Participant Info

First Name
Celina
Last Name
Su
Country
University
City University of New York
Keywords
voting, political participation, community organizing, youth empowerment, education policy, health, community development, cities, participatory budgeting, participatory democracy, civil society, social movements, nonprofits, NGOs
Availability
Media Contact

Personal Info

About Me
  • how everyday citizens engage in policy-making and community development—via deliberative democracy, community organizations, and protest and social movements
  • cultural politics of social policy, especially education policy and health policy
  • role of nonprofits and community organizations in social change
  • political participation and civic engagement, especially by youth, immigrants

 

Recent Publications

Su, Celina. 2014. Participatory budgeting in New York City. Metropolitics, 1 December. http://bit.ly/1ChgR5n

Ospina, Sonia and Celina Su. 2013. Weaving color lines: Race, ethnicity, and the work of leadership in social change organizations. In Joanne Ciulla, Mary Uhl-Bien, and Patricia Werhane (Eds.), Leadership Ethics. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Su, Celina. 2010. Marginalized stakeholders and performative politics: Dueling discourses in education policy-making. Critical Policy Studies, 4(4):362-383.

Books:

Muennig, Peter and Celina Su. 2013. Introducing global health: Practice, policy, and solutions. New York: John Wiley & Sons/ Jossey-Bass.

Su, Celina. 2009. Streetwise for book smarts: Grassroots organizing and education reform in the Bronx. New York: Cornell University Press.

Alonso, Gaston, Noel Anderson, Celina Su, and Jeanne Theoharis. 2009. Our schools suck: Students talk back to a segregated nation on the failures of urban education. New York: New York University Press.

Media Coverage

Selected.

TV/video:

2012. “The People’s Choice,” Rawan Jabaji. PBS Need to Know. http://to.pbs.org/UuxMd8

Radio:

2015. Radio interview on Global Movements, Local Struggles, WBAI Pacifica Radio. http://bit.ly/wbai-pb

Print:

2016. “Why has charter school violence spiked at double the rate of public schools?” George Joseph. The Nation. http://bit.ly/1RAQCuj

2015. “En el Bronx, la desigualdad se aprende en la escuela,” Álvaro Guzmán Bastida. Univision. http://ow.ly/Tm6OO

2015. “Gender Equity for a Resilient Coffee Supply Chain,” Jenny Neill. Stir, Business Insight on Tea and Coffee. http://bit.ly/1MCcWWo

2015. “Why Don’t We Care About People Who Don’t Look Like Us?,” Anjali Enjeti. AlterNet. http://bit.ly/1LKq3Wi

2014. “Artists Put Faces to the Missing Students of Mexico,” Julie Collazo. Hyperallergic. http://bit.ly/1FqmPn9

2012. “Participatory Budgeting Hits New York City,” Elizabeth Whitman. The Nation. http://bit.ly/1OnakLK

 

Country Focus
United States, Thailand, Burma/ Myanmar

Research Areas

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