Prof. Handel Kashope Wright, PhD

Prof. Handel Kashope Wright, PhD

Senior Advisor to the President on Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence

Director, Centre for Culture, Identity and Education


Faculty of Education

Dept. of Educational Studies

Vancouver Campus


Africa, Diversity, Education, Race

Contact Information

Chosen name and pronouns:

Handel Kashope Wright (He/Him/His)


Tel: 604-822-2705

Facebook: handel.wright

Alternate Contact

Sachi Wickramasinghe

Media Relations Specialist

Tel: 604-822-4549



Black Studies, African Studies, Cultural Studies, Youth; Identity issues; multiculturalism (Canadian and international); decolonialism; Sierra Leone; Cultural Studies of Education; Africana Cultural Studies; Anti-racism; social justice issues in education and society,



In the Media

How to be an ally – CBC On The Coast How to become an ally: Educators, community leaders explain ways to stand up to anti-Black racism – CBC How to talk to kids about race, and why you should start now – CBC What role should education play in righting racism? – CBC Early Edition Analyzing racism in the USA. Are we any better? – CKNW Lynda Steele Show Canadian and American multiculturalism – BC Buzz