Angie Henderson

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Purdue University

Telephone: (970) 351-2195Angie Henderson

E-mail: angela.henderson@unco.edu

Office: Candelaria 2016

Dr. Henderson’s interests include Family, Gender, and Sociology of Sport.  She has authored several articles in national and international journals on perceptions of female athletes and issues facing women in sport administration, as well as issues facing women in their roles as mothers.  Her most recent work focuses on mothers’ Foucauldian surveillance of themselves and other moms, as well as the effects of such behavior on well-being.  Dr. Henderson is also the Coordinator of the Teaching Assistant Program in the Sociology Department.

COURSES TAUGHT

  • SOC 100 Principles of Sociology
  • SOC 120 Introduction to Family Studies
  • SOC 237 Sociology of Minorities
  • SOC 247 Social Deviance
  • SOC 295 Contemporary Social Issues
  • SOC 471 Sociology of Aging
  • SOC 379 Urban Sociology/The Community
  • SOC 395 Sociology of Sport

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Family
  • Gender
  • Sport
  • Aging

PUBLICATIONS

Juried

**denotes co-authored work with UNC current or former students**

  • Angela C. Henderson and Jennifer Murdock. 2011. "Getting Students Beyond Ideologies: Using Heterosexist Guided Imagery in the Classroom." Innovations in Higher Education, volume 36, number 3.
  • Angela C. Henderson, Heidi Grappendorf, Laura J, Burton. 2011. “Think A.D., Think Male: Using Role Congruity Theory and Causal Attribution to Examine Perceptions of Women in athletic Administration.” The Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Grappendorf, H., Henderson, Angela C., Burton, L., and Boyles, P. “Racial Bias in the Hiring of Entry Level Sport Managers? A Role Congruity Perspective.” The Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education.
  • Burton, L., Grappendorf, H,. & Henderson, Angela C. 2011. "Perceptions of Gender in Athletic Administration: Utilizing Role Congruity Theory to Examine Potential Prejudice Against Women." Journal of Sport Management, volume 25, issue 1, p. 36-45.
  • Caitlyn O’Connor, Heidi Grappendorf, Laura J. Burton, Sandra M. Harmon, Angela C. Henderson, and Judy Peel. 2010 “Division I Football Players Perceptions of Females in the Athletic Training room: Utilizing Role Congruity Theory.” Journal of Athletic Training, 45(4): 386-391.
  • Angela C. Henderson, Sandra M. Harmon, Jeffrey A, Houser. 2010. “A New State of Surveillance? An Application of Michel Foucault to Modern Motherhood.” Surveillance and Society: Special Issue on Children and Surveillance, 7(3-4), 231-247.
  • Grappendorf, Heidi, Angela C. Henderson, Stacy Sanders and Judy Peel. 2009. “The Media Coverage of Gender on Foxsports.com: An analysis of the 2007 NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament. “Sport Management and Related Topics Journal, Volume 5, Issue 1.
  • Angela C. Henderson, Heidi Grappendorf and Laura J. Burton. 2009. “Investigating Attractiveness in the Hiring Process for Female Athletes.” Gender in Management: An International Journal, Volume 24, Issue 3.
  • Sandra M. Harmon, Angela C. Henderson. Summer 2009. “Self Mastery and Life Satisfaction of Adult Children of Depressed Mothers: A Longitudinal Study.” McNair Scholars Journal.
  • Heidi Grappendorf and Angela C. Henderson. 2008. “Hegemonic Masculinity, Homosociality and Collaboration within the Field of Sport Management: Exploring the Issues.” Advancing Women in Leadership Online Journal, 24 (1).
  • Laura J. Burton, Heidi Grappendorf, Angela C. Henderson, Gara B. Field, Jeff A. Dennis. 2008. “The Relevance of Athletic Participation for Women: Examining Hiring Preferences to Entry-level Management Positions using Role Congruity Theory.” International Journal of Sport Management, 9 (2).
  • Heidi Grappendorf, Laura J. Burton and Angela C. Henderson. 2008. “Does Athletic Participation Provide an Advantage with Initial Salary Recommendations? Utilizing a Role Congruity Theory Approach.” Applied Research in Coaching and Athletics Annual, vol. 23.
  • Heidi Grappendorf, Andrea Pent, Laura J. Burton, Angela C. Henderson. 2008. “Gender Role Stereotyping: A Qualitative Analysis of Senior Woman Administrators Perceptions Regarding Financial Decision Making.” The Journal of Issues in intercollegiate Athletics, 1, 26-45.
  • Andrea K. Pent, Heidi Grappendorf and Angela C. Henderson. 2007. “The Difference Between Actual and Preferred Participation in Administrative Decisions: An Analysis of Senior Woman Administrators in the NCAA.” The Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education: 1(2).
  • Jori Sechrist, J. Jill Suitor, Angela C. Henderson, Krista M.C. Cline Michael Steinhour. 2007. “Regional Differences in Mother-Adult Child Relations: A Brief Report.” Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences 62: S388-S391.

