Kirsten Cole

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Associate Professor
Teacher Education


Office: S-616

Office Hours: (email for current office hours)

Phone: (212) 220-1289

Kirsten Cole (she/her) is a teacher, researcher, and parent based in Brooklyn, NY. Her research interests include the study of teachers’ lives, the relationship between families and teachers, and anti-racist/anti-bias education. Cole has the pleasure to teach and learn from her students and colleagues as an Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education at BMCC.


Early Childhood Education


  • B.A. Wesleyan University, English, 1993
  • M.F.A. California College of the Arts, Textiles, 1999
  • Ph.D. CUNY – Graduate Center, Urban Education, 2013

Courses Taught

Research and Projects


Honors, Awards and Affiliations

Selected for BMCC’s 2018 Faculty Leadership Fellows Program.

Selected for CUNY’s 2017 Faculty Fellowship Publication Program.

Additional Information

Interviewed in the NYTimes:

Interviewed on NY1:–gifted-and-talented–classes

Interviewed in New York Magazine: