Julia Jordan-Zachery is Professor of Public and Community Service and Director of the Black Studies Program at Providence College. She was awarded the Joseph R. Accinno Teaching Award, 2015-2016.
She is the author of the award-winning Black Women, Cultural Images and Social Policy (Routledge, 2009) and Shadow Bodies: Black Women, Ideology, Representation, and Politics (Rutgers University Press, forthcoming)
Julia is co-editor of the National Political Science Review (NPSR). And she is the founder of The Collaborative for the Research on Black Women and Girls, a multidisciplinary research group that centers the experiences of Black women and girls.
Jordan-Zachery received her B.A. and MA in Economics from Brooklyn College and University of Connecticut respectively and her Ph.D. in political science from the University of Connecticut. Prior to joining Providence College, Jordan-Zachery was a faculty member at Howard University and Wheaton College, MA