Conference Proceedings/Abstracts

  • Grappendorf, Heidi, Burton, Laura J., and Angela C. Henderson. 2007 "Salary Recommendations for Athletes vs. Non-Athletes Utilizing Role Congruity Theory." Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 78(1).

Under Review

  • Harmon, Sandra M** and Angela C. Henderson. "Self-mastery of Adult Children with Depressed Mothers: A Longitudinal Study." Submitted to The Journal of Child and Family Studies.
  • Cline, Krista M.C., Angela C. Henderson, Sandra M. Harmon** and Jessica Decker. "I Want to Eat, But I Can't: A Qualitative Analysis of Pregnant Women and Their Surveillance of Weight Gain During Pregnancy." Submitted to Qualitative Sociology.

In Progress

  • Sandra M. Harmon** & Angela C. Henderson. "The Price We Pay for Being the 'Perfect' Mother: Psychosocial Outcomes of New Momism."
  • Laura J. Burton, Heidi Grappendorf, Angela C. Henderson. "Sport Management Subroles: Sex Discrimination in the Workplace."
  • Angela C. Henderson, Heidi Grappendorf, and Laura J. Burton. "The Beauty is Good Versus Beauty is Beastly Phenomena: A Qualitative Analysis of Perceptions of Female Collegiate Athletes."
  • Grappendorf, H., Angela C. Henderson, Burton, L. & Kelly, K. "The Female/Athlete Paradox? Perceptions of Female Athletes Utilizing Role Congruity Theory."

