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Educational Policy Studies and Research
Horace R. Hall, PhD is Professor in the departments of Teacher Education, Critical Ethnic Studies, and African Black Diaspora. 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 is also co-founder and co-director of a youth activist program titled, R.E.A.L. (Respect, Excellence, Attitude and Leadership). Since 2000, its broad mission has been to collaborate with Chicago youth and their families in generating community voice, equity and agency in battling institutional injustices.
Selected PublicationsIn furthering his duties and responsibilities as professor and 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 Always on Lockdown: Police and Discipline Inside Public Schools. His forthcoming edited volume Black Struggle, Hope, and Freedom: Perspectives from the 21st Century Color Line features a range of scholars, poets, activists, as well as youth and adult community organizers, speaking to the impacts of white supremacy, neo-colonialism, and failed economic disinvestment in the lives of Black Americans today.