Dr. Bradley J. Porfilio

Associate Professor, Director of Doctorate (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership

Department of Educational Leadership

E-mail:
bradley.porfilio@csueastbay.edu
Phone:
(510) 885-2248
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Prior to his appointment as tenured Associate Professor and the Director of Doctorate in Educational (Ed.D.) Leadership for Social Justice at CSU East Bay, he was a principal faculty member in the Teaching and Leadership Ed.D. Program at Lewis University.  In this capacity, he guided the next generation of community and school leaders to be transformative scholars and caring practitioners.  In addition to this experience, he spent numerous years in various leadership positions in higher education. He was a faculty member of educational studies, of pedagogy and teacher education, a director of social studies education, and a university supervisor of pre-service and in-service teachers. He also has created several academic conferences in the United States that are linked to promoting equity and social justice in education. Dr. Porfilio was also a former high school social studies teacher.

Professional Focus

As a critical scholar-practitioner, Dr. Porfilio is committed to preparing future leaders in K-16 schools and other professional contexts to become multicultural educators, social justice advocates, and transformative intellectuals. He is also committed to generating and supporting scholarly initiatives, highlighting pedagogies, creating academic programs, and implementing co-curricular activities, which focus on eliminating social inequalities and institutional forms oppression.

Education

  • PhD. Social Foundations of Education, State University of New York at Buffalo, 2005. Field of Study: Sociology of Education
  • M.S. Secondary Education, Niagara University, Niagara University, NY, 1998 (NYS Social Studies Certification Grades 7-12 (1999-2004))
  • M.A. History, State University of New York at Brockport College, Brockport, NY, 1997
  • B.A. History, Niagara University, Niagara University, NY, 1992

Courses

Fall Quarter 2016
Course #SecCourse TitleDaysFromToLocationCampusTextbook Info
EDLD 8012I1Adv Topics in Educ LeadershipARRARRHayward Campus View Books
EDLD 802102Leadership for Equity IIF3:00PM8:00PMVBT-0136Hayward Campus View Books
EDLD 890001Independent StudyARRARRHayward Campus View Books

Publications

BOOKS 

• Porfilio, B.J. & Malott, C. (2008). (Eds.). An international examination of urban education:  The destructive path of neoliberalism (Recipient of American Educational Studies 2010 Critics’ Choice Award). Rotterdam, the Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

 

• Porfilio, B, & Carr, P.R. (Eds.) (2010). Youth culture, education and resistance: Subverting the commercial ordering of life. Sense Publishers.

• Malott, C. & Porfilio, B.J. (Eds.). (2011). Critical pedagogy in the twenty-first century: A New generation of scholars.  Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

•Carr, P.R. & Porfilio, B.J. (2011).  (Eds.). The phenomenon of Obama and the agenda for education: Can hope audaciously trump neoliberalism? (Recipient of American Educational Studies 2012 Critics’ Choice Award) Information Age Press.

 

• Porfilio, B.J. & Hickman, H. (2011). (Eds.). Critical-Service Learning as a Revolutionary Pedagogy: An International Project of Student Agency in Action. Information Age Press.

 

• Gorlewski, J. B.J. Porfilio, and D. Gorlewski (2012) (Eds.). Using standards and high-stakes testing for students: Exploiting power with critical pedagogy (Recipient of American Educational Studies 2012 Critics’ Choice Award). New York, NY: Peter Lang.

 

•Porfilio, B.J. & Viola, M. (2012).  (Eds.). Hip-Hop(e): The Cultural Practice and Critical Pedagogy of International Hip-Hop  (Recipient of American Educational Studies 2014 Critics’ Choice Award). New York, NY: Peter Lang.

 

•Carr, P.R. & Porfilio, B.J. (2012). (Eds). Educating For peace in a time of permanent war: Are Schools Part of the solution or the problem.  New York: Routledge. 

Hickman, H. & Porfilio, B.J. (2012). (Eds.). The New Politics of the Textbook: Problematizing the Portrayal of Marginalized Groups in Textbooks. Boston, MA: Sense Publishers.

