Research Interests: Participatory Action Research, Youth Studies, Structural Violence, Building Community Power
Madeline Fox is an Assistant Professor of Children & Youth Studies and Sociology at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. She received her PhD from the Critical Social-Personality Psychology program at the CUNY Graduate Center. Maddy is interested in the overlap between art and participatory knowledge production, research methodologies for provoking political solidarity, and young peoples’ every day experiences of public policy. She was the director of the Polling Justice Project, a participatory action research (PAR) project on youth experiences at the intersections of education, criminal justice and public health in New York City. Her current research is a PAR project on the lived experience of economic inequality from the perspective of young people in School District 15 in Brooklyn. Maddy is affiliated with the Public Science Project, is published in journals such as Journal of Social Issues, Children & Society, and, Social & Personality Psychology Compass, and she co-edited the volume Telling Stories to Change the World: Global Voices on the Power of Narrative to Build Community and Make Social Justice Claims with Rickie Solinger and Kayhan Irani.