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Sherwood, Henry

Hank Sherwood

Postdoctoral Fellow, Lecturer
Department of Human Development and Family Sciences


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S. Henry (Hank) Sherwood is a Sociologist and postdoctoral fellow at The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Human Development and Family Sciences studying under Dr. Stephen Russell. He received his PhD from New York University Steinhardt in the sociology of education. His research focuses on sexual and gender minority youth (SGMY) in schools, their mental well-being, health equity, and outcomes related to SGM identity disclosure.

Poteat, V. P., Yoshikawa, H., Rosenbach, S. B., Sherwood, S. H., Finch, E. K., & Calzo, J. P. (2023). GSA advocacy predicts reduced depression disparities between LGBQ+ and heterosexual youth in schools. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1080/15374416.2023.2169924 

Poteat, V. P., Calzo, J. P., Sherwood, S. H., Marx, R. A., O’Brien, M. D., Dangora, A., Salgin, L., & Lipkin, A. (2023). Gender-Sexuality Alliance meeting experiences predict weekly variation in hope among LGBTQ+ youth. Child Development, 00, 1–16. https://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.13923 

Poteat, V. P., Yoshikawa, H., Marx, R. A., Sherwood, S. H., Richburg, A., Murchison, G. R., Lipkin, A., Yang, M. K., & Calzo, J. P. (2022). Engagement in Gender-Sexuality Alliances predicts youth’s positive and negative affect: An 8-week weekly diary study. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-022-01692-4 

Rosenbach, S. B., Sherwood, S. H., Poteat, V. P., Yoshikawa, H., & Calzo, J. P. (2021). Benefits for immigrant-origin and nonimmigrant-origin youth of discussing immigration in gender and sexuality alliances. Psychology in the Schools, 1-29. doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1002/pits.22513