Tri Keah Henry

Tri Keah Henry

Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice


  • Ph.D., Criminal Justice & Criminology, Sam Houston State University, 2020
  • M.A., Criminal Justice & Criminology, Sam Houston State University, 2015
  • B.A., Psychology, Baylor University, 2013

About Tri Keah Henry

Dr. Tri Keah S. Henry is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Indiana University – Bloomington. She is an Alumni of Baylor University and earned her PhD in Criminal Justice and Criminology from Sam Houston State University. Dr. Henry’s research examines the effects of extralegal factors on discretionary decision-making during case processing. Specifically, her work highlights procedural processes in policing and distributive outcomes in sentencing, giving special attention to the influence of race and gender in these contexts. Her work has appeared in Crime & Delinquency, Criminal Justice Policy Review, American Journal of Criminal Justice, Violence Against Women, and Feminist Criminology. Recently, Dr. Henry has served as principal investigator on a series of funded research projects examining the prosecutorial discretion, policy setting, and disparate treatment in urban and suburban counties.