Jordan Camp, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
American Studies, Trinity College
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Term 2014-2015

Jordan T. Camp is an assistant professor of American Studies and co-director of Trinity’s social justice initiative. His research focuses on the relationships between race and class, expressive culture, political economy, the state, social theory, and the history of labor and freedom struggles. He is the author of Incarcerating the Crisis: Freedom Struggles and the Rise of the Neoliberal State (University of California Press, 2016); co-editor (with Christina Heatherton) of Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter (Verso, 2016); and co-editor (with Laura Pulido) of the late Clyde Woods’ Development Drowned and Reborn: The Blues and Bourbon Restorations in Post-Katrina New Orleans (University of Georgia Press, 2017). His work also appears in journals such as American QuarterlyAntipodeEnvironment and Planning D: Society and SpaceEurozine, Kalfou: A Journal of Comparative and Relational Ethnic StudiesOrd & BildRace & Class, and Social Justice; as well as edited volumes including, In the Wake of Hurricane Katrina, edited by Clyde Woods (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010); Race, Empire, and the Crisis of the Subprime, edited by Paula Chakravartty and Denise da Silva (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013); and Futures of Black Radicalism, edited by Gaye Theresa Johnson and Alex Lubin (Verso, 2017).