Johanna Fernandez

Assc Professor

Weissman School of Arts and Sciences

Department: History

Areas of expertise: History & African Amer. Studies

Email Address: johanna.fernandez@baruch.cuny.edu

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Education

Ph.D., History, Columbia University

MPhil, History, Columbia University

M.A., History, Columbia University

B.A., English & American Civilization, Brown University

SemesterCourse PrefixCourse NumberCourse Name
Fall 2023HIS1005Modern American History
Spring 2023HIS3055The Sixties in America
Spring 2023HIS1005Modern American History
Spring 2023BLS3055The Sixties in America
Spring 2023LTS3055Sixties In America
Fall 2022HIS3456American Intellectual History
Fall 2021HIS1005Modern American History
Fall 2021HIS3456American Intellectual History
Spring 2020HIS3055The Sixties in America
Spring 2020LTS3055Sixties In America
Spring 2020HIS1005Modern American History
Spring 2020BLS3055The Sixties in America
Fall 2019BLS3056The Civil Rights Movement
Fall 2019HIS1005Modern American History
Fall 2019HIS3056The Civil Rights Movement
Spring 2019BLS3055The Sixties in America
Spring 2019LTS3055Sixties In America
Spring 2019HIS3055The Sixties in America
Spring 2019HIS1005Modern American History
Fall 2018HIS5000Independent Study History I
Fall 2018BLS3056The Civil Rights Movement
Fall 2018LTS3056The Civil Rights Movement
Fall 2018HIS1005Modern American History
Fall 2018HIS3056The Civil Rights Movement
Spring 2018BLS3055The Sixties in America
Spring 2018HIS5000Independent Study History I
Spring 2018HIS1005Modern American History
Spring 2018HIS3055The Sixties in America
Spring 2018LTS3055Sixties In America
Fall 2017BLS3055The Sixties in America
Fall 2017HIS3055The Sixties in America
Fall 2017HIS1005Modern American History
Spring 2017HIS1005Modern American History
Spring 2017HIS4900Capstone: Search His
Fall 2016HIS1005Modern American History
Fall 2016HIS3460Topics in American History
Spring 2016HIS3055The Sixties in America
Spring 2016HIS5000Independent Study History I
Spring 2016BLS3055The Sixties in America
Spring 2016HIS1005Modern American History
Spring 2016LTS3055Sixties In America
Spring 2016HIS1005Modern American History
Fall 2015BLS3055The Sixties in America
Fall 2015HIS4900Capstone: Search His
Fall 2015LTS3055Sixties In America
Fall 2015BLS4900Seminar Black & Latino Studies
Fall 2015HIS3055The Sixties in America
Fall 2015HIS1005Modern American History
Fall 2015LTS4900Sem Blk & Lat Studie
Spring 2015HIS1005Modern American History
Fall 2014LTS3055Sixties In America
Fall 2014HIS3055The Sixties in America
Fall 2014BLS3055The Sixties in America
Spring 2014HIS1005Modern American History
Fall 2013HIS6001HHistory - Honors I
Fall 2013HIS1005Modern American History
Spring 2013HIS3460Topics in American History
Spring 2013HIS1005Modern American History
Spring 2013IDC4050HHon Feit Hum Sem I
Fall 2012HIS1000Themes in American History
Fall 2012HIS3460Topics in American History
Spring 2012HIS5000Independent Study History I
Spring 2012HIS3460Topics in American History
Spring 2012HIS1000Themes in American History
Spring 2012HSP3085Spec Topics Hisp Stu
Spring 2012BLS3085Special Topics Bls
Fall 2011HIS3460Topics in American History
Fall 2011HSP3085Spec Topics Hisp Stu
Fall 2011BLS3085Special Topics Bls
Fall 2011HIS1000Themes in American History
Spring 2010HIS1000Themes in American History
Fall 2009IDC4050HHon Feit Hum Sem I
Fall 2009HIS1000Themes in American History
Spring 2009HIS4900Capstone: Search His
Spring 2009HIS1000Themes in American History
Fall 2008HIS1005Modern American History
Fall 2007HIS1005Modern American History
Fall 2007HIS1005Modern American History

Artistic and Creative Activities

Fernandez, J. (2015). Presente! The Young Lords in New York. Bronx Museum.

