Theodor Gordon

Theodor Gordon

Visiting assistant professor of sociology, College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University

Description

Theodor Gordon works to serve everyone in the two central Minnesota colleges’ culturally diverse communities. He is a member of the Community Education and Research Committee for the Central Minnesota Community Empowerment Organization, a nonprofit that aids refugees in need. In addition, he directs the colleges’ Native and Indigenous Inclusion Project.

Gordon recently received a $50,000 grant from the McKnight Foundation’s Vibrant and Equitable Communities program for an oral-history project on the White Earth Mission School. He will be working on this project with the White Earth Nation and sisters from Saint Benedict’s monastery.