Select Publications from our Co-Founders and Team

Antwi A. Akom, Ph.D.


1 – Akom, A. A. & Noguera, P. (2013).  Revolutionizing STEM Education: Towards a New Theory of Culturally and Community Responsive STEM Pedagogy. (in press)

2 – Akom A. A., Scott, A., Shah, A. (2013).  Rethinking Resistance Theory through STEM Education: How Working Class Kids Get World Class Careers. (in press)

3 – Akom, A. A. (2011). Eco-Apartheid: Linking Environmental Health to Educational Outcomes.  Teachers College Record, Vol 113 (4).

4 – Akom, A.A. (2009). “Research for Liberation: Du Bois, the Chicago School, and the Development of Black Emancipatory Action Research.”  In N. S. Anderson and H. Kharem (Eds.), Education as a Practice of Freedom: African American Educational Thought and Ideology (193-212). New York: Lexington Press.

5 – Akom, A.A. (2009). “Critical Race Theory Meets Participatory Action Research: Creating a Community of Youth as Public Intellectuals” In W. Ayers, T. Quinn, & D. Stovall (Eds.), Social Justice in Education Handbook (508-521).  New York: Erlbaum Press.

6 – Akom, A.A. (2009). “Critical Hip Hop Pedagogy as a Form of Liberatory Praxis.” Equity and Excellence in Education, 42:1, 56-66.

7 – Akom, A.A. (2008). “Reexamining Resistance as Oppositional Behavior: The Nation of Islam and the Creation of a Black Achievement Ideology.” In J. Ogbu and M. Ogbu (Eds.), Minority Status, Oppositional Culture andAcademic Engagement (190-221). New York, NY: Routledge Press.

8 – Akom, A.A. (2008). “Ameritocracy and Infra-Racial Racism: Racializing Social and Cultural Reproduction Theory in the 21st Century.” Race and Ethnicity in Education. 11:3. 205-230.

9 – Akom, A.A. (2008). Towards an Eco-pedagogy: Urban Youth Creating Environmental Justice in the Toxic Triangle. Anthropology News, 49:8, 51.

10 – Akom, A.A. (2008) “Black Metropolis and Mental LifeBeyond The Burden of Acting White Towards a Third Wave in Critical Racial Studies. Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 39:3, 247-265.

11 – Akom, A.A., Cammarota, J., Ginwright, S. (2008). “Youthtopias: Towards a New Paradigm of Critical Youth Studies.”  Journal of Youth Media Studies/ Youth Media Reporter. August 15, 2008.

12 – Akom, A.A. (2007). “Cities as Battlefields: Understanding How the Nation of Islam Impacts Civic Engagement, Environmental Racism, and Community Development in a Low-Income Neighborhood.” International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education.  November 2007. 20:6, 711-730.

13 – Akom, A.A. (2007). Free Spaces: Excavating Race, Class, and Gender, Among Urban Schools and Communities.” International Journal for Qualitative Studies in Education. November 2007. 20:6, 611-619.

14 – Akom, A.A. (2006).“The Racial Dimensions of Social Capital: Towards a New Understanding of Youth Empowerment and Community Organizing in America’s Urban Core.” In S. Ginwright, P. Noguera, & J. Cammarota (Eds.), Beyond Resistance: Youth Activism and Community Change (81-92). New York, NY: Routledge Press.

15 – Akom, A.A. (2003). “Reexamining Resistance as Oppositional Behavior: The Nation of Islam and the Creation of a Black Achievement Ideology.” Sociology of Education,76:4. 305-325.

16 – Akom, A.A. (2001). “Racial Profiling at School: The Politics of Race and Discipline at Berkeley High.” In W. Ayers, B. Dohrn, & R. Ayers(Eds.), Zero Tolerance: Resisting the Drive for Punishment in our Schools (51-64). New York, NY: New Press.

17 – Akom, A.A. (2000). “The House that Race Built: Some Observations of the use of the word Nigga, Popular Culture, and Urban Youth Culture.” In M. Fine & L. Weis (Eds.), Construction Sites: Excavating Race, Class, and Gender amongst Urban Youth (140-161).  New York, NY: Teachers College Press.

18 – Noguera, P. and Akom, A.A. (2000). “Disparities Demystified: The Continuing Significance of Race in the Racial Achievement Gap.”  The Nation,5:2, 29-35.

19 – Akom, A.A (as Peter Keating). (1999). “The Color of Joy: Putting a Name on the Faces of Brett Cook-Dizney.” Blaze Magazine, 6:4, 92-96.

Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales, Ph.D.


1 – Tintiangco-Cubales, A.G. (2013)  Kilusan 4 Kids: Critical Language for Elementary School Students. Vol. 1. San Francisco: San Francisco Unified School District.

2 – Tintiangco-Cubales, A.G., Kiang, P., and Museus, S. (2010).  “Praxis and Power in the Intersections of Education.”  In University of California, Los Angeles Press, AAPI Nexus, Vol. 8, No. 1.

3 – Tintiangco-Cubales, A.G. (2010).  Filipinos in San Francisco Arcadia Publishing.  San Francisco, CA.

4 – Tintiangco-Cubales, A.G., Magbual-Daus, R., and Magbual-Daus, A. (2010)  “Pin@y Educational Partnerships:  A Counter-Pipeline to Create Critical Educators.” In University of California, Los Angeles Press, AAPI Nexus, Vol. 8, No. 1.

5 – Tintiangco-Cubales, A.G. (2009). Pin@y Educational Partnerships:  A Filipina/o American Studies Sourcebook.  Volume II:  Filipina/o American Identities, Activism, and Service.  Phoenix Publishing House International, Santa Clara, CA.

6 – Tintiangco-Cubales, A.G. (2009).  “Open the Light:  Critical Performance Pedagogy.” In At 40:  Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University.  Published by San Francisco State University.

7 – Tintiangco-Cubales, A.G. (2009).  “Filipino American Educational Experience.” In The Greenwood Encyclopedia for Asian American Issues.

8 – Tintiangco-Cubales, A.G., Halagao, P., Cordova, J.M (2009).  “Critical Review of Filipina/o American Curriculum.” In University of California, Los Angeles Press, AAPI Nexus, Vol. 7, No. 1.

9 – Tintiangco-Cubales, A.G.  and Sacramento, J.  (2009). “Practicing Pinayist Pedagogy.” In University of California, Los Angeles Press, Amerasia Journal.

10 – Tintiangco-Cubales, A.G. (2009).  “Building a Community Center:  Filipinas/os in the Excelsior Neighborhood of San Francisco.” In Negotiating Space: New Asian American Communities. Edited by Huping Ling.

11 – Tintiangco-Cubales, A.G. (2008).  “Filipino American Students in San Francisco.” In The National Federation of Filipino American Associations’ report on Filipino American K-12 Public School Students.

12 – Tintiangco-Cubales, A.G. (2008).  “Asian American Studies.”  In the Encyclopedia of Race and Ethnicity. Sage Publishing.

13 – Tintiangco-Cubales, A.G. (2007).  “Final Project Runway:  In the I’s of Asian American Women.” In Gender Identity, Equity and Violence: Multidisciplinary Perspectives through Service Learning. Edited by Geraldine Stahly. Stylus Publishing.

14 – Tintiangco-Cubales, A.G.  “Struggling to Survive: Poverty, Violence, and Invisibility in the Lives of Urban Filipina/o American Youth.” The “Other” Students: Filipino Americans, Education, and Power. Ed. Dina C. Maramba and Rick Bonus. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.