Peer-Reviewed Articles

Knight, David J. 2014. Toward A Relational Perspective on Young Black and Latino Males: The Politics of Disclosure as Coping. Harvard Educational Review 84 (December 2014): 433-467. [Lead Article]

Knight, David J. and Anita Wadhwa. 2014. Expanding Opportunity through Critical Restorative Justice: Portraits of Resilience at the Individual and School Level. Schools: Studies in Education 11 (Spring 2014): 11-13.

Invited Articles

Knight, David J. 2016. Agency, Bias, and Imagination in ‘Doing’ Educational Justice. In Dilemmas in Educational Ethics: Cases and Commentaries, ed. Meira Levinson and Jacob Fay. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.

Monographs

Race and Place: Young Adults and the Future of Chicago, A Public Report of the GenForward Project. 2019. Co-authored with Cathy J. Cohen, Margaret Brower, and Matthew Nelsen. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago.

  1. Race, Racism, and Young Adulthood in Chicago, in Race and Place: Young Adults and the Future of Chicago, A Public Report of the GenForward Project. 2019. The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

  2. Gentrification, Displacement, and the Politics of Place, in Race and Place: Young Adults and the Future of Chicago, A Public Report of the GenForward Project. 2019. The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

  3. Policing, Violence, and (In)Justice, in Race and Place: Young Adults and the Future of Chicago, A Public Report of the GenForward Project. 2019. The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL. 

School Closings in Chicago: Understanding the Impact on Students, Teachers, and Schools. 2018. Co-authored with Molly F. Gordon, Marisa de la Torre, Jennifer Cowhy, Paul Moore, and Lauren Sartain. Chicago, IL: UChicago Consortium on School Research.

Let’s Go There: Race, Ethnicity and a Lived Civics Approach to Civic Education. 2018. With Cathy J. Cohen, Joseph Kahne, Jessica Marshall, Veronica Anderson, and Margaret Brower. Chicago, IL: GenForward at the University of Chicago.

Presentations & Conferences

Democracy for Whom? Young Adulthood and the Politics of Place and Race (with Margaret Brower)

  • MacArthur Foundation Program on Journalism and Media (2018)

  • American Political Science Association Annual Meeting (2018)

 

Predicting Young Adults’ Support for Racial Redress Policies in the 21st Century (with Elizabeth Jordan Davies and Jenn M. Jackson)

  • University of Chicago, American Politics Workshop (2017)

  • American Political Science Association Annual Meeting (2017)

  • Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting (2017)

 

Power and Political Opportunity in the Lives of Undocumented Youth

  • American Political Science Association Annual Meeting (2017)

 

The Relationship between Mass Incarceration and Immigration Control: A Focus on Undocumented Peoples

  • Punishment and Its Discontents, Chabraja Center for Historical Studies, Northwestern Univ. (2017)

Social Media, Activism, and Digital Tools for Youth Civic Engagement (with Jenn M. Jackson)

  • Illinois Civic Mission Coalition Annual Convening (2016)

  • Chicago Public Schools, Office of Civic Engagement and Service Learning (2016)