C Ray Borck

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Assistant Professor
Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice

EMAIL: cborck@bmcc.cuny.edu

Office: N-651X

Office Hours: Tues., Thurs. (2:30 - 4 p.m.)

Phone: +1 (212) 346-8557


Transgender Studies, Critical Pedagogy, Feminist Epistemologies


  • Ph.D. Sociology, City University of New York Graduate Center, 2014
  • B.S. Sociology, Portland State University, 2006

Courses Taught

Research and Projects


  • “This is my voice on T.” Synthetic Testosterone, DIY Surveillance, and Transnormative Masculinity. forthcoming. Surveillance & Society.
  • “Do you get to choose how big your penis will be?”: Transitioning as Faculty. in Beemyn, Genny ed. 2019. Trans People in Higher Education. SUNY Press.
  • “I belong here.”: Culturally Sustaining Pedagogical Praxes from an Alternative High School in Brooklyn. 2019. Urban Review.
  • “College Material”: Structural Care at a New York City Transfer School. 2018. Societies. 
  • Negligent Analogies. 2017. Transgender Studies Quarterly, 4(3-4)
  • How Anti-Trans Bathroom Bills Hurt Girls and Women. 2017. Metropolitics.
  • “Harriet Jacobs didn’t learn to read and write so that she could get an A”: Critical Racial Awareness for Educational Resilience. 2016. Metropolitics. 
  • #occupyoureducation. 2013. Radical Teacher
  • The Ontology of Epistemology Production: Cases in Ethnography and Psychotherapy. 2011. Qualitative Inquiry XX(X) 1-8.

Honors, Awards and Affiliations

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