Marisa Henderson

Marisa Henderson

Marisa Henderson joined the MA program in Fall 2017. Her research interests include: France, immigration, citizenship, post-colonization politics, empire.

She graduated in October 2018 and is currently an Officer for the US Social Security Administration.

MA Thesis

Black Politics and the Press: Paris-Dakar and Black Representation in 1930s Senegal
Advisor: Natasha Lightfoot


  • MA in European History, Politics, and Society - Columbia University (2018)
  • BA in Political Science and Spanish - Purdue University (2014)

Awards & Fellowships

  • 2018 - Thesis Fieldwork Grant, European Institute
  • 2018 - Thesis Research Award, Columbia GSAS