Digitization for Dissemination to the People: The Black Panther Party Collection in the California History Room

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Faculty bio:

headshot of Nick Henning

Nick Henning is a Professor in the Department of Secondary Education at California State University – Fullerton, and co-founder of the California chapter of the National Association for Multicultural Education (CA-NAME), and the California Alliance of Researchers for Equity in Education (CARE-ED). He is also Racial and Social Justice Chair for the California Faculty Association  CSUF chapter, leading advocacy and activism for alternatives to campus policing, needed parent/caregiver supports, and the necessity of Ethnic Studies coursetaking for CSU students.  Nick’s present teaching and research focus on effective urban classroom teaching, social justice education, teacher education for social justice, social studies teaching and teacher education, K-12 Ethnic Studies pedagogies and teacher preparation, critical professional development for teacher educators, and the creation of high-quality collaborative supports for justice-oriented teachers. Dr. Henning’s publications include numerous articles and book chapters in Teaching and Teacher EducationThe Urban Review, Urban Education, and Journal of Teacher EducationRethinking Ethnic Studies, and the co-authored book, Preparing to Teach Social Studies for Social Justice: Becoming a Renegade (2016), published with Teachers College Press.

He is excited about this new pathway in the digital humanities, especially in service of the liberation and dissemination of historical materials for use in Ethnic Studies classrooms.