Department: Health Sciences

Areas of expertise:

  • Sexual Health
  • Relationship Health
  • Preventing Sexual Assault

Henry's areas of research are sexuality education; sexual assault prevention; rape myth acceptance; sexual and relationship health; and undergraduate education. Preventing sexual assault and changing the culture around sexual violence on college campuses is of particular interest. Henry is involved with the Green Dot violence prevention strategy at JMU.

Henry earned her bachelor's degree in psychology and her master's degree in couple and family therapy from the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. She earned her doctorate in health behavior at Indiana University.


Media contact: Eric Gorton,, 540-908-1760.

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