Elizabeth Bishop

Adjunct Faculty, Youth Studies

Elizabeth Bishop

Dr. Bishop is an educator, researcher, and youth advocate. She serves as Director of Curriculum and Outcomes Evaluation and Supervisor of Digital Leadership and Learning at Global Kids as well as Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Youth Studies Program at CUNY School of Professional Studies. Her first book "Becoming Activist: Critical Literacy and Youth Organizing" was released by Peter Lang in 2015 and her second book "Embodying Theory: Epistemology, Aesthetics and Resistance" will be out in 2018. She’s online @DrBishopDigital.

Recent News

Excellence in Youth Studies Teaching Award

May 23, 2022

CUNY SPS Youth Studies Program

Dr. Elizabeth Bishop, an adjunct faculty member in the Youth Studies program, has been awarded the inaugural CUNY SPS Excellence in Youth Studies Teaching Award. She received this honor for effectively synthesizing theory, source material, and personal experience in her teaching, and for prioritizing student growth and process.

Theory, Research, and Action in Urban Education

November 23, 2021

Theory, Research, and Action in Urban Education

Two members of the CUNY SPS Youth Studies program, adjunct lecturer Dr. Elizabeth Bishop and academic program coordinator Chanira Rojas, have published articles in Theory, Research, and Action in Urban Education, an online, open-access, peer-reviewed journal hosted by Urban Education @ The CUNY Graduate Center. Dr. Bishop offers an introduction to the issue with her essay "(Beyond) Breaking Points: Reclaiming Our Lives in Our City." Rojas' article "All Hands on Deck: Youth Worker Burnout and Resilience during COVID-19" shares the firsthand accounts of youth development professionals on the front lines.

Bernie Sanders' promise to turn out young voters is a double-edged sword

February 28, 2020

Business Insider

Dr. Elizabeth Bishop, Youth Studies professor, is quoted in an article about the potential of young voter turnout in the 2020 presidential election.

Three CUNY SPS Faculty Receive JFK, Jr. Institute Fellowship

January 23, 2020

Dr. Elizabeth Bishop, adjunct faculty, youth studies program; Margaret Reilly, academic director of nursing; and Cassandra Evans, assistant professor, disability studies programs,...