Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
Eric Henson is a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation and has been a research fellow/affiliate with the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development ("Harvard Project") since 1998. Mr. Henson teaches the Native Americans in the Twenty-First Century course (KSG DEV-502, GSE A102, FAS EMR-121, GSD SES-5427). Mr. Henson holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, an MA in Economics from Southern Methodist University, and a BBA in business economics from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Mr. Henson is a primary author of The State of the Native Nations: Conditions under US Policies of Self-Determination, which was published by Oxford University Press. He has provided testimony to the US Congress on several occasions on issues relating to tribal governance and economic development.