Dr. Jordan Bell is a Postdoctoral Faculty Fellow at the Erikson Institute. He is an award-winning Black Studies, English, Philosophy, and Teacher Education educator who teaches courses through a critical lens. Jordan obtained his Ph.D. in Urban Education at the CUNY Graduate Center. Jordan has research interests that center around Critical Race Theory, BlackCrit, Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Education (CRSE), Healing Centered Engagement, and Racial Literacy. Those research interests culminate into two primary research strands: One is on developing educators' and students' racial literacy so that they can successfully respond to and engage in a multicultural world, and the other is in learning about and creating the conditions for Black Educational Spaces that are designed to center Black students' healing. Jordan has been awarded a Spencer Foundation Grant, been named as a 2022-24 Cultivating New Voices for Scholars of Color Fellow by the National Council of Teachers of English, and his work has been published in journals such as Comparative Education Review and Equity & Excellence in Education.