PCOM 3007


BA, BEd, C.T.E.S.L., MA, PhD

Selected Publications


Henry, A. (1998).  Taking back control: Black women teachers' activism and the education of African Canadian children.  New York: State University of New York Press.

Tozer, S., Gallegos, S., & Henry, A. (2011). In S. Tozer, B. Gallegos, and A. Henry (Eds.), Handbook of research in the social foundations of education. New York: Routledge.

Selected Refereed Journal Articles/Book Chapters

Henry, A. (2015). "We especially welcome applications from visible minorities": Reflections on Race, Gender and Life at three universities, Race, Ethnicity and Education,

Henry, A. (2015).  'Nostalgia for what cannot be': An interpretive and social biography of Stuart Hall's early years in Jamaica and England, 1932-1959. Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 36, 2: 227-242.

Henry, A. (2015). "Groundings:" A Framework for Educational Inquiry" in Dysconscious Racism, Afrocentric Practice and Education for Human Freedom: Through the Years I keep on Toiling. The Selected Works of Joyce E. King. NY: Routledge-- World Education Library Serious.

Roman, L. and Henry, A. (2015). Diasporic Reasoning, Affect, Memory and Cultural Politics: an interview with Avtar Brah. Discourse: Studies in the Cultural of Education, 36, 2: 243-263.

Henry, A. (2012).  The problematics of multiculturalism in a post-racial America: Notes from an Anti-multiculturalist. In  H. Wright,  M. Singh, R. Race, (Eds).Precarious International Multicultural Education: Hegemony, Dissent, and Rising Alternatives (pp.41-60) Boston: Sense Publishers.

Henry A. (2012). Patwa, It's power, politics and possibilities. Jamaica in the Canadian Experience:  A Multiculturalizing Presence.  C. James and A. Davis, (Eds.) pp.98-105. Halifax: Fernwood Press.

Henry, A. (2011). Feminist theory. In S. Tozer, B. Gallegos, and A. Henry (Eds.), Handbook of research in the social foundations of education. New York: Routledge.

Henry, A. (2009). Race and gender in classrooms: Implications for teachers. In J. Banks and C. McGee- Banks (Eds.), Multicultural education: Issues and perspectives (8th ed.). John Wiley & Sons.

Henry, A.(2009). Section Editor for Race, ethnicity and language: seeking social justice. In W. Ayers, T. Quinn and D. Stovall (Eds.),Handbook of social justice in education   (pp. 167-276). New York: Routledge.

Henry, A. (2006). Historical studies: Groups/institutions. In G. Camilli, P. Elmore, and J. Green (Eds.), Complementary methods for research in education (pp. 271-293). Washington, DC: American Educational Research Association.

Henry, A. (2006-May/June). “There’s salt-water in our blood”: The ‘Middle Passage’ epistemology of two Black mothers regarding the spiritual education of their daughters. In L. Tillman (Ed.), International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 19(3), 329-345.

Henry, A. (2005).  “Anayme n’ti: As long as I live, I shall never eat weeds”—The Online Institute as a Catalyst for research and action. In J. King (Ed.), Black education: civilization or barbarism? (pp. 323-328). Mahwah, NJ:  Erlbaum.

Henry, A.  (2005).  Black feminist pedagogy: Critiques and contributions. In W. Watkins (Ed.), Black protest thought (pp. 89-106).  New York: Peter Lang.

Henry, A.  (2005).  Writing in the margins of classroom life: A teacher/researcher partnership using dialogue journals.  In S. Schecter and L. Alvarez (Eds.), Learning, teaching, community. Mahwah, NJ:  Erlbaum.

Henry, A. (2001).  “Looking two ways”: Identity, research and praxis in the Caribbean community. In A. Willis and B. Merchant (Eds.), Multiple and intersecting identities in qualitative research (pp.161-168). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Henry, A.  (2001).  The politics of unpredictability in a reading/writing discussion group with girls from the Caribbean. In C. Lewis and P. Enciso (Eds), [Special issue] “Already reading: children, texts, and contexts.”  Theory into practice, 40(3), 184-189.

Henry, A. (2001).Researching curriculum and race: A response to William Watkins. In  W. Watkins, J. Lewis, and V. Chou (Eds.),  Race and education:  The roles of history and society in educating African American students (pp. 66-72 ). Boston:  Allyn and Bacon.

Henry, A. (2001). Stuart Hall and cultural studies: theory letting you off the hook? In L. Stone and K. Weiler (Eds.), Feminist engagements: Revisioning educational and cultural theory (pp. 165-182).  New York: Routledge.

Henry, A.  (2001).  Thoughts on Black Women in the Workplace: A Space Not Intended for Us. In C. C. Brunner,  L. Peyton-Caire, and M. Simms (Eds.), Women of color and the superintendency,  [Special issue] Urban education  35(5),  520-524.

Henry, A.  (2000).  Black women teachers’ positionality and “everyday acts.”  In A. Calliste and G. Dei (Eds.),  Power, knowledge and anti-racism education: A critical reader (pp. 93-98). Halifax, Nova Scotia:  Fernwood Publishing.

Henry, A.  (1998). 'Invisible' and 'womanish': Black girls negotiating their lives in an African-centered school in the USA.  Race, ethnicity and education, 1(2), 151-170.

Henry, A.  (1998). Speaking up and speaking out: Examining voice in a reading/writing program with adolescent African Caribbean girls. Journal of Literacy Research, 30(2), 233-252.

Henry, A.  (1998).  Learning from the teaching of African Canadian women: A reflection. In C. James and V. D’Oyley (Eds.), Re/visioning Canadian perspectives on the education of Africans in the late 20th century (pp. 120-138). North York, Ontario: Captus Press.

Henry, A.  (1997).  Missing: Black self-representations in Canadian educational research. In M. Bryson and S. De Castell (Eds.), Radical In<ter>ventions: Identity, politics and difference/s in educational praxis  (pp. 131-151).  Albany: SUNY.

Henry, A.  (1996).  A wha' dem a go on wid? (Poem).   Frontiers: a Journal of Women Studies, 16(1), 27-28.

Henry, A.  (1996).  Five Black women teachers critique child-centered pedagogy: Possibilities and limitations of oppositional standpoints.  Curriculum Inquiry26(4), 363-384.

Henry, A.  (1996).  Literacy, Black self-representation and cultural practice: Implications for  teaching children of African heritage. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 9(2), 1-16.

Henry, A.  (1995).  Growing up Black, female and working class: A teacher's narrative. Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 26(3), 279-305.

Henry, A.  (1995). Better a maroon than a mammy: Reflections from my own race and gender. In J. Gaskell & J. Willinsky (Eds.), Gender in/forms curriculum (pp. 15-19).  New York: Teachers College Press.

Henry, A.  (1994).  The empty shelf and other curricular challenges of teaching for children of African descent: Implications for teacher practice.   Urban Education29(3), 298-319

Henry, A.  (1994).  There are no safe places: Pedagogy as powerful and dangerous terrain. Action in Teacher Education, 15, 4-14.

Henry, A.  (1993).  Missing: Black self representations in Canadian educational research. Canadian Journal of Education, 18, 206-221

Henry, A.  (1992).  African Canadian women teachers' activism: Recreating communities of caring and resistance.  Journal of Negro Education, 61(3), 392-404

Ladson Billings, G., &  Henry, A.  (1990).  Blurring the borders: Voices of African liberatory pedagogy in the United States and Canada.  Journal of Education172(2), 72-88.