Annette Henry

Department of Language & Literacy Education
University of British Columbia

Annette Henry is Professor in the Department of Language and Literacy Education (LLED) and the David Lam Chair in Multicultural Education at the Faculty of Education at UBC. Her scholarship examines Black women teachers’ practice in the U. S. and Canada as well as race, language, gender and culture in socio-cultural contexts of teaching and learning. She is author of Taking Back Control: African Canadian Women Teachers’ Lives and Practice. (SUNY, 1998). Recent publications include: Black feminist thought: Critiques and Contributions (2005) in W. Watkins (Ed) Black protest thought. (pp. 89-106) New York: Peter Lang; “There’s salt-water in our blood”: The ‘Middle Passage’ epistemology of two Black mothers regarding the spiritual education of their daughters; International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 19: 3 (2006), and Historical Studies: Groups/Institutions in Complementary Methods for research in Education, J. Green, G. Camilli, and P. Elmore (Eds), (Erlbaum, 2006). She is associate editor and book review editor for Race, Ethnicity and Education. She is on the editorial boards of Teaching for Social Justice (Teachers College Press), Educational Researcher, and the advisory boards of Konbit Pwof (Project Teach Haiti), and Food First.