Fernandez, J. (2008). Black & Brown: Young Lords/Black Panthers. University of Illinois.

Books

Fernandez, J. (2020). The Young Lords: A Radical History. Chapel Hill, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.

Fernandez, J. (2015). Writing on the Wall: Selected Prison Writing of Mumia Abu-Jamal. San Francisco, California, City Lights Books.

Fernandez, J. (2015). [edited volume] Writing on the Wall: Selected Prison Writing of Mumia Abu-Jamal. San Francisco, California, City Lights Books.

Journal Articles

(2021). On the Historical Roots of US Fascism. Critical Ethnic Studies Journal, Vol 7(Issue 1). 9.

(2017). Strategies of Settler Colonialism in Palestine and the US: A Historical Overview. Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society, Vol. 6(No. 1). pp. 29-44.

Fernandez, J. (2017). Strategies of Settler Colonialism in Palestine and the US: A Historical Overview. Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society, 6(1). 29-44.

Fernandez, J., & Abu-Jamal, M. (2014). [edited special issue] Mass Incarceration & Political Imprisonment in the US. Socialism & Democracy, 28(3).

Fernandez, J., & Abu-Jamal, M. (2014). Locking Up Dissidents and Punishing the Poor: The Origins of Mass Incarceration in the U.S. Socialism & Democracy, 28(3). 1-14.

Fernandez, J. (Ed.). (2014). The Roots of Mass Incarceration in the US: Locking Up Black Dissidents and Punishing the Poor. Socialism & Democracy, Vol 28(3). 1.

Trotter, J. W., & Fernandez, J. (2009). "Introduction: Hurricane Katrina: Urban History from the Eye of the Storm". Journal of Urban History, 35(5). 607-613.

Trotter, J., & Fernandez, J. (2009). Hurricane Katrina: Urban History From the Eye of the Storm (Special Co-edited Issue). Journal of Urban History, 35(5). 607 - 674.

(1997). "Harlem and its Discontents in the 1990s". Race and Reason, 3. 32-37.

Book Chapters

Fernandez, J. (2019). Introduction to Democracy Denied: Five Lectures on U.S. Politics. Democracy Denied: Five Lectures on U.S. Politics Trenton, London, Cape Town. Africa World Press.

Fernandez, J. (2011). Weil er Hoffnung ausstrahlt…. In Dellwo, K., & Baer, W. (Eds.), Der Kampf gegen die Todesstrafe: Mumia Abu-Jamal (pp. 205-221). Hamburg ,Deutschland. Bibliothek des Widerstands / Band 14/ LAIKA Verlag.

Fernandez, J. (2010). “The Young Lords and the Social and Structural Roots of Late Sixties Urban Radicalism. In Taylor, C. (Ed.), Civil Rights in New York City: From World War II to the Giuliani Era (pp. 141-160). New York, NY. Fordham University Press.

Fernandez, J. (2009). "Denise Oliver and the Young Lords Party: Stretching the Political Boundaries of Black Radical Struggle". In Gore, D. F., Theoharis, J., & Woodard, K. (Eds.), Want to Start a Revolution? Radical Women in the Black Freedom Struggle (pp. 271-293). New York, NY. New York University Press.

Fernandez, J. (2009). "The Young Lords and the Postwar City". In Kusmer, K., & Trotter, J. (Eds.), African American Urban History Since World War II (pp. 60-82). Chicago, IL. University of Chicago Press.

Fernandez, J. (2003). "Between Social Service reform and Revolutionary Politics: The Young Lords, Late Sixties Radicalism, and Community Organizing in the New York City". In Theoharis , J., & Woodard, K. (Eds.), Freedom North: Black Freedom Struggles Outside of the South (pp. 255-285). New York, NY. Palgrave MacMillan Global Academic Publishing of St. Martin's Press.

