Felicia Henry, Bill Anderson Fund Fellow
Bill Anderson Fund Fellow
Ph.D. Student, Sociology & Criminal Justice
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716
Felicia A. Henry is a Ph.D. Student in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Delaware. A Licensed Social Worker (LMSW), Felicia received her Master of Social Work degree from the School of Social Policy and Practice at the University of Pennsylvania. Felicia is a Bill Anderson Fund Fellow and Recipient of the Unidel Award in Sociology & Criminal Justice and the University Unidel Distinguished Graduate Scholar Award. Previously, Felicia was a Program Manager for Diversion and Reintegration at the New York City Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice, where she oversaw the implementation of an array of effective diversion, re-entry, and gender-specific programming that served individuals leaving New York City's jails every year. Felicia is the founder of Behind the Walls, Between the Lines (BTWBTL). Behind the Walls, Between the Lines (BTWBTL) is a movement to deepen the awareness of the legacy of racial inequity in America, particularly within the criminal justice system, and inspire activism aimed at its dismantlement. Felicia's research interests include race, ethnicity, gender, criminal justice/mass incarceration, social vulnerability and resilience in disasters, and communities.
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