Faculty Profile

Lisa Henry

Title
Chair
Department
Anthropology
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

PhD, Southern Methodist University, 1999.
Major: Anthropology; Henry, Lisa. The Reconstruction and Revitalization of Tahitian Healing. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, UMI Dissertation Services.
MA, Southern Methodist University, 1996.
Major: Anthropology
BA, Southern Methodist University, 1991.
Major: Psychology
BS, Southern Methodist University, 1991.
Major: Anthropology

Current Scheduled Teaching*

ANTH 5950.202, Applied Thesis, Fall 2022
ANTH 5031.200, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2022
ANTH 5950.202, Applied Thesis, Summer 2022
ANTH 5950.222, Applied Thesis, Summer 2022

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

ANTH 5950.102, Applied Thesis, Spring 2022
ANTH 5950.202, Applied Thesis, Spring 2022
ANTH 3300.200, People and Cultures of the Pacific, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
ANTH 5900.102, Special Problems, Spring 2022
ANTH 5950.102, Applied Thesis, Fall 2021
ANTH 5950.202, Applied Thesis, Fall 2021
ANTH 5031.200, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2021 SPOT
ANTH 5031.300, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2021 SPOT
ANTH 5900.102, Special Problems, Fall 2021
ANTH 5950.202, Applied Thesis, Spring 2021
ANTH 3300.200, People and Cultures of the Pacific, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
ANTH 3300.300, People and Cultures of the Pacific, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
ANTH 5950.102, Applied Thesis, Fall 2020
ANTH 5950.202, Applied Thesis, Fall 2020
ANTH 5950.302, Applied Thesis, Fall 2020
ANTH 5031.200, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2020 SPOT
ANTH 5031.300, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2020 SPOT
ANTH 5950.102, Applied Thesis, Summer 5W2 2020
ANTH 5950.102, Applied Thesis, Spring 2020
ANTH 3300.200, People and Cultures of the Pacific, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ANTH 3300.810, People and Cultures of the Pacific, Spring 3W1 2020 Syllabus
ANTH 5041.001, Quantitative Methods in Anthropology, Spring 2020
ANTH 5041.200, Quantitative Methods in Anthropology, Spring 2020
ANTH 5041.300, Quantitative Methods in Anthropology, Spring 2020
ANTH 5950.702, Applied Thesis, Fall 2019
ANTH 5050.810, Preparation for Practice and the Applied Thesis, Fall 2019 SPOT
ANTH 5050.820, Preparation for Practice and the Applied Thesis, Fall 2019 SPOT
ANTH 5900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2019
ANTH 5900.902, Special Problems, Fall 2019
ANTH 4701.038, Topics in Sociocultural Anthropology, Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ANTH 5700.014, Topics in Sociocultural Anthropology, Summer 5W1 2019 SPOT
ANTH 5950.702, Applied Thesis, Spring 2019
ANTH 5950.902, Applied Thesis, Spring 2019
ANTH 3300.810, People and Cultures of the Pacific, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ANTH 5041.810, Quantitative Methods in Anthropology, Spring 2019 SPOT
ANTH 5041.820, Quantitative Methods in Anthropology, Spring 2019 SPOT
ANTH 4000.001, Applied Anthropology, Fall 2018 SPOT
ANTH 5950.702, Applied Thesis, Fall 2018
ANTH 5950.902, Applied Thesis, Fall 2018
ANTH 5050.810, Preparation for Practice and the Applied Thesis, Fall 2018 SPOT
ANTH 5050.820, Preparation for Practice and the Applied Thesis, Fall 2018 SPOT
ANTH 5950.702, Applied Thesis, Summer 5W1 2018
ANTH 5950.902, Applied Thesis, Summer 5W2 2018
ANTH 5950.902, Applied Thesis, Summer 5W1 2018
ANTH 3300.810, People and Cultures of the Pacific, Summer 8W1 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ANTH 5950.802, Applied Thesis, Spring 2018
ANTH 5950.902, Applied Thesis, Spring 2018
ANTH 3300.810, People and Cultures of the Pacific, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ANTH 5041.810, Quantitative Methods in Anthropology, Spring 2018 SPOT
ANTH 5041.820, Quantitative Methods in Anthropology, Spring 2018 SPOT
ANTH 5900.802, Special Problems, Spring 2018
ANTH 5950.802, Applied Thesis, Fall 2017
ANTH 5950.902, Applied Thesis, Fall 2017
ANTH 5950.702, Applied Thesis, Spring 2017
ANTH 5950.902, Applied Thesis, Spring 2017