Fernandez, J. (2001). "Reflections on Affirmative Action and the Politics of Race". In Goldberg, D. (Ed.), Race Critical Theories: From Racial Demarcations to Multiple Identifications (pp. 496-499). Oxford. Blackwell Publishers.

Fernandez, J. (2000). "Harlem and its Discontents in the 1990s". In Marable, M. (Ed.), Dispatches From the Ebony Tower: Intellectuals Confront the African American Experience (pp. 108-120). New York, NY. Columbia University Press.

Media Contributions

Fernandez, J. (2016). Trump, Hilary, and the Crisis in US Society.

www.counterpunch.org/2016/10/13/trump-clinton-and-the-crisis-in-us-society/

Was invited to review and assess the second presidential debate in October 2016

(2010). Justice on Trial: The Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal.

Presentations

Fernandez, J. (2020, March 26). The Young Lords: A Radical History. Uncle Bobbie's Bookstore Conversation with the Author. Philadelphia

Fernandez, J. (2020, April 15). The Young Lords: A Radical History. Cornell University History Department. Ithaca, New York: The Black Radical Tradition Seminar, Lecture Series.

Fernandez, J. (2020, January 4). The People’s Church! A 50th-Anniversary Roundtable on the Young Lord’s Occupation of the First Spanish Methodist Church in NYC. American Historical Association 2020 Convening. New York: American Historical Association.

Fernandez, J. (2020, January 21). Origins and Development of American Slavery. Gilder Lehrman Institute Lead Scholar Lecture: Teacher Training Workshop. Madison, New Jersey: Gilder Lehrman Institute.

Fernandez, J. (2020, February 1). Prefiguring the New Society: The Young Lords. Brooklyn Public Library's A Night of Philosophy and Ideas. Brooklyn: Brooklyn Public Library & Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

Fernandez, J. (2020, February 6). The Young Lords: A Radical History. Texas A & M Latinx Lecture Series. Texas A & M University: Carlos H. Cantu Hispanic Education and Opportunity Endowment.

Fernandez, J. (2020, February 6). The Young Lords: A Radical History. SUM Podcast, SUM Research, Innovation, and Creativity at CUNY. New York, NY: SUM Research, Innovation, and Creativity at CUNY.

Fernandez, J. (2020, February 10). 'Fros, Berets, and Leather: The Revolutionary Solidarity of the Young Lords. University of California, Santa Barbara MultiCultural Center Lecture Series. University of California at Santa Barbara: UCSB MultiCultural Center; Equal Opportunity and Discrimination Prevention Office; & Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Fernandez, J. (2020, February 10). The Young Lords: A Radical History. Millennials are Killing Capitalism Podcast.

Fernandez, J. (2020, February 13). The Young Lords: A Radical History. NYU Lecture Series: The Latinx Project. New York University: King Juan Carlos of Spain Center & The Latinx Project.

Fernandez, J. (2020, February 20). The Young Lords: A Radical History. University of Baltimore, Guest Lecture Series. Baltimore, University of Baltimore: University of Baltimore History Program; History Club; & Student Government Organization.

Fernandez, J. (2020, February 20). The Young Lords: A Radical History. Red Emma's Bookstore: A Conversation with the Author. Baltimore: Red Emma's Bookstore.

Fernandez, J. (2020, February 25). The Young Lords: A Radical History. Puerto Rican Activism from New York to San Juan - and Beyond. New York: Museum of the City of New York.

Fernandez, J. (2020, March 3). The Young Lords: A Radical History. Bus Boys & Poets Bookstore Conversation with the Author. Washington DC: Bus Boys & Poets.

Fernandez, J. (2020, March 7). World War I. Gilder Lehrman Institute Lead Scholar Lecture: Teacher Training Workshop. Seton Hall University: Gilder Lehrman Institute & WWI National Centennial Commission.

Fernandez, J. (2020, March 25). The Young Lords: A Radical History. Saint Peter's University Political Science Lecture Series. Jersey City, New Jersity: Saint Peter's University Departments of Political Science; Social Justice; and Communication and Media Culture.

