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Associate Professor, Youth Studies
Dr. Regina A. Bernard-Carreno was born and raised in Hell’s Kitchen, NYC. She is a graduating pioneer of the MA in African American Studies at Columbia University and also holds several other graduate degrees, including a PhD from CUNY’s Graduate and University Center. Dr. Bernard-Carreno's research focuses on race, class, food inequalities, narratives of women of color's wellness, and engaged activism among NYC's youth. She is the author of three books on education, young women of color and feminism, and Black Studies. She has also published articles in the Journal of Pan African Studies, Small Farms Quarterly, Breathe Magazine UK, Outdoor Magazine, and Inside Higher Education, among other publications. Currently, Dr. Bernard-Carreno is at work on a new scholarly project about girlhood as well as several creative projects.