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

**denotes co-authored presentation with UNC current or former students**

  • Shuey, Mark** and Angela C. Henderson. "The Feminine Apologetic: An Analysis of Division 1 Female Athletes' Performance of Femininity." Accepted, to be presented at the Pacific Sociological Association's annual meeting, San Diego, CA. March 2012
  • Jones, Mary** and Angela C. Henderson. "Hovering & the Rise of Narcissism: An Examination of Parents of College-Aged Children." Accepted, to be presented at the Pacific Sociological Association's annual meeting, San Diego, CA. March 2012
  • Cove, Nicole** and Angela C Henderson. "Helicopter Fathers: Does Hovering Behavior Differ Between Male and Female College-Aged Children?" Accepted, to be presented at the Pacific Sociological Association's annual meeting, San Diego, CA. March 2012
  • Angela C. Henderson and Winston Pappas**. “Taking the Role of the ‘Other’: Putting Students in the Shoes of Immigrants Through Guided Imagery.” Presented at the American Sociological Association annual meeting, Seattle, WA. March 11-13, 2011.
  • Angela C. Henderson, Meaghan Edison**, Sandra M. Harmon, Jeffrey Houser. “Fellow Moms are Ruthless’: A Qualitative Foucauldian Analysis of Modern Motherhood.” Presented at the American Sociological Association annual meeting, Seattle, WA. March 11-13, 2011.
  • Angela C. Henderson and James Zapp**. “Analyzing At-Risk Student Athletes Using Cooley’s Looking Glass Self: What Predicts Academic Success?” Presented at the American Sociological Association annual meeting, Seattle, WA. March 11-13, 2011.
  • Harmon, Sandra M.** and Angela C. Henderson. “Self-mastery of Adult Children with Depressed Mothers: A Longitudinal Study.” Presented at the American Sociological Association annual meeting, Atlanta GA. August 2010.
  • Cline, Krista, Angela C. Henderson, Sandra M. Harmon** & Jessica Decker. 2010. “Pregnancy Weight and Body Image: How Women Deal with Significant Changes in Their Bodies During Pregnancy and Post Pregnancy.” Midwestern Sociological Society, Chicago, IL. April 2010.
  • Angela C. Henderson, Grappendorf, Heidi L., Burton, Laura & Matt Gasser**. Does Collegiate Athletic Participation Help or Harm Job Applicants? Using Role Congruity Theory to Examine Racial Differences in Hiring Processes. North American Society for Sport Management Annual Meeting, June 2010, Tampa FL.
  • Angela C. Henderson and Sandra M. Harmon**. “A New State of Surveillance? An Application of Michel Foucault to Modern Motherhood.” American Sociological Association, San Francisco, CA.  August 2009.
  • Angela C. Henderson and Ashley E. Conner**. “Think A.D., Think Male: Using Causal Attribution to Examine Perceptions of Women as Athletic Director.” Annual Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, San Diego, CA. April 2009.
  • Angela C. Henderson “Teaching Graduate Students How To Teach: Approaches & Challenges.” Annual Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, San Diego, CA. April 2009.
  • Grappendorf, Heidi L. and Angela C. Henderson. “Perceptions of Female Athletic Trainers in the Training Room.” National Association for Girls and Women in Sport. March 2009, Tampa, FL.
  • Grappendorf, H., Angela C. Henderson,. & Burton L.J. 2008. “Feeling the Backlash in Hiring: When female athletes Break Traditional gender Norms.” North American Society for Sport Management. Toronto, Canada. May 2008.
  • Angela C. Henderson. “Caring for an Older Family Member: An Examination of the Role Strain and Role Enhancement Perspectives.” Gerontological Society of America’s annual meeting, November 2007.
  • Burton, Laura J., Grappendorf, H., and Angela C. Henderson “Women’s Athletic Participation: Does it make a Difference to Managers for Hiring Entry-level Sport Management Positions? North American Society for Sport Management. Fort Lauderdale, Florida, June 2007.
  • Angela C. Henderson and Joseph R. Harlin**. “Teaching Research Methods in the Classroom.” Presented at the Southwestern Social Science Association’s annual meeting, Albuquerque, NM, March 2007.
  • Burton, Laura J., Grappendorf, H., Angela C. Henderson. “Does Women’s Athletic Participation Influence Hiring Preferences and Salary Offers?” Women Rock: Academic and Legal Conference in Celebration of 35th Anniversary of Title IX. Cleveland, Ohio, March 2007.
  • Grappendorf, Heidi, Burton, Laura J., and Angela C. Henderson. “Salary Recommendations for Athletes vs. Non-Athletes Utilizing Role Congruity theory. Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Baltimore, Maryland, March 2007.
  • Jori A.C. Sechrist, Angela C. Henderson, Michael Steinhour, J. Jill Suitor. “Regional Differences in Parent and Adult-Child Relationships.” Presented at the Gerontological Society of America’s annual meeting, November 2006.
  • Angela C. Henderson. “Defining Caregiving Relationships: Using Intergenerational ambivalence Theory to Explore Burden Among Racial and Ethnic Groups.” Presented at the Southwestern Social Science Association’s annual meeting, April 2006.
  • Angela C. Henderson, Kenneth F. Ferraro. “Aging and Early Readmission to the Hospital: Did the Prospective Payment System Raise Risk for Older Adults?” Presented at the Gerontological Society of America’s annual meeting, November 2004.
  • Angela C. Henderson, Jori A.C Sechrist. “Is Sandwiched Caregiving Detrimental to Health? A Longitudinal Analysis.” Presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Carework Conference, August 2004.
  • Keith T. Jones, Marcus Squier, Angela S. Cameron, Matt Cross, Tricia Hoogestraat. “The Influence of Negative Aging Stereotype on the Interaction between and Among Younger and Older Adults.” Presented at the Gerontological Society of America’s annual meeting, November 2003.
  • Angela S. Cameron, Jori A.C. Sechrist. 2002. “Racial Differences Among Sandwiched Caregivers.” Presented at the Gerontological Society of Americas annual meeting, November 2002.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION PARTICIPATION

  • Member, Alpha Kappa Delta Sociology Honor Society
  • Member, American Sociological Association.
  • Member, Gerontological Society of America.
  • Member, Southwestern Social Science Association.
  • Member, Pacific Sociological Association.

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • 2011-2012 Nominated for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2010-2011  Named Outstanding Professor, Delta Zeta Sorority, University of Northern Colorado.
  • 2010-2011  Named Faculty Member of the Game, Women’s Basketball (Nominated by Brittany Fernandez), University of Northern Colorado.
  • 2010-2011  Named Outstanding Faculty, Nominated by First Year Scholar Jake Neel.
  • 2008-2009  Named “Most Inspiring Faculty Woman” at the University of Northern Colorado.
  • 2005-2006  Named Outstanding Faculty, Texas Tech University College of Arts & Sciences.

