Professor Emerita Nancy Henley died June 4, 2016, after a massive stroke. Social Psychology Network is maintaining this profile for visitors who wish to learn more about Professor Henley's work.
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- Nancy Henley (Psychology's Feminist Voices)
- Nancy M. Henley (1934–2016): Academic and Activist (Psychology of Women Quarterly)
Professor Nancy Henley specializes in research on language and nonverbal communication; issues of gender, power, change, semantics; psychology of women and gender; attitudes toward women and gender issues; and violence against women. She served as the editor for Psychology of Women Quarterly from 1980-1986, during which time she also directed the UCLA women's studies program, and in 1996 she received the Distinguished Contribution to Women in Psychology Award from the APA Committee on Women in Psychology.
- Aggression, Conflict, Peace
- Applied Social Psychology
- Communication, Language
- Gender Psychology
- Interpersonal Processes
- Nonverbal Behavior
- Prejudice and Stereotyping
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- Henley, N. M. (1977). Body politics: Power, sex and non-verbal communication. New York: Prentice Hall.
- Henley, N. M. & Goodchilds, J. D. (2000). The curmudgeon Woman. Kansas City, MO: Andrews McMeel Publishing.
- De Soto, C. B., Henley, N. M., & London, M. (1968). Balance and the grouping schema. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 8(1, Pt.1), 1-7.
- Henley, N. M. (1985). Psychology and gender. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 11(1), 101-119.
- Henley, N. M. (1978). Changing the body power structure. Women: A Journal of Liberation, 6(1), 34-38.
- Henley, N. M. (1973) Status and sex: Some touching observations. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 2(2), 91-93.
- Henley, N. M. (1967). Achievement and affiliation imagery in American fiction, 1901-1961. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 7(2, Pt.1), 208-210.
- Henley, N. M., & Horsfall, R. B. (1971). Learning mixed social structures. Psychonomic Science, 23, 158-160.
- Henley, N. M., Horsfall, R. B., & De Soto, C. B. (1969). Goodness of figure and social structure. Psychological Review, 76(2), 194-204.
- Henley, N. M., & McCarthy, W. J. (1998). Measuring feminist attitudes. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 22(3), 363-369.
- Henley, N. M., Meng, K., O'Brien, D., McCarthy, W. J., & Sockloskie, R. J. (1998). Developing a scale to measure the diversity of feminist attitudes. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 22(3), 317-348.
- Henley, N. M., Miller, M., & Beazley, J. A. (1995). Syntax, semantics, and sexual violence: Agency and the passive voice. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 14(1-2), 60-84.
- Henley, N. M., Miller, M. D., Beazley, J. A., Nguyen, D. N., Kaminsky, D., & Sanders, R. (2002). Frequency and specificity of referents to violence in news reports of anti-gay attacks. Discourse & Society, 13(1), 75-104.
- Henley, N. M., Noyes, H. L., & Deese, J. (1968). Semantic structure in short-term memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 77(4), 587-592.
- Henley, N. M., & Pincus, F. (1978). Interrelationship of sexist, racist, and antihomosexual attitudes. Psychological Reports, 42(1), 83-90.
- Henley, N. M., Spalding, L. R., & Kosta, A. (2000). Development of the short form of the feminist perspectives scale. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 24(3), 254-256.
- Kramer, C., Thorne, B., & Henley, N. M. (1978). Perspectives on language and communication. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 3(3), 638-651.
- Mays, V. M., Cochran, S. D., Bellinger, G., Smith, R. G., Henley, N., Daniels, M., . . . Birt, D. K. (1992). The language of Black gay men's sexual behavior: Implications for AIDS risk reduction. Journal of Sex Research, 29(3), 425-434.
- Simoni, J. M., Christie, C., & Henley, N. M. (1999). A lesbian feminist subscale for the Feminist Perspectives Scale. Sex Roles, 41, 833-850.
- Introduction to Women's Studies
- Psychology of Language and Communication
- Psychology of Language and Gender
- Psychology of Nonverbal Behavior
- Seminar on Language, Power and Oppression
- Women's Studies Senior Seminar