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Peter Henry


Harris Hall 5188

Office hours: Thursday 12 p.m.-1 p.m. & 2 p.m.-3 p.m. and Friday 12 p.m.-1 p.m. & 3 p.m.-4 p.m.


Peter Henry joined the Department of Focused Inquiry in 2007. He helped develop the Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Program and served as a program coordinator from 2009-2018.  He is a long-time volunteer at Opportunity Alliance Re-entry of Richmond and currently serves as president of its Board of Directors.  

Prior to arriving at VCU, he taught at the University of Oregon, Clackamas Community College, Mount Hood Community College, the Université de Nice, and the University of Virginia.


  • Ph.D., English, University of Virginia
  • M.F.A., Creative Writing, University of Oregon
  • M.A., English; University of Virginia
  • B.A., English, University of Virginia; 

Courses Taught

  • UNIV 111
  • UNIV 112
  • UNIV 200