Decolonizing Academia: Poverty, Oppression, and Pain

How to Cite

Smith-Cruz, S. (2019). Decolonizing Academia: Poverty, Oppression, and Pain. Radical Teacher, 115, 81–84.


Book Review of Decolonizing Academia by Clelia O. Rodríguez. The author was invited to keynote a closed symposium on libraries and open pedagogies by the reviewer who was personally affected by the reading of the text.


“CUNY Professors Rally; Adjuncts Demand ‘$7K Or Strike!’ – LaborPress.” Accessed April 5, 2019.

“Governor Cuomo Announces $8 Million for Open Educational Resources Initiative at SUNY and CUNY to Cut High Cost of Textbooks.” Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, May 16, 2018.

Harris, Elizabeth A. “De Blasio Proposes Changes to New York’s Elite High Schools.” The New York Times, June 8, 2018, sec. New York.

Rodríguez, Clelia O. Decolonizing Academia: Poverty, Oppression and Pain / Clelia O. Rodríguez. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada: Fernwood Publishing, 2018.

Rodríguez, Clelia O. “The #shitholes Syllabus: Undoing His(Story).” Radical Teacher 111 (July 27, 2018): 30–34.