Bill C. Henry

Degree: Ph.D.


Department: Psychological Sciences

Bill C. Henry


Animal Abuse Psychology/Mental Health


  • Animal Abuse
  • Maltreatment of Animals
  • Relationship Between Violence Toward Animals and Violence Toward Humans
  • Animal Abuse Within the Context of Domestic Violence
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Antisocial Behavior


Bill Henry, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

Henry joined MSU Denver’s Department of Psychological Sciences as a full-time faculty member in 2002 and served as chair of then the Department of Psychology from 2008-2011. He has also served in many administrative positions on campus including associate vice president for faculty affairs, deputy provost and interim provost as well a number of campus committees. Prior to MSU Denver, Henry worked as a research associate at American Humane Association and as an assistant professor at Colby College.

He has co-authored several book chapters and published over 20 articles on his research. His research interests include human-animal interactions and factors leading to animal abuse.

Henry received his doctorate in experimental psychopathology from University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1993 and a bachelor’s in psychology from University of Maine, Orono in 1987.

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