Fernandez, J. (2020, May 7). The Poor People's Campaign, the Young Lords, and Black, Brown, Yellow, White and Red Organizing. Schumburg Center's Conversations in Black Freedom Studies. New York City: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Fernandez, J. (2020, May 5). The Young Lords: A Radical History. Kingsborough Community College History Lecture Series. Brooklyn: Kingsborough College.

Fernandez, J. (2020, April 25). The Young Lords: A Radical History. American University's 2nd Annual National Antiracist Book Festival. Washington DC: Antiracist Research and Policy Center.

Fernandez, J. (2019, December 7). They Joined with Their Hearts: A Conversation with the Cadre of the Young Lords. 50th Anniversary of the Young Lords. New York, NY: First Spanish United Methodist Church.

Fernandez, J. (2019, November 15). Reconstruction: 1865-1877. Gilder Lehrman Institute Lead Scholar Lecture: Teacher Training Workshop. Archdiocesan Center, Newark, New Jersey: Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

Fernandez, J. (2019, July 26). Why We Remember the Young Lords. 50th Anniversary of the Young Lords. New York, New York: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Fernandez, J. (2019, February 28). Scholars in Residence Grant Applications, Review and Selection. Schomburg Scholars in Residence Grant Applications. New York, NY: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Fernandez, J. (2018, April 30). Arguments Against the CIA on Campus and In Defense of the Humanities. Teach-In on the CIA. New York: Baruch College.

Fernandez, J. (2016, November 19). Comparative Analyses of Settler Colonial Projects in the US and Palestine. American Studies Association Conference. Denver, Colorado: American Studies Association.

Fernandez, J. (2016, May 7). The Failure of Sixties Police Reform in New York. New York Labor History Conference: Can't Turn Back: Unfinished Tasks of the Civil Rights Movement.. New York, NY: New York Labor History Association.

Fernandez, J. (2016, November 10). Reflections on Palante!. Black Power 50 Films: Palante, Siempre, Palante. Harlem, New York: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Fernandez, J. (2016, October 20). Balancing Security and Democracy: The Historical and Political Significance of the Handschu Case and the Handschu Files, 1972-Present. Archives and Politics. New York: Center for Jewish History.

Fernandez, J. (2016, October 21). Between Security and Democracy: The Significance of the Handschu Case & Files, 1972-Present. Mediating the Archive. New York: Graduate Center.

Fernandez, J. (2016, September 14). On School Desegregation and Police Reform in 1960s New York. Lecture for Curators and Museum Staff. New York, NY: Museum of the City of New York.

Fernandez, J. (2016, November 4). Radicals in Black and Brown: The Impact and Influence of the Black Panthers on the Young Lords. Black Panther Party 50th Commemoration. New York, NY: Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Center.

Fernandez, J. (2016, October 25). Police Repression, Sixties Radicals and the Origins of the Carceral State. New York: Columbia University.

Fernandez, J. (2016, October 20). Of Super Predators, Mexican Rapists, and Representational Legacies of Black and Brown Youth in the Sixties. Latino Heritage Month Gala. New York: St. John's University.

Fernandez, J. (2016, October 14). Origins, Politics & Legacy of the Young Lords. Sixties Student Protests at Rutgers University, A Conference. New Brunswick, NJ

Fernandez, J. (2016, September 29). Surveillance and Repression of Sixties Radicals. Cold War Seminar. New York University, NY: Tamiment LIbrary.

Fernandez, J. (2015, March 31). The Origins of Policing in the US. Baruch Teach-In on Community/Police Conflict. Baruch College: Baruch Student Life.

Fernandez, J. (2015, May 7). On Black and Brown Coalitions. Schomburg Conversations in Black Freedom Studies. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Fernandez, J. (2014, May 31). The Health Program of the Young Lords Party, 1968-1974. Left Forum. New York, NY

Fernandez, J. (2014, March 31). Locking Up Dissidents and Punishing the Poor: The Origins of Mass Incarceration in the U.S>. New Jersey: New Jersey City University.

