Henry A. Giroux currently holds the Global TV Network Chair Professorship at McMaster University in the English and Cultural
Studies Department. His primary research areas are in cultural studies, youth studies, critical pedagogy, popular culture,
media studies, social theory, and the politics of higher and public education. In 2002, he was named as one of the top fifty
educational thinkers of the modern period in Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education: From Piaget to the Present. He is
on the editorial and advisory boards of many scholarly journals, and has published numerous books and articles. His most recent
books include: The University in Chains: Confronting the Military-Industrial-Academic Complex; Against the Terror
of Neoliberalism; and Youth in a Suspect Society: Democracy or Disposability?