Hickman, H. & Porfilio, B.J. (2012). (Eds.). The New Politics of the Textbook: A Project of Critique and Resistance. Boston, MA: Sense Publishers.

•Daniels, E. & Porfilio, B.J. (2012). (Eds.).  Dangerous Counterstories in the Corporate Academy: Narrating for understanding, solidarity, resistance, and community in the age of Neoliberalism. Information Age Press.

•Kress, H., Malott, C. Porfilio, B.J. (2012) (Eds.).  New Directions in Critical Qualitative Research.  Information Age Press.

•Gorlewski, J. & Porfilio, B.J. (Eds.).  (2013). Left Behind in Race to the Top. Information Age Press.

•Gorlewski, J., Porfilio, B.J., Gorewski, D. and Hopkins, J. (Eds.). (2014). Effective or Wise: Teaching and Assessing Professional Dispositions in Education. New York. Peter Lang.

•Thomas, P.L., Porfilio, B.J., Gorlewski, J., Carr, P.R. (Eds.). (2014). Social context of reform: A pedagogy of equity and opportunity. New York: Routledge.

•Porfilio, B.J., Roychoudhury, D. Gardner, L. (Eds.). (2014). See You at the Crossroads: Hip Hop Scholarship at the Intersections Dialectical Harmony, Ethics, Aesthetics, and Panoply of Voices. Boston: Sense Publishers.

In Process

•Porfilio, B.J. & Gorlewski, J. (2015). (In Process). “Geronimo” and Hip-Hop: Linking Democracy and Native-American Youth Culture in and through Education. New York: Peter Lang.

 

•Hartlep, N. & Porfilio, B.J. (Eds.). (2015) (In Process). Killing the model minority stereotype: Asian American counter-stories and complicity. Information Age Press.

 

•Porfilio, B.J. & Ford, D.R. (Eds.). (2015) (In Process). Leaders in critical pedagogy. Boston Sense Publishers.

 

•Osborne, J. & Porfilio, B.J. (2015) (In Process). In an Age of Corporate Domination: Education Foundation Scholars’ Narratives for Understanding, Resistance, and Transformation. New York: Peter Lang.

 

•Reynolds, W. & Porfilio, B.J. (2015) (In Process). 21st Century Critical Pedagogical Praxis. New York: Springer.

 

ESSAYS

 

•Hartlep, N.D., & Porfilio, B.J. (In press) (2014). Revitalizing the Field of Educational Foundations and PK-20 Educators’ Commitment to Social Justice and Issues of Equity in an Age of Neoliberalism. The Journal of Educational Studies.

 

•Gorlewski, J., Gorlewski, D. & Porfilio, B.J. (2014).  Beyond Bullies and Victims: Using Case Story Analysis and Freirean Insight to Address Academic Mobbing. Workplace: A Journal for Academic Labor.

 

•Gorlewski, J. & Porfilio, B.J. (2014). Reimagining solidarity: Hip hop as revolutionary pedagogy.  Cultural Logic.

 

•Porfilio, B.J., Gorlewksi, J., & Jensen, S. (Fall, 2013).  (Eds.). Special Issue.  Graduate studies and the academic labor market. Workplace: A Journal for Academic Labor.

 

•Porfilio, B.J., Gorlewksi, J., Jensen, S. (Fall, 2013). Introduction. Special Issue.  Graduate studies and the academic labor market. Workplace: A Journal for Academic Labor.

 

•Porfilio, B.J., Roychoudhury, D., Gardner, L. (2013).  Ending the 'War Against Youth:' Social Media and Hip-Hop Culture as Sites of Resistance, Transformation and (Re) Conceptualization. The Journal of Critical Education Policy Studies, 11(4)

 

•Carr, P.R. & Porfilio, B.J. (2013). (Eds.). Special issue: Educating for peace in a time of' 'permanent war.' Peace Studies Journal 6(1).

