Laurie A. Henry, Ph.D.
Dr. Henry joined the faculty in 2007 as an Associate Professor of Early Adolescent Literacy and is currently serving as Interim Department Chair. She came to Lexington from Connecticut where she began her career as a middle school teacher. Dr. Henry has a B.S. in special education and an M.A. in education from the University of Connecticut where she also earned a Ph.D. in Cognition and Instruction with an emphasis on literacy and technology.
Dr. Henry has served on the advisory board with readwritethink.org for the International Reading Association since 2003. Her research interests include the new literacies of online reading comprehension at the middle school level and social equity issues related to the digital divide.