Damien Sojoyner

Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology

University of California, Irvine

Damien M. Sojoyner is "an urban anthropologist with a disaporic framework." He is Assistant Professor at University of California, Irvine's Department of Anthropology. He teaches undergraduate courses in Urban Ethnography in the United States and Prisons and Public Education; he teaches graduate courses in Black Ethnography in the Anthropological Imagination, Prisons in the United States, and Black Political Theory. His first book, entitled First Strike: Educational Enclosures of Black Los Angeles, was published by University of Minnesota Press (2016).