ANTH 4920.702, Cooperative Education in Anthropology, Spring 2017
ANTH 3996.001, Honors College Mentored Research Experience, Spring 2017
ANTH 3300.810, People and Cultures of the Pacific, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ANTH 4900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2017
ANTH 5900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2017
ANTH 5900.902, Special Problems, Spring 2017
ANTH 5950.702, Applied Thesis, Fall 2016
ANTH 5900.902, Special Problems, Fall 2016
ANTH 3900.001, Special Topics in Area Studies, Summer 5W2 2016 Syllabus SPOT
ANTH 5700.012, Topics in Sociocultural Anthropology, Summer 5W2 2016 SPOT
ANTH 5950.702, Applied Thesis, Spring 2016
ANTH 5950.902, Applied Thesis, Spring 2016
ANTH 3300.810, People and Cultures of the Pacific, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
ANTH 3300.820, People and Cultures of the Pacific, Spring 2016 SPOT
ANTH 5900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2016
ANTH 5900.802, Special Problems, Spring 2016
ANTH 5900.902, Special Problems, Spring 2016
ANTH 5950.702, Applied Thesis, Fall 2015
ANTH 5900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2015
ANTH 5900.902, Special Problems, Fall 2015
ANTH 5950.702, Applied Thesis, Summer 5W2 2015
ANTH 5950.702, Applied Thesis, Spring 2015
ANTH 3300.810, People and Cultures of the Pacific, Spring 2015 Syllabus
ANTH 5900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2015
ANTH 5950.702, Applied Thesis, Fall 2014
ANTH 5950.902, Applied Thesis, Fall 2014
ANTH 5031.001, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2014
ANTH 5950.702, Applied Thesis, Summer 5W1 2014
ANTH 4220.001, Anthropology in Public Health, Spring 2014 Syllabus
ANTH 5210.001, Anthropology in Public Health, Spring 2014
ANTH 5210.791, Anthropology in Public Health, Spring 2014
ANTH 5950.902, Applied Thesis, Spring 2014
ANTH 4920.001, Cooperative Education in Anthropology, Spring 2014
ANTH 4900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2014
ANTH 5950.702, Applied Thesis, Fall 2013
ANTH 5950.802, Applied Thesis, Fall 2013
ANTH 5950.902, Applied Thesis, Fall 2013
ANTH 5900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2013
ANTH 5900.902, Special Problems, Fall 2013
ANTH 5950.902, Applied Thesis, Spring 2013
ANTH 4920.001, Cooperative Education in Anthropology, Spring 2013
ANTH 3300.001, People and Cultures of the Pacific, Spring 2013 Syllabus
ANTH 5900.902, Special Problems, Spring 2013
ANTH 4000.001, Applied Anthropology, Fall 2012 Syllabus
ANTH 5800.802, Applying Anthropology: Practicum I, Fall 2012
ANTH 5810.802, Applying Anthropology: Practicum II, Fall 2012
ANTH 5810.702, Applying Anthropology: Practicum II, Summer 5W2 2012
ANTH 2300.810, Culture and Society, Summer 8W1 2012
ANTH 4220.001, Anthropology in Public Health, Spring 2012 Syllabus
ANTH 5210.001, Anthropology in Public Health, Spring 2012
ANTH 5210.791, Anthropology in Public Health, Spring 2012
ANTH 5810.702, Applying Anthropology: Practicum II, Spring 2012
ANTH 5810.802, Applying Anthropology: Practicum II, Spring 2012
ANTH 4900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2012
ANTH 5800.702, Applying Anthropology: Practicum I, Fall 2011
ANTH 5800.802, Applying Anthropology: Practicum I, Fall 2011
ANTH 3300.001, People and Cultures of the Pacific, Fall 2011 Syllabus
ANTH 5900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2011
ANTH 5800.702, Applying Anthropology: Practicum I, Fall 2010
ANTH 5810.822, Applying Anthropology: Practicum II, Fall 2010
ANTH 5031.001, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2010
ANTH 5031.810, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2010
ANTH 5031.820, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2010
ANTH 5031.830, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2010
ANTH 5900.822, Special Problems, Fall 2010
ANTH 5210.001, Anthropology in Public Health, Spring 2010
ANTH 5800.822, Applying Anthropology: Practicum I, Spring 2010
ANTH 5810.702, Applying Anthropology: Practicum II, Spring 2010
ANTH 3100.003, People and Cultures, Spring 2010
ANTH 5900.822, Special Problems, Spring 2010
ANTH 4610.030, Topics in Sociocultural Anthropology, Spring 2010
