Daphne Henry

Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychology

Research Scientist, Learning Research & Development Center

Education and Training

PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Developmental Psychology

Research Interests

Community & Family-based Learning Learning Opportunities Minoritized Groups Socio-cultural Factors

Related Research Areas

Developmental Processes and Outcomes Educational Opportunities, Equity, & Attainment

Recent Publications

Kim, J. J., Henry, D. A., & Dearing, E. (2023). Early childhood predictors of Black children's achievement: Home, early care and education, and neighborhood contexts. Early Childhood Research Quarterly.

Wang, M.-T., Henry, D., & Del Toro, J. (2022). Do black and white students benefit from racial socialization? School racial socialization, school climate, and youth academic performance during early adolescence. (2022) American Educational Research Journal.

Wang, M., Del Toro, J., Henry, D., Scanlon, C., & Schall, J. (2022). Family resilience during the COVID-19 onset: A daily-diary inquiry into parental employment status, parent–adolescent relationships, and well-being. Development and Psychopathology, 1-13. 

Daphne Henry's Google Scholar profile

News and Awards

Kudos to recipients of the Inaugural Joint School of Education-LRDC Faculty Research Awards "Studying the Neural Basis of Braille Literacy and Numeracy" Julie Fiez, Psychology, LRDC; and Tessa McCarthy and Frances Mary D'Andrea, School of Education. "Race, Class, and Context: Exploring Intersectional Influences on Child and Adolescent Health" Daphne Henry, Psychology, LRDC; and Sirry Alang and Sharon Ross, School of Education.

May 1, 2023

Daphne Henry Elected National Academy of Education Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow

June 6, 2022


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