Professor of Sociology, the University of Northern Colorado
Dr Angie Henderson is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colorado. She received her PhD in Sociology from Purdue University. She has published more than 20 peer-reviewed journal articles, four book chapters, and one co-authored textbook. Her most recent research focuses on commercial sexual exploitation, and she has presented at the Academy for Criminal Justice Sciences, the American Men’s Studies Association, and published an invited encyclopedia entry on sex trafficking. Of particular importance is Dr Henderson’s service to and collaboration with Free Our Girls, a nationally-serving nonprofit organization dedicated to helping women exit sex trafficking. Dr Henderson has been actively involved as lead researcher for Free Our Girls’ data collection efforts, and in this role has advised the organization on data collection and analysis used to inform programming and services.