ANTH 5800.702, Applying Anthropology: Practicum I, Fall 2009
ANTH 5810.822, Applying Anthropology: Practicum II, Fall 2009
ANTH 5031.001, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2009
ANTH 5031.810, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2009
ANTH 5031.820, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2009
ANTH 5031.830, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2009
ANTH 4900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2009
ANTH 5900.822, Special Problems, Fall 2009
ANTH 5800.822, Applying Anthropology: Practicum I, Summer 10W 2009
ANTH 5210.001, Anthropology in Public Health, Spring 2009
ANTH 2045.001, Gender Across Cultures: A Multicultural Examination of Gender Roles, Spring 2009
ANTH 4610.030, Topics in Sociocultural Anthropology, Spring 2009
ANTH 5810.702, Applying Anthropology: Practicum II, Fall 2008
ANTH 5031.001, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2008
ANTH 5031.810, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2008
ANTH 5031.820, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2008
ANTH 5031.830, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2008
ANTH 5800.702, Applying Anthropology: Practicum I, Summer 5W1 2008
ANTH 5900.702, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2008
ANTH 5810.702, Applying Anthropology: Practicum II, Spring 2008
ANTH 2045.001, Gender Across Cultures: A Multicultural Examination of Gender Roles, Spring 2008
ANTH 3100.003, People and Cultures, Spring 2008
ANTH 4900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2008
ANTH 5800.702, Applying Anthropology: Practicum I, Fall 2007
ANTH 5810.702, Applying Anthropology: Practicum II, Fall 2007
ANTH 5031.001, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2007
ANTH 5031.810, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2007
ANTH 5031.820, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2007
ANTH 5031.830, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2007
ANTH 5900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2007
ANTH 5910.902, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2007
ANTH 5810.702, Applying Anthropology: Practicum II, Spring 2007
ANTH 2045.001, Gender Across Cultures: A Multicultural Examination of Gender Roles, Spring 2007
ANTH 4610.030, Topics in Sociocultural Anthropology, Spring 2007
ANTH 5610.030, Topics in Sociocultural Anthropology, Spring 2007
ANTH 5800.702, Applying Anthropology: Practicum I, Fall 2006
ANTH 5040.001, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2006
ANTH 5040.810, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2006
ANTH 5040.820, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2006
ANTH 5040.888, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Fall 2006
ANTH 5900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2006
ANTH 5900.802, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2006
ANTH 5910.702, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2006
ANTH 5810.702, Applying Anthropology: Practicum II, Spring 2006
ANTH 5040.001, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Spring 2006
ANTH 5040.791, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Spring 2006
ANTH 2045.001, Gender Across Cultures: A Multicultural Examination of Gender Roles, Spring 2006
ANTH 5910.702, Special Problems, Spring 2006
ANTH 5800.702, Applying Anthropology: Practicum I, Fall 2005
ANTH 1010.004, General Anthropology, Fall 2005
ANTH 4900.702, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2005
ANTH 4910.702, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2005
ANTH 5900.702, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2005
ANTH 5040.001, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Spring 2005
ANTH 2045.001, Gender Across Cultures: A Multicultural Examination of Gender Roles, Spring 2005
ANTH 4900.705, Special Problems, Spring 2005
ANTH 5900.705, Special Problems, Spring 2005
ANTH 5800.708, Applying Anthropology: Practicum I, Fall 2004
ANTH 1010.004, General Anthropology, Fall 2004
ANTH 5900.708, Special Problems, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Henry, L. R. (2020). Experiences of Hunger and Food Insecurity in College. Palgrave Macmillion.
