Jamel K. Donnor is an Associate Professor in the School of Education at The College of William and Mary. His research investigates the inextricable ties between race, inequality, and popular education in American society. Specifically examining the evolutionary links between ideology, interests, and politics in shaping opportunity, Dr. Donnor's scholarship expands our understanding on the intersection between race, education, and opportunity in a democratic society.
Dr. Donnor earned his Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, an M.A. from The Ohio State University, and his B.A. from Washington State University. Prior to arriving at William & Mary, Dr. Donnor served on the full-time faculty at the California State University at Fullerton in the Department of African American Studies in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
His recent publications include: Is the Post-Racial Still Racial?: Understanding the Relationship between Race and Education published by Teachers College Record, and The Resegregation of Schools: Race and Education in the Twenty-First Century Routledge Press. He is currently working on the following co-edited volumes: Scandals in College Sports: Legal, Ethical, and Policy Case Studies, The Charter School Solution: Distinguishing Fact From Rhetoric, and the second edition of Critical Race Theory in Education: All God’s Children Got a Song all with Routledge Press.