 

•Carr, P.R. & Porfilio, B.J. (2013).  Introduction. The architecture of war: Framing anti-hegemonic peace education.  Peace Studies Journal 6(1).

 

•Porfilio, B.J. & Gorlewski, J. (Spring, 2013). (Eds.) Special Issue. An International Examination of teacher education: Exposing and resisting the neoliberal agenda.  Journal of Critical Education Policy Studies 11(2).

 

•Porfilio, B.J. & Gorlewski, J. (Spring, 2013). Introduction. Special Issue. An International Examination of teacher Education: Exposing and Resisting the Neoliberal Agenda.  Journal of Critical Education Policy Studies 11(2).

 

• Gorlewski, J. & Porfilio, B.J. (2012).  Revolutionizing environmental education through Aboriginal hip-hop culture. Canadian Journal of Environmental Education 17: 46-61.

 

•Porfilio, B.J. & Gorlewski, J. (2012).  Promoting active citizenship through the arts and youth: Canadian youth-led organizations as beacons of hope and transformation. International Journal of Progressive Education 8(3): 48-62.

 

•Porfilio, B.J. & Malott, C. (2011).  Guiding White pre-service teachers toward critical pedagogy: Using counter-cultures in teacher education. Journal of Educational Foundation 25 (1-2), 63-82.

 

•Porfilio, B.J. & Carr, P.R. (2011).  Audaciously espousing hope within a torrent of hegemonic neoliberalism:  The Obama educational agenda and the potential for change. The Journal of Critical Education, 2(2).

 

•Porfilio, B.J. & Carr, P.R.  (2011). (Eds.). Special Issue. Obama’s educational agenda.  The Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 4(1): 1-150.

 

•Carr, P.R. & Porfilio, B.J. (2011). The Obama Education Files: Is There Hope to Stop the Neoliberal Agenda in Education? The Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 4(1): 1-30.

Porfilio, B.J. & Watz, M. (2010).  Youth-led organizations, the arts, and the 411 imitative for change in Canada: Critical pedagogy for the 21st century.  The Journal of Critical Education 1(9), 1-20.

 

•Carr, P.R. & Porfilio, B.J. (2009). The 2008 US presidential campaign: Democracy and media literacy. International Journal of Critical Pedagogy (2)1.

 

•Porfilio, B.J., & Carr, P.R. (2009). Computers, the media, and multicultural education: Seeking engagement and political literacy. Intercultural Education (20)2: 91-107.

 

•Caro, R., Porfilio, B.J., Valeri, A. (2009). Critical service learning confronts homelessness. Academic Exchange Quarterly 13(3). (Recipient of Academic Exchange Quarterly’s Editors’ Choice Award).

 

•Porfilio, B.J. & Carr, P.R. (2008) (Winner of Academic Exchange Quarterly’s Editors’ Choice Award). Youth, mass media, and democracy.  Academic Exchange Quarterly 12(4).

 

•Porfilio, B.J. & Watz, M. (Summer 2008).  Promoting critical literacy in social studies classrooms: Guiding students to remake themselves and their world through a critical analysis of Victorian World’s Fairs and the neoliberal ordering of today’s social world. International Journal of Critical Pedagogy 1(2).

 

• Porfilio, B.J., & Yu, T. (2006). Students as consumer: A critical narrative of the   commercialization of teacher education. The Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies 4(1)  

 

• Porfilio, B.J. (2006). The possibilities of transformation: Critical research and Peter McLaren. International Journal of Progressive Education 3(1). 

