Peer-Reviewed Articles

Cyna, Esther. “Equalizing Resources vs. Maintaining Black Political Power: Paradoxes of Urban-Suburban School District Mergers–Durham, North Carolina, 1958-1996,” History of Education Quarterly 59, no. 1 (February 2019).

Cyna, Esther. “L’histoire mobilisée : réactualiser San Antonio v. Rodriguez” (“Deploying History: Reopening San Antonio v. Rodriguez”), Traits D’Union, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, nº9, (April 2019).

Cyna, Esther. “‘Such a Powerful Tool:’ Standards-Based Reform, Testing and School Segregation in North Carolina, 1970s-1990s,Cahiers de la Recherche sur l’Enseignement et les Savoirs, vol 19 (November 2020): 105-126.

Book Chapters

Phillips-Fein, Kim, and Esther Cyna. “Harlem Schools in the Fiscal Crisis,” in Ansley T. Erickson and Ernest M. Morrell (eds.), Educating Harlem: A Century of Schooling and Resistance in a Black Community (Columbia University Press, 2019).

Book Reviews

Cyna, Esther. « Corps Politiques : Le Sport dans les luttes des Noirs américains pour l’égalité depuis la fin du XIXe siècle de Nicolas Martin-Breteau », RevueAlarmer, October 29, 2020.

Cyna, Esther. “Review of Elizabeth Todd-Breland, A Political Education: Black Politics and Education Reform in Chicago since the 1960s,” Historical Studies in Education / Revue d’histoire de l’éducation, (November 2019): 106.

Online Publications

Cyna, Esther. “In the Streets, in the Archives: Decades of Teacher Protest in North Carolina,” History of Education Society website, April 26, 2019.

Cyna, Esther. “Back to the Future of Wadleigh Student,” peer-reviewed digital exhibit, November 2017, Harlem Education History Project digital humanities project, Teachers College, Columbia University.  

Cyna, Esther. “Educational Opportunity and Legal Strategy: Exploring the ACLU of North Carolina Records,” blog contribution, The Devil’s Tale, Rubenstein Library Website, Duke University, September 13, 2018.