Fanon Howell

BA, Morehouse College. MA, New York University. PhD. The New School for Social Research. Postdoctoral Fellow, Teachers College, Columbia University. Dissertation examined the effects of New York City education reforms on policymaking, management culture, and the organization of district bureaucracy from 2003-2010. Special interests in urban sociology, structural inequality, sociology of education, social theory, sociology of culture, organizational theory, networks, and sociology of the body. Co-editor: Max Weber Matters: Interweaving Past and Present. Author of Adorno’s Paradox, Weber’s Constructivism: Scrutinizing Theory and Method, and Entropic Management: Restructuring District Office Culture in the New York City Department of Education (forthcoming). Managerial experience with the New York City Department of Education, the YMCA of Greater New York, the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services, and the International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society. Teaching experience at Columbia University, The New School for Liberal Arts, CUNY, and Pratt Institute. SLC, 2013-

Undergraduate discipline: Sociology

Courses taught in Sociology

Courses from previous years

  • Cities and Urbanization
  • Marginality and Penalization
  • Sociolog(ies) of the Body
  • Sociology of Education