Fernandez, J. (2014, September 10). When the World Was Their Stage: The Health Program of the Young Lords Party, 1968-1974. The David Rogers Health Policy Colloquium. New York, NY: Weill Cornell Medical College.

Fernandez, J. (2014, October 11). Re-thinking the War on Poverty and Urban Crisis in the 1960s. Urban History Association Conference. Philadelphia: Urban History Association.

Fernandez, J. (2013, May 31). Puerto Rican History Celebration Honoring the Young Lords. Bronx Stories. Bronx, New York: Bronx Museum of the Arts.

Fernandez, J. (2013, June 9). Health Care Struggles In Embattled Communities: The Black Panthers & The Young Lords. Left Forum. Pace University, New York City: Center for the Study of Culture, Technology, and Work at the CUNY Graduate Center.

Fernandez, J. (2013, August 7). A Brief History of Political Imprisonment in the US. The 1978 Siege of the MOVE House in Philadelphia & The Battle to Free the MOVE 9: A Commemoration. Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, The Rotunda: Temple University Africana Studies & the MOVE Organization.

Fernandez, J. (2013, October 11). School Desegregation Struggles in Central and East Harlem in the 1960s. Educating Harlem: A Working Conference. New York City: Teacher's College, Columbia University.

Fernandez, J. (2013, November 1). "Migration, Exile and Expatriation: The Politics of Transnational Black Radicalism". Association for the Study of the World Wide African Diaspora. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Fernandez, J. (2013, January 19). Repression Against Black Radicals in the 60s: The Edifice Upon Which Mass Incarceration Was Built. Malcolm X Commemoration Tribute to the Families of Political Prisoners. New York City, SEIU Local 1199: Malcolm X Commemoration Committee.

Fernandez, J. (2013, February 12). Public Health: Lessons from the 1960s Radicals. Serving The People Body & Soul: Continuing The 1960's - 1970's New York City Legacy of Free Urban Community Health & Medicine Survival Programs Collectively Initiated by Both The Black Panther Party & The Young Lords Party. Bronx, New York - Cherkasky Auditorium, Montefiore Medical Center: The Montefiore Medical Center.

Fernandez, J. (2013, March 14). Party People: A Presentation & Conversation with the Young Lords & Black Panthers. Live & Outspoken Series. Brooklyn, New York: 651 Arts.

Fernandez, J. (2013, March 15). A Conversation with Donald Rubin: A Life in the Arts & Progressive Politics in New York. Conversation with Don Rubin. Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation, New York City: Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation & the Bronx Museum.

Fernandez, J. (2013, April 4). Honoring The Radical MLK: Creating the Beloved Community. Commemoration of Martin Luther King's Beyond Vietnam Speech. : The Riverside Church.

Fernandez, J. (2013, May 14). In the Classroom: Live From Death Row. Celebrating Civic Engagement and Public Scholarship at Weissman School of Arts and Sciences. New York City: Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, Baruch College.

Fernandez, J. (2013, April 22). The Young Lords. Lecture Series, Conflicting Conceptions of Justice in the 1970s. : John Jay, City University of New York.

Fernandez, J. (2013, April 15). Framed, Captured, & Gagged: State Repression and Black Radicals in the 1960s. Robert A. Friedman Symposium. New York City: Baruch College.

Fernandez, J. (2012, November 15). The Sixties and the Political Roots of the Contemporary US Carceral State. American Studies Association Conference. Puerto Rico: American Studies Association.

Fernandez, J. (2012, October 11). Mass Incarceration & its Root Causes: Conservative Reaction in the Post World War II City. Conference of the Association of French Journalists. Paris, France: Association of French Journalists.

Fernandez, J. (2012, September 28). The Young Lords. Bronx Stories. Bronx, New York: Bronx Museum of the Arts.

Fernandez, J. (2012, September 21). Postmodern Execution: The Social and Political Meaning of Troy Davis for our Time. Troy Davis Memorial Committee. Washington D.C.: Troy Davis Memorial Committee.

Fernandez, J. (2012, September 13). A Retrospective History of the Young Lords. Latino History Month, Baruch College. New York, NY: Latino History Month, Baruch College.

