George Henderson, Ph.D.

    Dr. George Henderson has taught for the University of Oklahoma since 1967 and is synonymous with efforts to promote ethnic diversity and interracial understanding on the OU campus and throughout the country. A trailblazer among African-American university educators, Henderson has published 29 books, held several academic positions, including Dean of the College of Liberal Studies, and has been honored nationally for his research and writings. Henderson was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 2003 and has received numerous awards including the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence Medal for the Outstanding College and University Professor.