Dr. Bekisizwe S. Ndimande

Dr. Bekisizwe S. Ndimande is a Professor in the Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching and Faculty Associate in the Department of Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He conducts research in the areas of curriculum studies, education policy, and anti-colonial studies. Dr. Ndimande’s article, From Bantu Education to the Fight for Socially Just Education in Equity & Excellence in Education, was among the 18 articles selected by Taylor & Francis as representative of the interdisciplinary nature of social justice studies. Other publications include Urban Education and Black Racial Identity in South Africa (with Helen Neville) in Urban Education journal; Pedagogy of the Township in Sonia Nieto (Ed .), Dear Paulo: Letters from Those who Dare Teach; The Role of Indigenous Languages and Focus Groups in Qualitative Inquiry; Lutas Docentes nas Escolas Públicas para negros na África do Sul pós-apartheid in Cadernos de Educação (a Brazilian journal); and Unravelling the Neocolonial Epistemologies: Decolonizing Research Toward Transformative Literacy in the Journal of Literacy Research. Dr. Ndimande is currently an editor of Critical Studies in Education journal and serves on several international journal Editorial Boards. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.