Fernandez, J. (2012, August 31). The Uses of a Liberal Arts Education. Third World Transition Program, Brown University. Providence, RI: Brown University.

Fernandez, J. (2012, June 19). The Post War Political Economy of New York and the School Desegregation Battle of the 1960s. Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY: Museum of the City of New York.

Fernandez, J. (2012, March 20). Social Medicine, the Young Lords, and the Root Causes of the Postwar Public Health Crisis in New York. Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Bronx, NY: Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Fernandez, J. (2012, February 9). Radicals in Black and Brown: The Young Lords and Cross-Ethnic Solidarity -- Lessons From the 60s. SUNY, Old Westbury -- Justice and Equality Lecture Series. SUNY Old Westbury

Fernandez, J. (2012, January 14). Mass Incarceration in the US and the Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal. Rosa Luxemburg Conference. Berlin, Germany: Rosa Luxemburg Conference.

Fernandez, J. Presente! The Young Lords in New York. Bronx Museum, Museo del Barrio, Loisaida Center: Bronx Museum, Museo del Barrio, Loisaida Center.

Fernandez, J. (2011, November 30). The Young Lords and the Struggle for Dignified Health Care in New York, 1969-1974. American Public Health Association Conference. Washington, DC: American Public Health Association.

Fernandez, J. (2010, December 31). Justice on Trial: The Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal. Writer, Producer and Director of Feature Length Film.

Fernandez, J. (2010, May 31). Race and the Young Lords Party. Latino Studies Department. : Rutgers University.

Fernandez, J. (2010, March 31). The Social and Economic Forces that Fueled the Civil Rights Movement. : Bronx Museum.

Fernandez, J. (2009, December 31). The Young Lords: A 40th Anniversary Retrospective. Hunter College: Centro for Puerto Rican Studies.

Fernandez, J. (2009, November 30). The Young Lords and the Postwar City. Notre Dame University: Department of History.

Fernandez, J. (2009, February 28). The Young Lords. : Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Fernandez, J. (2008, June 30). The Meaning of 1968. Graduation Address. Columbia University: Double Discovery Center.

Fernandez, J. (2008, May 31). “The Historical Roots of Racial Construction in Dominican Society,”. : New York University.

Fernandez, J. (2007, February 22). "Radicals in Black and Brown: Of Young Lords, Black Panthers, and the Social and Economic Roots of Late Sixties Radicalism". Department of History, Swarthmore College

Fernandez, J. (2007, October 31). "Race and the Challenges of Liberalism in the 1960's". Philadelphia: American Studies Association.

Fernandez, J. (2006, April 1). "The Young Lords and the Social and Structural Roots of Sixties Radicalism". Race, Roots, and Resistance: Revisiting the Legacies of Black Power. Champagne, Illinois: Univ. of Illinois.

Fernandez, J. (2006, July 10). "WWII and the Economic Transformation of Post-War America". NEH Summer Seminar. : University of Pittsburgh.

Fernandez, J. (2006, March 20). "Radicals in Black and Brown: Of Young Lords, Black Panthers, and the Social and Economic Roots of Late Sixties Radicalism". : Program on Ethnicity, Race, and Migration, Yale University.

Fernandez, J. (2005, November 18). "Radicals in Black and Brown: Of Young Lords, Black Panthers, and the Social and Economic Roots of Late Sixties Radicalism". CAUSE Postdoctoral Fellowship Presentation. Carnegie Mellon

Fernandez, J. (2005, October 19). "Katrina: Disaster and the Politics of Race and Class in America". Public Town Hall Meeting and Panel Discussion. Carnegie Mellon

Fernandez, J. (2005, October 1). "Katrina: Disaster and the Politics of Race and Class in America". Conference: African Americans and the New Industrial Age: New Challenges of Urban History and Policy-Making. : Carnegie Mellon University.

Fernandez, J. (2005, February 28). What is the New Surveillance? An Overview of Conditions. Conference: Fear, Loathing, and Surveillance: Postcolonial and Feminist Scholarship After 9/11. : Smith College.

