Joseph Flynn

Jul 31, 2015

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Joseph Flynn is an associate professor of curriculum and instruction and Associate Director for Academic Affairs for the Center for Black Studies at Northern Illinois University.

He teaches courses related to social justice, multicultural education and curriculum studies. His scholarship offers critical examinations of race, media and popular culture, and curriculum. Currently he is author of White Fatigue: Rethinking Resistance for Social Justice and a co-host for the podcast Mental Illness in Pop Culture.

In his free time, he enjoys watching and discussing film, listening to jazz and hip hop, cooking, and spending time with his family.