Yazier Henry is a lecturer at the Ford School. As a public intellectual, scholar, strategist, political analyst, and professional human rights advocate, he has written and published on the political economy of social voice, memory, trauma, identity, peace processes, Truth Commissions, and international transitional justice. His current research and writing projects focus on how structural and administrative violence come to be institutionalized during post-colonial transitions. Among the courses Henry has taught at the Ford School are "Social Activism, Democracy, and Globalization: Perspectives of the Global South" and "Facilitating Dialogue across Faultlines: Race, Identity, Leadership and Socio-Structural Difference." Henry gained his early advocacy experience in the international anti-apartheid movement.