Fernandez, J. (2004, December 6). "The Young Lords Party". New London: Connecticut College.

Fernandez, J. (2004, August 25). "Hartford and Civil Rights Struggles in the 1960s". Hartford: Connecticut Historical Society.

Fernandez, J. (2004, January 29). "The Civil Rights Movement". Hartford: Connecticut Historical Society.

Fernandez, J. (2004, February 15). "The Cold War and the Third World". The Links, Inc. Farmington Valley Chapter. Hartford, CT: The Links, Inc. Farmington Valley Chapter.

Fernandez, J. (2004, February 26). "Trends in US Foreign Policy: Africa and the Middle East, 1945-Present". Hartford: Connecticut Historical Society.

Fernandez, J. (2004, March 11). "The Historical Antecedents, Causes, and Consequences of 9/11". Hartford: Connecticut Historical Society.

Fernandez, J. (2003, August 19). "US Foreign Policy: The Case of Iran, 1953 and 1979". : Connecticut Historical Society.

Fernandez, J. (2003, June 13). "The Young Lords and the Social and Structural Roots of Sixties Radicalism". Black Panther Conference. Boston: Wheelock College.

Fernandez, J. (2002, September 26). "The UN and International Human Rights Violations by the United States during the Eisenhower Administration". : Trinity College, Human Rights Programs.

Fernandez, J. (2001, October 6). "Radicalism in the Late 1960s: A Chapter in the History of the Young Lords Party". Gotham Conference. : New York University.

Fernandez, J. (2001, September 30). "US Intervention in the Dominican Republic in the Era of Vietnam". : City College, CUNY.

Fernandez, J. (2001, April 6). "The Mischievous Effect of Lead:" The Young Lords' Activism as Catalyst in the Battle for Anti-Lead Poisoning Legislation in New York-1970". Rutgers University's Warren Susman Memorial Conference.

Fernandez, J. (2000, December 8). "The Young Lords Party: The Politics and Ideology of Late Sixties Radicalism". : Institute for Research in African American Studies, Columbia University.

Fernandez, J. (2000, February 28). "Puerto Rico: Modern Day Colony". : City College.

Fernandez, J. (1999, November 30). "The American Experience in Vietnam". : Columbia University.

Fernandez, J. (1999, October 31). "Origins of the Urban Crisis: De-Industrialization and the Racial Landscape of American Cities in the Post World War II Epoch". : Rutgers University.

Fernandez, J. (1999, September 30). "From Civil Rights to Black Power". Public Forum. : Columbia University.

Fernandez, J. (1999, September 30). "The New Left on the 1960s". Public Forum. : Columbia University.

Fernandez, J. (1997, January 31). "History of the Death Penalty in the US". : Columbia University.

Fernandez, J. (1997, April 30). "The Black Power Movement: Its Politics and the Roots of its Emergence". : The New School.

Fernandez, J. (1997, October 31). "Notes on the Social and Political Character of the Cuban Revolution". : Columbia University.

Fernandez, J. (1994, September 30). "The Warehousing of America: The War on Drugs and Prison Industrial Complex". : Hunter College.

Other Scholarly Works

Fernandez, J. (2015). Presente! The Influence and Legacy of the Young Lords in New York.

Fernandez, J. (2014). Silencing the Record: Misrepresentation, Gender Politics, and Truth in the Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal. 2,639 words.

Fernandez, J. (2014). 10 Facts About The Mumia Abu-Jamal Case. 1,256 words.

Fernandez, J. (2012). Justice on Trial: The Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal. 2,181 words.

Fernandez, J. (2012). Jazz Hayden's Struggle: A Primer for Understanding the Bankruptcy of the Prison Industrial Complex. 1,256 words.

Fernandez, J. (2011). Múmia Abu-Jamal: Martyr. 1,011 words.

Trotter, J., & Fernandez, J. (2009). Hurricane Katrina: Urban History From the Eye of the Storm. 35(5), 607-674.

