Korina Jocson

Associate Professor

PhD - University of California, Berkeley

Email: kjocson@yorku.ca


Dr. Korina Jocson is a cross-disciplinary scholar whose areas of interest draw on youth literacies and cultural studies, digital media technologies and learning across settings, race and ethnic studies in the diasporas, arts-based pedagogies, and critical methodologies. Her thinking is informed by radical women of color feminisms and critical theories in pursuing social inquiry. She is the author of award-winning Youth Media Matters: Participatory Cultures and Literacies in Education (University of Minnesota Press), Youth Poets: Literacies In and Out of Schools (Peter Lang), and a forthcoming book on race, gender, and technologies in the school-work nexus (Routledge). She is also the editor of Cultural Transformations: Youth and Pedagogies of Possibility (Harvard Education Press). Other works consist of articles, chapters, essays, and creative endeavours on such topics as writing, storying/kuwento, poetic inquiry, new media literacies, and pedagogical possibilities in school-university contexts. Publications have appeared in a number of scholarly journals, including Curriculum Inquiry, Critical Studies in Education, Reading Research Quarterly, International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, Cultural Studies <-> Critical Methodologies, Anthropology and Education Quarterly, Juvenilia Studies, and Daedalus. Experimental media projects have also been produced as part of her scholarship. Dr. Jocson is a U.S.-Canada Fulbright Scholar and served as Visiting Research Chair of Human Rights and Social Justice at the University of Ottawa. She remains active in community-engaged partnerships and collaborates with public schools and organizations. 



Faculty & School/Dept

  • Faculty of Education -
  • Faculty of Graduate Studies, -

Courses Taught

  • Gender, Equity, New Technologies and Education (GS/EDUC 5862)
  • Issues in Digital Technology in Education (GS/EDUC 5860)
  • Place and Learning (ED/EDST 1200)