Kay Fujiyoshi


969 E. 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

Areas of Expertise
  • Fujiyoshi, K. F. (2015). Becoming a Social Justice Educator: Emerging from the Pits of Whiteness into the Light of Love. A Response to" Respect the Differences? Challenging the Common Guidelines in Social Justice Education. Democracy and Education23(1), 11.
  • Fujiyoshi, K. (2013). Ride or get rode on: Battling for the soul of public education. Journal of Curriculum Theorizing (29) 2: 102-112.


  • 69650 The Social and Historical Aspects of Chicago
  • 69700 The History of Cannabis
  • 69800 Cannabis Equity

Job Experience

  • UChicago Urban Teacher Education Program Foundations/Residency Year Instructor and Advisor   
    • Taught the following:
      • The Social Aspects and History of Chicago and Chicago Schools
      • Philosophy of Education
      • Human Development and Learning
      • Social Studies Content for Teaching
      • Social Studies Method
  • American Institute for Research- Data Collection                                                  
  • North Lawndale College Preparatory High School- English Teacher   
  • Concordia University Chicago- Adjunct Faculty                                                    
    • Action Research for Practitioners
    • Contemporary Issues in Curriculum and Practice
  • University of Illinois at Chicago- Teaching Assistant                                               
    • Race, Ethnicity and Education
    • Introduction to Educational Policy                           
    • Introduction to Asian American Studies
    • Education and Social Justice
  • Lake View High School- English Teacher       

Fields of Special Interest

  • Context Specific Education
  • Educational Policy
  • Philosophies of Education
  • Urban Planning
  • Cannabis and the Cannabis Industry
  • Housing


  • Fujiyoshi, K. (2020). Forward. Bandage for a Bullet Wound: A Chicago’s Survival Guide edited by Delisa New Williams.
  • Fujiyoshi, K. (2020). Creating Inclusive Learning Environments and Implementing Anti-Racist Teaching Practices: Professional Development.
  • Fujiyoshi, K. (2019). Community University Partnerships: Urban Teacher Education Conference.
  • Fujiyoshi, K. (2017). Dehumanization and Violence. Alternatives to Privatizing Public Education and Curriculum: Festschrift in Honor of Dale D. Johnson.