 

•  Porfilio, B.J., & Hall, J. (2005).  “Power City” politics and building of a corporate school. The  

  Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies 3(1), 

   http://www.jceps.com/?pageID=article&articleID=38

 

• Porfilio, B.J. and McClary, G. (2004). Future teachers confront globalization: A critical  

    approach to "good citizenship" in social studies education. Electronic Magazine of

    Multicultural Education [online], 6(1), 17 from

    http://www.eastern.edu/publications/emme/2004spring/porfilio_mcclary.html

 

•  Brathwaite, F. and Porfilio, B.J. (2004). A school-based project: Increasing Ontario pre-  

   service  teacher candidates' experiences with cultural diversity. Networks: On-Line Journal for  

   Teacher Research  

   http://education.ucsc.edu/faculty/gwells/networks/journal/Vol7

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BOOK CHAPTERS

 

 • Porfilio, B.J. (2007). White female teachers and technology education: Reproducing the status quo. In Paul Carr and Darren Lund’s (Eds.). The great white north? Exploring whiteness, privilege, and identity in education in Canada. The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

 

• Malott, C. & Porfilio, B.J. (2007).  Punk rock, hip-hop, and the politics of human 

  resistance: Reconstituting the social studies through critical media literacy. Shirley S. Steinberg 

  and Donald Macedo’s (Eds.). Media literacy: A reader. (Eds). New York: Peter Lang.

 

• Porfilio, B.J. & Malott, C. (2007). Neoliberalism. Gary L. Anderson and Kathryn G. Herr’s (Eds.). Encyclopedia of activism and social justice. New York: Sage.

 

• Porfilio, B.J. & Malott, C. (2007). Paul Willis: A refection upon his scholarship. Gary L.   

 Anderson and Kathryn G. Herr’s (Eds.). Encyclopedia of activism and social justice. New

  York: Sage.

 

•Porfilio, B.J. & Malott, C. (2008). The neoliberal social order.  In B. Porfilio & C. Malott’s (Eds.). An international examination of urban education:  The destructive path of neoliberalism. Rotterdam, the Netherlands: Sense Publishers. 

 

• Porfilio, B.J. (2008). The Possibilities of transformation: Critical research and Peter McLaren. In M. Eryaman’s (Eds.). Peter McLaren, Education and the Struggle for Liberation. New York: Hampton Press.

 

•Porfilio, B.J. & Yu, T. (2008) (In press). The commercialization of teacher education: Narrative and analysis.  In Dave Hill’s Neoliberalism, Education and the Politics of Inequality. New York: Routledge.

 

•Porfilio, B.J. (2008). From working class liberal to transformative scholar-practitioner:  Struggles and successes amid the newfound status quo. In Andrew Churchill (Ed), Rocking your world. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

 

• Porfilio, B.J. (2009). Critical theory and education. In Eugene Provenzo’s (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Foundations of Education. New York: Sage.

 

• Porfilio, B.J., & Bulger, B. (2009). Commercialization of schools. In Eugene Provenzo’s (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Foundations of Education. New York:  Sage.

 

•Porfilio, B.J. & Carr, P.R. (2010).  The neo-liberal social order, youth and resistance.  In B. Porfilio & P.R. Carr’s Youth Culture, Education and Resistance: Subverting the Commercial Ordering of Life. Sense Publishers.

 

•Porfilio, B.J. & Porfilio, S.M. (2010).  Hip-hop pedagogues: Youth as a site of critique, resistance and transformation in France and in the neo-liberal social world. In B. Porfilio & P.R. Carr’s Youth Culture, Education and Resistance: Subverting the Commercial Ordering of Life. Sense Publishers.

 

•Porfilio, B.J. (2010). A critical evaluation of what is perpetuating the gendering of computing technology and computing culture. In Shirley Steinberg’s (Eds).  Boy Culture: An Encyclopedia.  New York: Peter Lang.

• Porfilio, B.J. & Watz, M. (2010). Critically examining the past and the “society of the spectacle:” Social studies education as a site of critique, resistance, and transformation.  In A. Deleon & E. W. Ross’ (Eds.). Critical theories, radical pedagogies, and social education. The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

• Porfilio, B.J. (2011). Preface. Critical pedagogy in the twenty-first century: A New generation of scholars. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

• Carr, P.R. & Porfilio, B.J. (2011).  The election of an African American president: Does this mean democracy is working? (pp. 187-208).  In P.R. Carr’s Does your vote count?  New York: Peter Lang.

