Office Tel:  718-518-6823

Biography:  Kristopher Bryan Burrell has a Ph.D in History from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He researches and writes about the African American civil rights movement in New York. Dr. Burrell contributed a chapter on Ella Baker and Mae Mallory’s efforts to ameliorate racial inequities in the NYC public schools to The Strange Careers of the Jim Crow North: Segregation and Struggle outside of the South (New York University Press, 2019). He has also published in the Western Journal of Black Studies, Radical Teacher, and the Journal of Southern History. Dr. Burrell has also published about the student experience of online learning at Hostos Community College in the Hispanic Educational Technology Services Journal and has contributed a chapter to Developing Educational Technology at an Urban Community College (Palgrave McMillan, 2019). He is currently working on a study of New York City’s civil rights movement titled Outsmarting Racism: New York's Black Intellectuals and Theorizing Northern Racism, 1945-1968​.

Courses Typically Taught

HIS 210    U.S. History through the Civil War

HIS 211    U.S. History: Reconstruction to the Present

HIS 214    Modern African American History