory Educational Methods