Dr. Joseph Flynn is the Associate Director for Academic Affairs for the Center for Black Studies and an associate professor of Curriculum and Instruction at Northern Illinois University. He is also past-president ofthe American Association for Teaching and Curriculum. His teaching and scholarship focus on the intersection of curriculum studies, multicultural and social justice education, Whiteness Studies, and media and popular culture. In addition to his professional development work, Dr. Flynn has published scholarship related to the above topics. He has guest edited a special edition on African Americans in popular culture for The Black History Bulletin, the oldest African American themed education journal in the United States, founded by the great African American historian Carter G. Woodson. More recently, Dr. Flynn founded the three-day Social Justice Summer Camp for Educators at Northern Illinois University. Additionally, Dr. Flynn serves as an editorialist on Perspectives, a radio program on WNIJ, an NPR affiliate, and as a co-host for the podcast Mental Illness in Popular Culture. Most recently, Dr. Flynn published White Fatigue: Rethinking Resistance for Social Justice (Peter Lang, 2018), a book that considers the critical question of why is it challenge to teach White students about race? The book has been awarded the O.L. Davis, Jr. Outstanding Book Award from the American Association for Teaching and Curriculum. In his free time he enjoys watching and discussing great movies, television, and music; stimulating discussions with friends; spending time with family, cooking, and a vigorous game of FIFA.