A native of New Orleans, Louisiana and graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (Ph.D.) and Tulane University (B.A.), Kevin Lawrence Henry, Jr. is an Assistant Professor of Education Policy Studies and Practice at the University of Arizona. His research and teaching primarily focuses on the social contexts and political sociology of education with a particular emphasis on racialized privatization/neoliberal restructuring, charter schools and school choice policy, social stratification, and counter-hegemonic practices/pedagogies and theories (critical race theory, feminist theories, and queer of color critique). His scholarship has been published in Educational Policy, Journal of Social Studies Research, Handbook of Urban Education, and elsewhere. Dr. Henry is also a faculty affiliate in the Institute for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies, as well as in the Africana Studies Program at the University of Arizona. Lastly, Dr. Henry serves on the editorial board of Educational Studies.