Howard Jordán, B.A., J.D. Email:  HJORDAN@HOSTOS.CUNY.EDU

Office Tel:  718-518-6587
Biography:  Howard Jordán is an educator, attorney, journalist, and political activist. Prof. Jordán is a graduate of Yale University and New York Law School and was a Charles Revson Fellow at Columbia studying intra-race/ethnic relations. At Yale he chaired Despierta Boricua, the Puerto Rican student organization and continues this work as an active member of the Latino Yale Alumni Association. He worked with the law firm of Franco & Anderson and later became Legislative Director of Governor Mario Cuomo’s Committee on Latino Affairs and went on to become Director of the NYS Assembly Speaker’s Task Force on Immigration.  For a decade he was producer and host of the nationally recognized, award winning, radio program “The Jordan Journal.”
Jordan also co-founded, along with political scientist Angelo Falcon, “Crítica: A Journal of Puerto Rican Politics and Policy.” In the 80s and 90’s Jordan founded Latinos United for Political Action dedicated to electing progressives to office, The Latino Rights Project servicing victims of police misconduct and Latinos for A Free South Africa to help end South African apartheid.  Professor Jordán has published peer-reviewed articles in North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA), CENTRO Journal, and Social Policy and written and edited articles in The Latino News, Hoy, and New York Newsday

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Courses Taught:

LAW 101- Law and Social Change