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Brian Jordan Jefferson

Associate Professor

Biography

My work explores political geography, science, technology, and engineering. 

Education

  • Ph.D., New School for Social Research, Department of Politics
  • MA, University of Westminster, Centre for the Study of Democracy
  • B.A., Political Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Courses Taught

Additional Campus Affiliations

Associate Professor, Geography and Geographic Information Science
Associate Professor, Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory
Associate Head, Geography and Geographic Information Science

Recent Publications

Jefferson, B. J. (2022). Programming Colonial Racial Capitalism: Encoding Human Value in Smart Cities. In S. Koshy, L. M. Cacho, J. A. Byrd, & B. J. Jefferson (Eds.), Colonial Racial Capitalism (pp. 232-254). Duke University Press. https://doi.org/10.1215/9781478023371-008

Jefferson, B. J., & Melamed, J. (2022). Racial Capitalism Now: A Conversation with Michael Dawson and Ruth Wilson Gilmore. In S. Koshy, L. M. Cacho, J. A. Byrd, & B. J. Jefferson (Eds.), Colonial Racial Capitalism (pp. 311-332). Duke University Press. https://doi.org/10.1215/9781478023371-011

Koshy, S., Cacho, L. M., Byrd, J., & Jefferson, B. J. (Eds.) (2022). Colonial Racial Capitalism. Duke University Press. https://doi.org/10.1215/9781478023371

Koshy, S., Cacho, L. M., Byrd, J., & Jefferson, B. J. (2022). Introduction. In S. Koshy, L. M. Cacho, J. A. Byrd, & B. J. Jefferson (Eds.), Colonial Racial Capitalism (pp. 1-30). Duke University Press. https://doi.org/10.1215/9781478023371-001

Jefferson, B. (2019). Crime Mapping. In International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, Second Edition (pp. 11-15). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-102295-5.10528-1

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