GRANTS

Internal
  • Henderson, Angela C. Summer 2010. "What's Sport Got to Do With It? Using Role Congruity to Examine Race, Gender and Sport of Job Applicants." $4,500. Funded Research Assistant Matt Gasser (2010 UNC Graduate)
  • Henderson, Angela C. Summer 2009. "Getting Students Past Ideologies: Using Heterosexist Guided Imagery in the Classroom." Summer Graduate Research Assistant, University of Northern Colorado Graduate School, $1,937. Funded Research Assistant Dustin Gentis (2009 UNC Graduate)
  • Henderson, Angela C. 2009-2010. Research Development Award. University of Northern Colorado Sponsored Programs and Academic Research Center, (SPARC). $5,000. Funded Research Assistant Meaghan Edison and Sandra M Harmon (2009 & 2011 UNC Graduates).
  • Henderson, Angela C. 2008-2009 Academic Year, "An Examination of Modern Motherhood." Research Enhancement Award Program, University of Northern Colorado Sponsored Programs and Academic Research Center (SPARC). $6.372. Funded Research Assistant Sandra M Harmon (2009 UNC Graduate).
  • Henderson, Angela C. Summer 2008, "Women As Potential Managers: Who Uses Role Congruity in Their Evaluations?" Summer Graduate Research Assistant, University of Northern Colorado Graduate School, $3,873. Funded Research Assistant Sarah Wyscaver (2008 UNC Graduate).
  • Henderson, Angela C. 2008. "An Examination of Modern Motherhood: The Effects of Surveilling Ourselves and Other Moms on Psychological Well-Being." Research Enhancement Award Program. $23,110.66 - not funded.
External
  • Jennifer Murdock and Angela C. Henderson. 2011. "Athletes and Resiliency: Supporting Retention and Academic Success." Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics. $25,000 - not funded.
  • Henderson, Angela C. 2010. "What's Sport Got To Do With It? Using Role Congruity Theory to Identify the Interaction of Race, Gender, and Sport on the Job Application Process for Student Athletes." National Collegiate Athlete Association. $6,732 - not funded.
  • Henderson, Angela C. 2008. "A Foucauldian Analysis of Modern Motherhood." American Association of University Women. Short-Term Research Publication Grant. $6,000 - not funded.

EDITORIAL AND REVIEWER ROLES

  • Western Association of Graduate Schools Outstanding Thesis Reviewer, 2011-present.
  • Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal, 2008-present
  • Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences, Fall 2005-present
  • Gerontological Society of America's Social Research, Policy and Practice section, 2003-present
  • Sage Publications, theory text reviewer, January 2010-present
  • Sage Publications, deviance text reviewer, January 2011-present

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Guest Speaker, Dr. Silvia Canetto's PSY 600H, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO September 2010
  • Keynote Speaker, More Than Moms Conference. "Balancing Multiple Roles: Mother, Partner, and Self." August and October, 2008
  • Faculty Presenter, One Day University, Downtown Greeley Arts Picnic. "The Mommy Wars: Myth or Reality?" July 2008
  • Expert Panelist, University of Northern Colorado Health Care Reform Panel, Fall 2007

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Guest Speaker, UNC School of Nursing Clinical Conference, November 15, 2011. "Horizontal Violence in Nursing: Preventative Measures."
  • Sociology Search Committee, 2008-2009 & 2011-2012
  • Criminal Justice Search Committee, 2011-2012. Invited by Dr. Phil Reichel for Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Search.
  • Faculty Advisor, Alpha Kappa Delta Sociology Honors Society, August 2011-present
  • Member, Institutional Review Board, August 2011-present
  • Lecturer, Preview Days, April 2011-present. Humanities and Social Sciences. "What's Sociology Got to Do With It?
  • Guest Speaker, APCE 703, September 2010. "Building Relationships with Faculty During Your Graduate Career."
  • Participant in UNC New Billboard Photo Shoot, September 2010
  • Speaker, New Graduate Student Orientation, August 2010 & August 2011. "Getting Involved as a Graduate Student" and "How to Teach Large Sections of Introductory Courses."
  • Member, Men Against Violence Organizing Committee, December 2010-present
  • Faculty Panelist & Discussion Facilitator, Women's Appreciation Week, March 2010
  • Member, Office of Sponsored Programs Director Search Committee, 2009
  • Faculty Presenter, Family and Friends Weekend, Fall 2008
  • Member, Gerontology Program Steering Committee, Fall 2008
  • Faculty Panelist, Faculty Connections, New Student Orientation Weekend, Summer 2008
  • Faculty Mentor, McNair Scholar Program, University of Northern Colorado, 2007-present.
    • Student: Ashley Knobbs. "An Examination of New Momism Among Mothers of Children Aged 0-5." 2008-2009 Academic Year
    • Student: Sandra M Harmon. "Self Mastery and Life Satisfaction of Adult Children of Depressed Mothers: A Longitudinal Study." 2007-2008 Academic Year
  • Athletic Department Liaison, Sociology Program, University of Northern Colorado, 2007-present
  • Member, Academic Appeals Committee, University of Northern Colorado 2007-2008
  • Member, S.A.F.E. Committee, University of Northern Colorado 2007-present
  • Coordinator, Graduate Teaching Assistant Program, Sociology, University of Northern Colorado, 2007-present
  • Member, Graduate Council, University of Northern Colorado, 2008-present
    • Standards Committee, September-present
  • Faculty Advisor, Alpha Kappa Delta Sociology Honors Society, Texas Tech University, 2006-2007