 

• Carr, P.R. & Porfilio, B.J. (2011).  Introduction. The phenomenon of Obama and the agenda for education: Can hope audaciously trump neoliberalism? Information Age Press.

 

•Porfilio, B.J. & Hickman, H. (2011).  Introduction. Critical-Service Learning as a Revolutionary Pedagogy: An International Project of Student Agency in Action. Information Age Press.

 

•Hoffman, L.P. & Porfilio, B.J. (2012).  A counternarrative of subversion and resistance: Hijacking NCATE to promote equity and social justice in a college of education.  In J. Gorlewski, B.J. Porfilio, and D. Gorlewski’s Using standards and high-stakes testing for students: Exploiting power with critical pedagogy. New York, NY: Peter Lang.

 

•Hickman, H. & Porfilio, B.J. (2012). Introduction. The New Politics of the Textbook: A Project of Critique and Resistance. Boston, MA: Sense Publishers.

 

Hickman, H. & Porfilio, B.J. (2012). Introduction. The New Politics of the Textbook: Problematizing the Portrayal of Marginalized Groups in Textbooks. Boston, MA: Sense Publishers.

 

•J. Gorlewski, B.J. Porfilio, and D. Gorlewski (2012). Introduction. Using standards and high-stakes testing for students: Exploiting power with critical pedagogy. New York, NY: Peter Lang.

 

•Porfilio, B.J. & Hoffman, L. (2012).  The Corporate takeover of teacher education: Exposing and challenging NCTQ’s neoliberal agenda. In PL. Thomas' Becoming/being teachers. New York: Peter Lang.

•Porfilio, B.J. (2012). Commercialization of higher education. In C. Malott & P. Orelus's.  Radical voices for democratic schooling: Exposing neoliberal inequalities. New York: Palgrave.

 

•Gorlewski, J. & Porfilio, B.J. (2013).  Introduction. Left Behind in Race to the Top. Information Age Press.  In J. Gorlewski and B.J. Porfilio’s Left Behind in Race to the Top. Information Age Press. 

 

•Malott, C. & Porfilio, B.J. (2014).  (Republished). Punk rock, hip-hop, and the politics of human resistance: Reconstituting the social studies through critical media literacy. Shirley S. Steinberg and Awad Ibrahim (Eds.). Critical Youth Studies: A reader. (Eds). New York: Peter Lang.

 

•Gorlewski, J., Porfilio, B.J., Gorewski, D. and Hopkins, J. (Eds.). (2014). Introduction. Effective or Wise: Teaching and Assessing Professional Dispositions in Education. New York. Peter Lang.

 

•Thomas, P.L., Porfilio, B.J., Gorlewski, J., Carr, P.R. (Eds.). (2014). Introduction. Social context of reform: A pedagogy of equity and opportunity. New York: Routledge

 

•Porfilio, B.J., Roychoudhury, D. Gardner, L. (Eds.). (2014). Introduction. See You at the Crossroads: Hip Hop Scholarship at the Intersections Dialectical Harmony, Ethics, Aesthetics, and Panoply of Voices. Boston: Sense Publishers.

 

•Porfilio, B., Roychoudhury, D. & Gardner, L. (2014). The War on Dignity: Youth Read Schools the Riot Act through Hip Hop. In J. Hall (Eds.). Underprivileged Students and the Assault on Dignity: Policy Challenges and Resistance. New York: Routledge.

Presentations

• Porfilio, B. (2014). Book Talk on Hip-hop(e): The cultural practice and critical pedagogy of international hip-hop. Porfilio, B. J., & Viola, M. J. (Eds). 2012, Peter Lang. American Educational Studies Association Annual Conference.

 

• Porfilio, B. (2014). Discussant. The Media and the Privatization of Education. Peter Lang. American Educational Studies Association Annual Conference.

 

•Porfilio, B. (2014). Panel presentation. Higher Education in Post-Fordism: Precarity, Austerity, and the Common. American Educational Studies Association Annual Conference.

