Social Justice Reading Group

A 4-week online reading group
Tuesdays, Apr 6-27, 5-6pm

Duration: 4 weeks
Day: Tuesdays
Date: Apr 6-Apr 27, 2021
Time: 5pm-6pm
Location: ONLINE via Zoom
Price: $69

About the instructor

Nancy Hoffman is a vice president and senior advisor at Jobs for the Future (JFF), a national nonprofit based in Boston focused on improving educational and workforce outcomes for low income young people and adults. Hoffman’s career spans many years of work in high schools and higher education; She was a senior lecturer in education at Brown University and served as director of the President’s Office and secretary of the Brown Corporation. She served as vice provost for undergraduate studies at Temple University and director of the University Honors Program, with faculty appointments in English and women’s studies. She was the academic services dean at Harvard Graduate School of Education. She also served as a program officer at the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education and a founder and faculty member of the College of Public and Community Service at UMass Boston. She has held teaching positions in English and comparative literature at the University of California Santa Barbara, Portland State University, MIT, and UMass Boston. She co-convened the Academic Environment Unit of HERS Summer Institute for Women in Higher Education Administration. She speaks and writes about high-quality vocational education in the United States and abroad. Hoffman holds a B.A. and Ph.D. in comparative literature from the University of California Berkeley.