Fernandez, J., Oboler, S., & Gonzalez, D. (2005). "Dennis Oliver". The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States. 3299-300.

Fernandez, J., Oboler, S., & Gonzalez, D. J. (2005). "Felipe Luciano". The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States. 325-26.

Fernandez, J., Oboler , S., & Gonzalez, D. (2005). "Juan Gonzalez". The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States. 2231.

Fernandez, J., Oboler, S., & Gonzalez, D. J. (2005). "Young Lords Party". The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States. 4353-355.

TitleFunding Agency SponsorStart DateEnd DateAwarded DateTotal FundingStatus
The Young Lords: Activism Past and PresentFord Foundation07/01/201912/31/201910/25/201930000Completed
When the World Was Their Stage: A History of the Young Lords, 1968-1974PSC-CUNY 3907/01/200812/31/20094170Completed
Honor / AwardOrganization SponsorDate ReceivedDescription
Frederick Jackson Turner AwardOrganization of American Historians2021Best First Book
American Book AwardBefore Columbus Foundation2021
New York City Book AwardNew York Society Library2021
Merle Curti Award for Best Social HistoryOrganization of American Historians2021Best Social History
Liberty Legacy Foundation AwardOrganization of American Historians2021Best Book on Civil Rights
PSC-CUNY 43 AwardCUNY201211K award for research and transcription fees toward the completion of the manuscript for my first book project.
Eugene M. Lang Junior Faculty FellowshipLang Foundation & Baruch College2010
Fulbright Grant to the Middle East and North AfricaUnited States Department of State2010
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Scholar-In-Residence Program, $25,0002008
CAUSE Postdoctoral Fellowship, $48,000Department of History, Carnegie Mellon University20062005-2006
New England Board of Higher Education Fellowship, $26,00020022001-2002
Ford Dissertation Fellowship, $24,00020022001-2002
Merit Fellowship, $12,000/Yr.Columbia University19991996-1999
Thomas J. Watson Independent International Study and Research Fellowship, $12,00019941993-1994 (Project: Construction of Race in the Dominican Republic and Haiti)
British American Education Foundation Fellow, $30,000Charterhouse School, Surrey, England1988

College

Committee NamePosition RoleStart DateEnd Date
History Department Curriculum CommitteeCommittee Member5/31/2021
Student Life Town Hall MeetingPanelist12/9/2014
Executive CommitteeCommittee Member9/30/2014
Latino Heritage Month, Invited Speaker9/13/2012
Teach-In, STUDENT PROTEST, PAST & PRESENTFaculty Advisor12/1/2011
Screening of my film, Justice on Trial: The Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal11/2/2010
Committee on Academic StandingCommittee Member5/31/2010
Latinos in the US, Special Event Sponsored by Dean's OfficeCommittee Chair12/31/2009
Fundraising, Roger Hertog: Course -- "The Meaning of American Freedom"Committee Chair12/31/2009
How and Why to Apply to Graduate School11/30/2009
Anti-Death Penalty Event, OrganizerOrganized6/23/2008
Search Committee, US Economic History4/30/2008
Dominican Students AssociationFaculty Advisor4/30/2008
Search Committee, Black and Latino Studies Hire3/31/2008
Black History MonthFaculty Mentor2/28/2008
Teach-In, Race and the Presidential Election Invited Lecturer4/30/2007

Professional

OrganizationPosition RoleOrganization StateOrganization CountryStart DateEnd DateAudience
American Historical Association (AHA)MemberNew YorkUnited States5/21/2024PresentNational
American Historical Association (AHA)Member12/31/2015
American Studies Association (ASA)Member12/31/2015
Bronx Museum of the ArtsCo-CuratorNew York1/1/20139/30/2015
Manning Marable Memorial ConferenceChairpersonNew York4/26/20124/29/2012

Public

OrganizationPosition RoleOrganization StateOrganization CountryStart DateEnd DateAudience
Municipal Archive of the City of New YorkBoard MemberNY - New York4/1/2017PresentInternational
Museum of the City of New YorkBoard MemberNY - New York5/1/2017PresentNational