 

• Porfilio, B. (2014) (Chair). Exploring the Geographic and Spatial Boundaries of Asian “Model Minorities.” A symposium presentation at the American Educational Research Association Conference.

 

• Gorlewski, J., Gorlewski, D., & Porfilio, B. (2014). Beyond Bullies and Victims: Using Case Story Analysis to Address Academic Mobbing. A panel presentation at the American Educational Research Assocaition Conference.

 

• Porfilio, B. (2014) (Chair). Counterstories of the Model Minority Myth. A symposium presentation at the American Educational Research Association Conference. 

 

• Porfilio, B. (2014) (Discussant). Effective or Wise? Teaching and Assessing Professional Dispositions in Education. A symposium presentation at the American Educational Research Association Conference.

 

• Porfilio, B., Roychoudhury, D. & Gardner, L. (2014). Promoting Social Justice, Critical Citizenship, and Activism through Hip-Hop Culture. A paper presentation at the American Educational Research Association Conference.

 

•Porfilio, B., Roychoudhury, D. & Gardner, L. (2014). Promoting Youths’ Awareness and Agency through Hip-Hop Based Education: A Symposium. A paper presentation at the American Educational Research Association Conference.



•Porfilio, B., Roychoudhury, D. & Gardner, L. (2014). Reconceptualizing Hip-Hop, Youth, and Social Media through Paulo Freire. A paper presentation at the American Educational Research Association Conference.

 

Porfilio, B. (Organizer and Discussant). The New Academic Labor Market and Graduate Students: A Symposium for Understanding, Reflection, and Action. A symposium presentation at the American Educational Research Association Conference.



Porfilio, B. (2014). The Significance of How Educators Experience Democracy, and the Potential For Democratic Education. A symposium presentation at the American Educational Research Association Conference.

 

•Porfilio, B. (2014). “In it for Themselves”: The 2012 Chicago Teachers’ Strike and Aftermath in the Mass Media. A roundtable presentation at the American Educational Research Association Conference.

 

•Porfilio, B. (2013). From Hip Hop to Country: Critical Pedagogies and the Study of Music-Based Youth Cultures of Identity and Difference. A panel presentation at the American Educational Studies Association Conference.

 

Porfilio, B. (2013). The (im)possibility of promoting democracy in unjust institutions. A panel presentation at the Moral Education Conference.

 

•Porfilio, B. (2013). US Pre-service Teacher Experience with Democracy and Education: Examining Passive Citizenry in Teacher Education. A paper presentation at the American Educational Studies Association Conference.

 

•Porfilio, B. (2013). Education in the Media: Making "Sense" of Explicit and Implicit Messages. A panel presentation at the American Educational Studies Association Conference.

 

•Porfilio, B. & Hartlep, N. (2013). Educational foundations:  An endangered species. A panel presentation at the Critical Issues of Education Conference.

 

•Porfilio, B.J. & Gorlewski, J. (2013). Promoting Active Citizenship Through The Arts and Youth: Youth-Led Organizations as Beacons of Transformation. A paper presentation at the

2013 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

 

•Porfilio, B.J. & Gorlewski, J. (2013). Reimagining Solidarity in the Age of Neoliberalism: Indigenous Hip-Hop as Revolutionary Pedagogy.  A paper presentation at the

2013 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

 

•Porfilio, B.J. & Gorlewski, J. (2013). Revolutionizing Environmental Education through Aboriginal Hip-Hop Culture. A paper presentation at the 2013 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

 

•Porfilio, B.J. (Chair) (2013). Left Behind in the Race to the Top: Realities of Education Reform. A panel presentation at the  2013 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

 

•Porfilio, B.J. & Hoffman, J. (2013). A Counternarrative of Subversion and Resistance: Hijacking NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education) to Promote Equity and Social Justice in a College of Education. A panel presentation at the 2013 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

 

•Porfilio, B.J., Gorlewksi, J., Gorlewksi, D., Au, W., Hartlep, N. (2012). Reforming Education to Value Diversity: Using the Tools of Standardized Reform to Support Transformative Resistance. A panel presentation at the American Educational Studies Conference.