Book Chapter
Henry, L. R. (2006). Native Hawaiians' Health-Seeking Behavior.  In Ethnicity and Health Seeking Behavior. Tyson Gibbs and Sue Lurie, eds.
Henry, L. R. (2004). Expressions of Tahitian Identity.  In Rethinking Revitalization, Michael Harkin, ed.
Journal Article
Henry, L. R. (2017). Understanding Food Insecurity among College Students: Experience, Motivation, and Local Solutions. Annals of Anthropological Practice. 41(1), 6-19.
Henry, L. R. (2015). Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and Community Health Centers under the Affordable Care Act. Human Organization. 74(1), 42-51.
Henry, L. R. (2015). What Can Medical Anthropology Contribute to the Physician Assistant Profession?. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. 28(1), 53-57.
Henry, L. R., Hooker, R. S. (2014). Caring for the Disadvantaged: The Role of Physician Assistants. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. 27(1), 36-42.
Henry, L. R. (2013).
Henry, L. R. (2013).
Re Cruz, A., Henry, L. R., Nunez-Janes, M. E., Jordan, A. (2013). Synonyms of Engagement: Forging an Engaged Anthropology in North Texas. Annals of Anthropological Practice 37.
Henry, L. R. (2012).
Henry, L. R. (2010). On Becoming an Applied Anthropologist: Collaboration and Clients in the Classroom.
Henry, L. R. (2010). The Role of Physician Assistants in Rural Healthcare: A Systematic Review of the Literature.
Henry, L. R. (2009). Introduction.  Preparation for Public Policy Research and Work: Current Practice and Future Directions in Applied Anthropology Education.
Henry, L. R. (2008). Autonomous Physician Assistants in Remote Locations and the Views of their Communities.
Henry, L. R. (2008). Deciding to Opt Out of Childhood Vaccination Mandates.
Henry, L. R. (2007). Conceptualizing Illness: Explanatory Models of the "Flu" Among Daycare Providers.
Henry, L. R. (2007). Field Projects and the Dilemma of Distance.
Henry, L. R. (2007). Retention of Physician Assistants in Rural Health Clinics.
Henry, L. R. (2006). An Examination of the Benefits of Qualitative Research in Public Health.
Henry, L. R. (2005). West Nile Virus: Knowledge, Behaviors, and Attitudes Among Seniors in Denton County, Texas.
Henry, L. R. (2002). Physician Assistant Students and Their Cadavers:  Narratives on the Gross Anatomy Experience.
Henry, L. R. (2002). Reconstruction and Resistance: Cultural Responses to Living the Health Transition in French Polynesia.
Magazine/Trade Publication
Henry, L. R. (2010). Consortium of Practicing and Applied Anthropology Programs (COPAA), April 2010..
Henry, L. R. (2010). Consortium of Practicing and Applied Anthropology Programs (COPAA), August 2010..
Newsletter
Henry, L. R. (2017). Welcome from the New NAPA President. Anthropology News.
