Lizanne Henderson is a Lecturer in History at the University of Glasgow in Dumfries. She is a cultural historian and folklorist and is an expert on the Scottish Witch-Hunts and Scottish fairy belief. She has research interests in supernatural belief traditions across the world, the folklore of animals, and Scottish connections with the Transatlantic Slave Trade.
“Introduction: Studying the Supernatural History of Scotland”, Fantastical Imaginations: The Supernatural in Scottish History and Culture, ed. L. Henderson. Edinburgh: John Donald, 2009. xiii-xxiv.
“Witch, Fairy and Folktale Narratives in the Trial of Bessie Dunlop”, Fantastical Imaginations: The Supernatural in Scottish History and Culture, ed. L. Henderson. Edinburgh: John Donald, 2009. 141-66.
“Scotland and the Slave Trade: South West Connections”. Scottish Local History (Spring 2008)
‘Witch-Hunting and Witch Belief in the Gàidhealtachd’’, Witchcraft and Belief in Early Modern Scotland Eds. Julian Goodare, Lauren Martin and Joyce Miller. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2007
“Charmers Spells and Holy Wells: The Repackaging of Belief”, Review of Scottish Culture (April 2007)
“Wallace Bibliography”. The Wallace Book. Ed. Edward J. Cowan. Edinburgh: John Donald, 2007
‘The Survival of Witch Prosecutions and Witch Belief in South-West Scotland’ Scottish Historical Review vol. LXXXV, 1: No. 219: April 2006, 52-74.
Entries for ‘Isobel Gowdie’ and ‘Janet Horne’. The Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women. Eds. Elizabeth Ewan and Rose Pipes. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2006
‘The Natural and Supernatural Worlds of Hugh Miller’, in Celebrating the Life and Times of Hugh Miller. Scotland in the Early 19th Century Ed. Lester Borley. Cromarty Arts Trust, 2003. 89-98.
Edward J. Cowan and Lizanne Henderson, ‘The Last of the Witches? The Survival of Scottish Witch Belief’, in The Scottish Witch-Hunt in Context Ed. Julian Goodare. Manchester: Manchester UP, 2002. 198-217.
‘The Road to Elfland: Fairy Belief in the Child Ballads’, in The Ballad in Scottish History East Linton: Tuckwell Press, 2000. 54-72.
‘Making Light of Dull Days: Scottish Calendar Customs’ (part 23, p. 23-25) and ‘Fairy Belief’ (part 43, p. 16-17) in Scotland’s Story
‘A Different Story from the Dark Side’ in The Story of a Nation: 300 Years of Scottish History part 2, p. 28-30. Reprinted in Scotland Since 1688: Struggle for a Nation Eds. Edward J. Cowan and Richard Finlay London: CIMA, 2000
‘The Duncan Family Papers: The Peregrinations of a Remarkable Woman’. Collection Update University of Guelph, June 1993