Africana Studies Lecturer at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)
Tammy Henderson is lecturer of Africana studies with a specialty in African-American women’s history and public policy. Prior to joining the UMBC faculty in 2011, she was an instructor in African-American studies at the University of Maryland at College Park, and the academic program coordinator for the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History in Washington, D.C. Dr. Henderson earned her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland at College Park in American studies, along with a certificate in women’s studies. Her teaching and research interests include maternity, race and public policy, black feminist thought, black families, and black popular culture. As a committee member from outside of Loyola, Dr. Henderson provides influential insight into curriculum matters and the latest scholarly activities in the field.