Kevin Henderson is a graduate student in the Department of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is also a student in the program for Advanced Feminist Studies through the Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies Department at UMass. Broadly, his academic interests include: the history of political thought; queer, feminist, and critical race theories; protest and social movements; sexual politics; history of sexuality and race; Marxist and post-Marxist theory. In 2016, Kevin was awarded the Pi Sigma Alpha Best Teaching Assistant Award. This award is voted upon by all political science and legal studies majors at UMass Amherst.
In 2016, Kevin became the ViiV Healthcare Point Scholar. Twenty-two students out of an applicant pool of almost three thousand were chosen to become Point Scholars. Point Foundation provides scholarships to students that have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership, and involvement in the advancement of the LGBTQ community.
Kevin Henderson is currently the program coordintor for the Amherst Program in Critical Theory. You can learn more about the Program in Critical Theory here.
- Political Science