Jenny GordonJenny Gordon

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education

Office: AB-243D
Phone: 607-777-4184
Fax: 607-777-3587
E-mail: Gordon@binghamton.edu


Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MS Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Bank Street College of Education
  • BA Literature, Sarah Lawrence College

Teaching Profession
Courses regularly taught

  • Child Growth and Development
  • Curriculum and Teaching in the Elementary Grades
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Introduction to Research in Elementary Education

Current Research Interests

  • Social Justice and Education
  • Racial identity and teacher education
  • Race and qualitative research methodology
  • School culture and change

Selected Publications

  • Gordon, J., & Patterson, J.A. (2008). “It’s what we’ve always been doing” Exploring tensions between school culture and change, Journal of Educational Change,9,17-35.
  • Gordon, J., & Patterson, J.A. (2006). School leadership in context: Narratives of practice and possibility. International Journal for Leadership in Education 9 (3), 205-228.
  • Gordon, J. (2005). White on white:  A white researcher explores assumptions about race, colorblindness, and white privilege in white schools undertaking reform, Urban Review , 37 (4), 279-302.
  • Gordon, J. (2005). Inadvertent complicity:  Colorblindness in teacher education. Educational Studies 38 (2), 135-153.

Last Updated: 3/20/14