Jessica Gordon Nembhard

Current research interests:

  • African American cooperatives
  • Worker cooperatives
  • Credit unions as community assets
  • Youth cooperatives and co-op education
  • Community-based asset building

Research topics:

  • Cooperatives, Colonialism and Racism
  • Wealth accumulation and asset building through co-operative ownership (starting with Credit Unions)
  • A comparison between the development, functions, and accomplishments of Aboriginal/First Nations co-operatives and African American co-ops in Canada, and African-American- owned co-operatives in the USA.

Research methodologies:

Measuring the impact of cooperatives in US and Canada – designing surveys and questionnaires about the social and economic benefits to communities.

 

Biography:

See October 2010 Featured Researcher at Centre for the Study of Co-operatives, University of Saskatchewan website: http://usaskstudies.coop/?page_id=1292 also John Jay Africana Studies Department faculty profile:http://johnjay.jjay.cuny.edu/profiles/africanamerican.aspx?key=[email]=%27jnembhard@jjay.cuny.edu%27

Jessica Gordon Nembhard

Jessica Gordon Nembhard

John Jay College, City University of New York; and USask Centre for the Study of Co-operatives

Name: Jessica Gordon Nembhard
Institution: John Jay College, City University of New York; and USask Centre for the Study of Co-operatives
Phone: 646-557-4658
Email: jgordonnembhard@gmail.com