 

•Porfilio, B.J. (Discussant). (2012). Dangerous Counterstories in the Corporate Academy: Narrating for  understanding, Solidarity, Resistance, and Community in the Age of Neoliberalism. A panel presentation at the American Educational Studies Association Conference.

 

•Porfilio, B.J. & Gorlewksi, J. (2012). Reimagining Solidarity and Resistance through Indigenous Hip-Hop. A paper presentation at the American Educational Studies Association Conference.

 •Gorlewski, J., Gorlewski, D. & Porfilio, B.J. (2012).  Professional Dispositions: Assessment Beyond Standardization. Annual AACTE Conference.

 

•Gorlewski, J., Gorlewsk, D. & Porfilio, B.J. (2012).  Using standards for students: Empowering teachers and students in an era of centralized accountability. Annual AACTE Conference.

 

•Gorlewski, J. & Porfilio, B.J. (2012). Reimagining youth and education through Indigenous hip-hop pedagogues and the Beat Nation. A paper presentation at the 2012 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

•Porfilio, B.J. (2012) (Organizer and Chair of Panel).  In a Time of Permanent War: A Symposium to Generate a Culture of Peace. A paper presentation at the 2012 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

•Porfilio, B.J. (2012). (Organizer and Discussant of Panel). Reimagining Youth, Identity, and the Social World: Global Hip-Hop Intellectuals as a Site of Resistance and Transformation. A panel presentation at the 2012 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

•Porfilio, B. J. (2012).  (Organizer and Chair of Panel). Remaking Hip-Hop Based Education: From a Source of Social Reproduction to a Site of Liberation.  A roundtable presentation at the 2012 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

•Porfilio, B.J. (2012). (Organizer and Chair of Panel). Support Epistemological Diversity and Widening the Struggle for Social Justice: New Directions in Critical Qualitative Research.  Paper presentation at the 2012 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

 

•Porfilio, B.J., Prolech, L., Kelly, K. (2012). (Organizer and Chair of Panel). Scapegoating and

Oppressing Youth for an Unjust Social World: A Critical Examination of Zero-Tolerance Schooling. The Rouge Forum Conference.

 

•Hoffman, L., Porfilio, B.J., Brown, D. (2011). (Organizer and Chair of Panel). The Corporate Takeover of Teacher Education: Exposing and Challenging NCTQ’s Neoliberal Agenda. The Rouge Forum.

 

•Porfilio, B., McLaren P., Carlson D, Ross, W, and Gibson, R (2011). Neoliberalism Trumping The Politics of Hope:  A Critical Examination of the Obama Administration’s Educational Policies and Practices. The Rouge Forum.

 

•Porfilio, B.J. (2011).  (Organizer and Chair of Symposium).  Critical service learning as revolutionary pedagogy: A Freirian perspective of transforming society.  A symposium presentation at the 2011 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). 

 

•Porfilio, B.J. (2011).  (Organizer and Chair of Symposium).  International Hip-Hop Pedagogues: Youth Critiquing and Resisting the Neoliberal Agenda.  A paper session at the 2011 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

 

•Porfilio, B.J. (2011).  (Organizer and Chair of Symposium). Promoting Transformative Educational Leadership Through a Critical Analysis of the Obama Administration's Educational Agenda. A symposium session at the 2011 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

 

•Porfilio, B.J. (2011). (Organizer and Chair of Session). Democracy, social change, and economic justice: Beyond the class reductionism.  A paper session at the 2011 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

 

•Porfilio, B.J. & Watz, M. (2011).  Youth-Led Initiatives: Canadian Hip-Hop Artists’ Perceptions and Experiences in Motivating Youth to Become Critically Engaged Citizens.  A paper presentation at the 2011 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). 

