Jennifer Henrichsen




Dr. Jennifer R. Henrichsen recently defended her dissertation at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a Fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School and an incoming Assistant Professor at Washington State University in fall 2021. Dr. Henrichsen’s research examines physical and digital attacks against journalism, journalistic intransigence to change, and journalism's role in democracy.

In addition to Yale, Dr. Henrichsen has received fellowships from Columbia University, the Knight Foundation, and First Look Media and has twice been a consultant to UNESCO. A Fulbright Research Scholar, Dr. Henrichsen holds MA degrees from the University of Geneva and the University of Pennsylvania. In 2011, she co-wrote the book, War on Words: Who Should Protect Journalists? (Praeger) and in 2017 she co-edited the book, Journalism After Snowden: The Future of the Free Press in a Surveillance State (Columbia University Press). 


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