Errol Henderson will discuss white supremacy, persistent in the United States and global politics.
Dr. Henderson invites those who would like additional context on the role racism and white supremacy in world politics to read “Hidden in plain sight: racism in international relations theory” and "The Revolution Will not be Theorised."
Dr. Henderson is Associate Professor of International Relations (IR) at Pennsylvania State University. He earned a PhD in Political Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has authored more than 40 scholarly publications including five books—the latest on the black liberation struggle of the 1960-70s, The Revolution Will not be Theorized , (published in 2019 by SUNY Press) is available free online through the TOME Initiative: http://muse.jhu.edu/book/67098; and another on the role of religion in IR, Scriptures, Shrines, Scapegoats and World Politics, (published in 2020 by University of Michigan Press) and also free online through the TOME Initiative: https://muse.jhu.edu/book/73721.
He is presently working on two books: (1) the role of white racism in IR; and (2) on gender and the Urban Peace and Justice Movement of the 1980s and 90s in the US. Henderson established the Diasporas and Politics (DAP) project to analyze the influence of racial and religious diasporas in world affairs. He is an original co-sponsor of the Liberation Film Series at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, MI. A member of a variety of professional, academic and activist organizations, Henderson is a veteran of the US Army. He also has been outspoken in challenging white supremacism in academia: Being Black at Penn State.