 

•Porfilio, B. J. & Porfilio, S.M. (2011).  French Hip-Hop Intellectuals: Beacons for Hope and Transformation in the Age of Neoliberalism. A paper presentation at the 2011 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).  

 

•Porfilio, B.J. (2011). (Organizer and Chair of Symposium).  Critical service learning for social justice in the P-12 and teacher education classrooms. A symposium presentation at the 2011 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). 

 

•Porfilio, B.J. (2010). (Invited Presentation). Learning the Tricks of the Trade by Networking: One‐on‐One Time with Experts in Your Field. American Educational Studies Association Conference.

 

Porfilio, B.J. (2010).  (Organizer and Chair of Symposium). Employing Theoretical Constructs to understand and transform the social world: The Emancipatory Road to Reconstituting Critical Pedagogy for life in the 21st Century. American Educational Studies Association Conference.

 

•Porfilio, B (2010) (Paper given on panel).  Specters of Critical Pedagogy.  Journal of Curriculum Theorizing Conference.

 

•Ross, W., Gibson, R., Porfilio, B.J. (2010) (Paper given on panel).  Critical Theories, radical pedagogies, and social education. The Rouge Forum Conference.

 

•Porfilio, B. & Renner, A. (2010). (Organizer and Chair of Panel). Critical service learning: Case studies promoting social justice and civic engagement in teacher education and in the wider society. The Rouge Forum Conference.

 

• Porfilio, B. & Caro, R., Valeri, A. (2010). Developing socially-just personas through critical-service learning: White pre-service teachers confront homelessness and inequality.  A paper presentation at the 2010 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). 

 

•Hoffman, L.P., Kline, K., Porfilio, B.J. (2010). A Counternarrative of subversion and resistance: Hijacking NCATE to promote equity and social justice in a college of education. A paper presentation at The 2010 Annual Meeting of the New York State Foundations of Education Association's Annual Conference.

                       

•Porfilio, B.J., & Carr, P.R. (2010).  Promoting media literacy in schools of education through the 2008 US presidential election.  A paper presentation at the 2010 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). 

 

•Porfilio, B.J. (2010). (Discussant). The transformation of schools: Media impact on social change, teaching practices, and literacy. A paper presentation at the 2010 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). 

 

•Porfilio, B. & Hickman, H. (2010). Critical service learning. Lewis University’s May Institute.

 

 

Other Accomplishments

AWARDS and RECOGNITION

 

•(Spring 2012). Invited by the Croatian Science Foundation to review grant that examines media pedagogy and aspects of adolescent media experiences

 

•(Spring 2012). Invited by Empire State College and the New York State Department of education to review Empire State College's proposed Master of Arts in Teaching & Learning program

 

• (2010) Invited by the American Educational Studies Graduate Council to participate in session Learning the Tricks of the Trade by Networking: One-on-One Time with Experts in Your Field. American Educational Studies Association Conference.

 

• (2009) Invited by the American Educational Studies Graduate Council to participate in session on writing to “in press”: Demystifying the process of publishing for graduate students.

 

• (April, 2009) Honored for mentoring Tiffney Alexander at Saint Louis University’s Biliken Scholar’s Luncheon.

 

• (2010-2014). Recipient of four American Educational Studies Associations Critics’ Choice Awards.

 

• (2005) Recipient of D’Youville College’s Department of Education Faculty of the Year Award

 

• (2006) Recipient of D’Youville College’s Certificate of Excellence (2006) for success of International Symposia

 

• (Spring, 2006) Invited to participate in the New Scholars in Gender and Gender Equity in Education seminar at the 2006 AERA Annual meeting

 

 (Fall, 2000) Recipient of Medaille College’s Faculty Development Award (2000) for paper on African-American female’s identity formation process.

 

 

BOOK SERIES-SERIES EDITOR

 

•Constructing Knowledge: Curriculum Studies in Action. Sense Publishers

 

•Youth Culture and Pedagogy in the 21st Century. Lexington Books

 

•Critical Constructions: Studies on Education and Society. Information Age Publishing

 

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