Felicia A. Henry

EMAIL: fhenry@udel.edu

PHONE: 302-831-6618

BIO INFO: Associated Projects | CV/Resume


Felicia A. Henry is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Delaware. An artivist-scholar, her research interests include race, ethnicity, gender, class, carceral studies, arts-based activism, critical criminology, disasters and the environment, and social vulnerability. She is a National Science Foundation (NSF) Law and Society Dissertation Grant Awardee, Bill Anderson Fund Fellow, Recipient of the Unidel Award in Sociology & Criminal Justice, the University Unidel Distinguished Graduate Scholar Award, and the Corlett Nagel Family Disaster Research Center Enrichment Fund Award. Her work has been funded by the University of Delaware, and Arnold Ventures Foundation and published in various journals, such as Corrections: Policy, Practice, and Research, Critical Criminology, Social Science and Humanities Open, Journal of Community Psychology, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, and Environmental Justice. She has also published on public-facing platforms such as WHYY and Medium. Additionally, she has presented her work at national and international conferences such as those hosted by the American Sociological Association, American Society of Criminology, Law and Society, American Probation and Parole Association, Natural Hazards Center, and Northern European Emergency and Disasters Studies. Felicia is also the Founder of Behind the Walls, Between the Lines (BTWBTL) a movement to deepen the awareness of the legacy of racial inequity in America, particularly within the criminal legal system, and inspire activism aimed at its dismantlement.


Race, ethnicity, gender, criminal justice/mass incarceration, social vulnerability and resilience in disasters, and communities.


Felicia Henry’s Associated Research Projects