Henry, L. R. (2016). Applied Anthropology and Food Security. Anthropology News.
Online class material
Henry, L. R. (2015). Peoples and Cultures of the Pacific.
Popular Press Article
Henry, L. R. (2009). Consortium of Practicing and Applied Anthropology Programs (COPAA), August 2009.
Henry, L. R. (2009). Consortium of Practicing and Applied Anthropology Programs (COPAA), February 2009.
Henry, L. R. (2009). H1N1 Influenza: Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviors among the General Population. Class project (online) and report to the Denton County Health Department..
Henry, L. R. (2009). Preparation for Public Policy Research and Work: Current Practice and Future Directions in Applied Anthropology Education.
Henry, L. R. (2009). Smoking Ordinance in the City of Denton: A Community Assessment. Class project (on-campus) and report to the Denton County Healthy Communities Coalition..
Henry, L. R. (2008). Investigating Messaging Behavior among Mobile Phone Users.
Henry, L. R. (2008). Investigating Messaging Behavior among Mobile Phone Users.
Henry, L. R. (2007). Cross Timbers Food Cooperative:  Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviors of the Co-op among its Members.
Henry, L. R. (2007). Influenza:  Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviors among the General Population.
Henry, L. R. (2006). Assessment of AETC Conferences to Advance the Spirit of the Minority AIDS Initiatives (MAI).
Henry, L. R. (2006). Assessment of the Medical Capacity and Culture of HIV Care in the Texas Panhandle.
Henry, L. R. (2006). Conscientious Objector: An Exploration of the Antivaccination Movement in Denton County.
Henry, L. R. (2006). Perceptions of Physical Activity among High Risks Groups for Type II Diabetes in Denton County, TX.
Henry, L. R. (2006). Understanding the Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors Regarding Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium difficile (C-diff) among the General Population.
Henry, L. R. (2005). DAPEC – Community Assessment of End-of-Life Care.
Henry, L. R. (2004). Graduate Student Handbook.  The MA/MS Program in Applied Anthropology.
Henry, L. R. (2004). West Nile Virus:  Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors Among Seniors in Denton County, Texas.
Henry, L. R. (2002). Pacific Perspectives on Health Transition Models.
Research Report
Henry, L. R. (2021). Understanding Food Insecurity among LGBTQIA+ College Students.
Henry, L. R. (2020). Food Insecurity in College during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Henry, L. R. (2017). UNT Food Pantry Patron Feedback Report.
Henry, L. R., Henry, M. D. (2016). Mobile Food Pantry Research.
Software
Henry, L. R. (2011).
Henry, L. R. (2009).
Henry, L. R. (2007).
Henry, L. R. (2006). Design and writing of "Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods," required graduate course in the online Applied Anthropology master's program.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Champlin, S. (Principal), Cartwright, A. D. (Co-Principal), Evans, S. (Co-Principal), Henry, L. R. (Co-Principal), "Designing a Community-Driven Health Communications Toolkit to Engage Male Audiences," Sponsored by College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) Scholarly and Creative Activity Award, University of North Texas, $4700 Funded. (November 2020 – Present).
Henry, L. R. (Co-Principal), Henry, D. (Co-Principal), "Study Abroad to Suva, Fiji," Sponsored by Charn Uswachoke International Development Fund, University of North Texas, $4000 Funded. (20142014).
Henry, L. R. (Principal), "Hunger in North Texas: Identifying Factors that Influence Food Security," Sponsored by North Texas Food Bank Hunger Center, Local, $115584 Funded. (20122012).
Grant - Service
Henry, L. R. (Principal), "Private Donor Sponsored Cold Storage in Food Pantry based on my proposal," Local, $15000 Funded. (20182018).
Sponsored Research
Henry, L. R., "Understanding Food Insecurity among College Students: Best Practices for Local Solutions," Sponsored by University of North Texas, University of North Texas, $4989.76 Funded. (2016).
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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