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University of Massachusetts Amherst
ViiV Point Scholar
Kevin Henderson is a doctoral candidate in political science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and currently teaches in the Department of Politics at Mount Holyoke College. He holds the Graduate Certificate in Feminist Studies from UMass. Kevin has extensive expertise in feminist and queer theory, social movement theory, protest studies, and historical-archival research. His dissertation research is a historical examination of U.S.-based queer and feminist social movement archives, bringing together various theoretical perspectives to re-conceptualize the approaches and tools used to study social movements. His writing can be found in the Journal of Lesbian Studies, in the Boston Review, and on the Abusable Past. He is also a proud member of Colectiva Protesta, an interinstitutional research group that studies protest in Latin America through a feminist perspective. Kevin was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio.