Robert R. Henry is a doctoral candidate (2011) at Florida State University with a focus on African Caribbean Studies. His untitled dissertation will be a discourse analysis of Obeah, a magical religious tradition of the Anglophone Caribbean and its intersection with culture, kinship, law, folk healing, etc. Prior to his doctoral studies, he earned a Masters of Law degree (LL.M.) in Intercultural Human Rights from St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami (2007). Prior to Law school, he earned both a M.A. in Interdisciplinary Humanities with a focus on modern culture (2004) and a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Humanities and Religion from Florida State University (2003).
He has an interest in education, religions, and world cultures. He is a trained interdisciplinary researcher in such humanities disciplines as art, music, film, food, humans and the environment, literature, law specifically human rights, material culture, and religion. Robert is an educator and enjoys learning new things, researching his interest, and teaching. He has taught several years as adjunct professor at Miami Dade College before joining the Arts and Philosophy department at MDC’s Wolfson campus.