• Megan Henly has worked in survey production and analysis since 2000, including in academia, government, and the non-profit sectors. She holds a Ph.D. in sociology and an M.S. in survey methodology. At the Institute on Disability, her work examines how people with disabilities are doing with respect to employment, health, community participation, and overall well-being.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title
    2024 Relegated to the Sidelines: A Qualitative Inquiry of Gatekeepers' Perspectives and Values of Physical Education for Disabled Children.Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly.  1-20. 2024
    2023 Mental health experiences in 2021 for adults with disabilities who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender.Rehabilitation Psychology.  68:374-384. 2023
    2023 Referral networks for pediatric patients with genetic conditions: The perspective of occupational therapists.Journal of Genetic Counseling.  32:982-992. 2023
    2023 Occupational Requirements and Worker Physical and Mental Health Functioning: How Measuring Workplace Accommodation Use May Inform Disability Policy 2023
    2023 Linking job duties, functioning, and employment status using the Work-Disability Functional Assessment Battery (WD-FAB): An expert coding and quantitative analysis.Work.  74:75-87. 2023
    2022 The association of disability status with job tenure for U.S. workers.Work.  72:109-117. 2022
    2021 Worker Functional Abilities, Occupational Requirements, and Job Accommodations: A Close Look at Three OccupationsSSRN Electronic Journal2021
    2021 Exposure to Family and Friend Homicide in a Nationally Representative Sample of YouthJournal of Interpersonal Violence: concerned with the study and treatment of victims and perpetrators of physical and sexual violence.  36:NP4413-NP4442. 2021
    2021 Exposure to Family and Friend Homicide in a Nationally Representative Sample of Youth.Journal of Interpersonal Violence: concerned with the study and treatment of victims and perpetrators of physical and sexual violence.  36:NP4413-NP4442. 2021
    2020 Strengthening the predictive power of screening for adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in younger and older children.Child Abuse and Neglect.  107:104522. 2020
    2020 More than just lower wages: intrinsic job quality for college graduates with disabilitiesJournal of Education and Work.  33:410-424. 2020
    2019 Transportation patterns demonstrate inequalities in community participation for working-age Americans with disabilitiesTransportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice.  130:93-106. 2019
    2019 Prescription opioid behaviors among adults with and without disabilities - United States, 2015-2016.Disability and Health Journal.  12:519-522. 2019
    2019 Comparing estimates of disability prevalence using federal and international disability measures in national surveillance.Disability and Health Journal.  12:195-202. 2019
    2019 Job quality for Americans with disabilitiesJournal of Vocational Rehabilitation.  50:121-130. 2019
    2018 Beyond residential mobility: A broader conceptualization of instability and its impact on victimization risk among children.Child Abuse and Neglect.  79:485-494. 2018
    2018 Injuries From Physical Abuse: National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence I-III.American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  54:129-132. 2018
    2017 Family abduction in a national sample of US children.Child Abuse and Neglect.  67:403-407. 2017
    2017 Victimization and adversity among children experiencing war-related parental absence or deployment in a nationally representative US sample.Child Abuse and Neglect.  67:271-279. 2017
    2016 At the Confluence of Data Streams: Mapping Paired Social and Biophysical Landscapes on the Puget Sound's EdgeCoastal Management: an international journal of marine environment, resources, law and society.  44:427-440. 2016
    2014 Environmental awareness and public support for protecting and restoring Puget sound.Environmental Management (New York): an international journal for decision-makers, scientists and environmental auditors.  53:757-768. 2014
    2013 The Role of Community Assessments, Place, and the Great Recession in the Migration Intentions of Rural AmericansRural Sociology: devoted to scientific study of rural and community life.  78:371-398. 2013
    2002 Job market good for new Ph.D. gradsGeotimes.  47:12-13. 2002


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    2023 Full-Time Caregiving during COVID-19 based on Minority Identifications, Generation, and Vaccination Status 2023


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    2013 Motherhood Penalty and Daddy Bonus 2013

    Education And Training

  • Ph.D. Sociology, University of New Hampshire
  • Full Name

  • Megan Henly
  • Mailing Address

  • University of New Hampshire

    Institute on Disability

    10 West Edge Drive, Suite 101