GRADUATE STUDENT COMMITTEES

Present

Doctoral Students

  • Brenda Bumgardner, PhD. candidate in Sport and Exercise Science. "Homophobia in Sport: An Analysis of Female Head Coaches." Faculty Representative.
  • Sunda Tebockhorst, PhD. candidate in Applied Psychology and Counselor Education. "An Analysis of Sexual Assault Victims and the Freeze Response: Validating Biological Nonresponse." Faculty Representative.
  • Heather Muir, Ph.D. candidate in Sport and Exercise Science. Graduated 2011. "An Analysis of the 2010 Olympic Hockey Games: Is there a Gender Difference?" Faculty Representative.

Master's Students

Current

Committee Chair

  • Nicole Cove, Sociology. "Helicopter Parenting: Does Daddy's Little Girl Experience More Hovering?
  • Mark Shuey, Sociology. "The Feminine Apologetic: An Analysis of Division 1 Female Athlete's Performance of Femininity."
  • Mary Jones, Sociology. "Does Hovering Cause Narcissism?: How College Students' Parents Impede Their Children's Development of Self."
  • Jeannie Douglas, Sociology. "Barriers Between Female Athletes and Their Coaches: A Study of Role Congruity Theory and Role Identity Salience."
  • James Zapp, Sociology. "Analyzing At-Risk Student Athletes Using Cooley's Looking Glass Self: What Predicts Academic Success?"
  • Meaghan Edison, Sociology. "Instructor Evaluation: Legitimate Stance on Gender Instruction." Committee Chair 2010-2011
  • Winston Pappas, Sociology. "A Theoretical Analysis of Mercy Bias in Youth Hockey." Committee Member 2010-2011
  • Samta Soneja, Sociology. "An Analysis of Gendered Norms in the Middle Eastern Family." Committee Member 2010-2011
  • Ashley E Connor, Sociology. "Assessing Students' Critical Thinking Abilities in the Sociology Classroom: Which Format Works Better?" Committee Chair 2009-2010
  • Dustin Gentis, Sociology. "Getting Students Past Ideologies Using Heterosexist Guided Imagery." Committee Chair 2009-2010
  • Tasha Van Marter, Sociology. "A Content Analysis of Human Trafficking." Committee Member 2009-2010
  • Elizabeth Osborn, Sociology. "An Examination of Modern Motherhood: Sources of New Momism." Committee Chair 2008-2009
  • Pepper Mueller, Sociology. "Variation in Attitudes for Visible and Invisible

SPONSERED STUDENT RESEARCH

  • Andrew Quinn, 2011. Annual Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Seattle, WA AND 2011 UNC Research Day. "Rationalization and Iron Cage: A Critique of Students' Perceptions of Higher Education."
  • Mark Shuey. 2011 UNC Research Day. "Native American Sports Mascots: A Symbol of Honor or a Form of Covert Racism?"
  • Conner, Ashley. 2010. "Assessing Students' Critical Thinking Abilities in the Sociology Classroom: Which Format Works Better?"
  • Gasser, Matt. 2010. UNC Research Day. "Does Collegiate Athlete Participation Help or Harm Job Applicants? Using Role Congruity Theory to Examine Racial Differences in Hiring Processes."
  • Gentis, Dustin. 2010. UNC Research Day. "Getting Students Past Ideologies Using Heterosexist Guided Imagery."