About Constance Gordon


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Assistant Professor


Communication StudiesCollege of Liberal and Creative Arts


At SF State Since:



Constance Gordon is an Assistant Professor in Communication Studies at San Francisco State University. Her interdisciplinary research examines how power and resistance are organized in spaces undergoing social, economic, and ecological transformation. Her most recent work engages the tensions and possibilities of organizing for food and environmental justice in gentrifying cities as well as land- and place-based advocacy. Constance received her Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Colorado Boulder where she also earned graduate certificates in Development Studies and Ethnic Studies. At SFSU, Constance teaches courses on environmental rhetoric, organizations and organizing, and leadership for social change.