Handel Wright, Professor

Director of Centre for Culture, Identity & Education (CCIE); Professor; Deputy Head, EDST


Handel Kashope Wright has been variously Canada Research Chair of Comparative Cultural Studies, David Lam Chair of Multicultural Education and co-editor of the journal International Education and editorial board member of Cultural Studies. He is currently Full Professor and Director of the Centre for Culture, Identity and Education, University of British Columbia http://www.ccie.educ.ubc.ca. He is co-editor of the book series African and Diasporic Cultural Studies (University of Toronto Press), associate editor of Critical Arts and serves on the editorial board of several cultural studies and education journals including the International Journal of Cultural Studies; the European Journal of Cultural Studies; the Canadian Journal of Education and Postcolonial Studies in Education. Professor Wright is Senior Research Associate, Department of Communication Studies, University of Johannesburg, South Africa and  has published extensively on continental African cultural studies, cultural studies of education, critical multiculturalism, anti-racist education, qualitative research and post-reconceptualization curriculum theorizing.

Contact Information

Tel 604 822 2705
Email handel.wright@ubc.ca
Room Ponderosa Commons 3073
Website https://ccie.educ.ubc.ca/category/speaker/handel-kashope-wright/