- Ph.D. in educational psychology: human learning and cognition, Columbia University
- M.Phil. in educational psychology: human learning and cognition, Columbia University
- M.A. in educational psychology: human learning and cognition, Columbia University
- M.A.T. in elementary education, Seton Hall University
- B.A. in religion, Princeton University
Cognitive and metacognitive aspects of reading and text processing
- Served as senior associate dean for academic affairs in the VCU School of Education for 10 years
- Authored more than $4.6 million in grants
- More than 70 articles published and paper presentations
Dr. Henry Clark has spent 34 years in education, the first seven of which came as a science educator, primarily in middle schools in New Jersey and New York City. Much of his time in higher education, including stops at Penn State, Northern Arizona and VCU, has been in administrative roles.
In his 10 years as associate dean for academic affairs, Clark helped the school rise from more than 30 spots in the U.S. News and World Report rankings, where it is now consistently among the top 30. He returned to faculty in 2015 to teach master’s and doctoral courses in educational psychology.
Outside of VCU, he enjoys tennis, wakeboarding, boating and varied other sports, and can be found frequently at the gym. Other interests include young adult literature, music (both performing and listening), house renovations, playing with dogs and spoiling his grandchildren.