Julie Honnold, Ph.D.

Julie Honnold, Ph.D.

Emeritus Faculty
Founders Hall, Room 214


1974 Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Denver

1969 M.S. in Sociology, University of Denver

Teaching Areas

Research Methods, Statistics

Research Interests

Survey Research, Data Analysis, Evaluation Research, Needs Assessments, Youth Risk, HIV/AIDS


Julie A. Honnold, Ph.D., is an Emeritus Faculty Member of Sociology at VCU. She received her PhD in Sociology from the University of Denver in 1974, MS in Sociology from the University of Denver in 1969, and BA in Political Science from Knox College in 1967. Dr. Honnold will be assuming the responsibilities of Graduate Program Director in Sociology in the spring of 2014. She retired in the Summer of 2020, after serving the department for four decades. She remains engaged and an active presence within the department. 

Since coming to VCU in 1974, Dr. Honnold’s primary research activities have been conducted as a methodologist and data analyst with the VCU Survey and Evaluation Research Laboratory. Since the early 1980s, she has been involved in a wide variety of projects for local, state, and national clients. Dr. Honnold’s most extensive experience at SERL has been on policy-related projects in the areas of sexuality, youth risk behavior, and HIV/AIDS. In addition, she frequently works with colleagues in Sociology as a data analyst on joint projects.

Select Publications

Xavier, Jessica, Judith Bradford, Michael Hendricks, Lauretta Safford, Ryan McKee, Elaine Martin, Julie A. Honnold (2013): “Transgender Health Care Access in Virginia: A Qualitative Study,” International Journal of Transgenderism, 14:1, 3-17.

Bradford, Judith, Caitlyn Ryan, Esther Rothblum, Julie Honnold (2013). “I have never slept with a man and there is no star rising in the East: Lesbians, bisexual women, and pregnancy before insemination,” Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 9, 490-509.

Bradford, Judith, Sari L. Reisner, Julie A. Honnold, Jessica Xavier (2013). “Experiences of Transgender-Related Discrimination and Implications for Health: Results from the Virginia Transgender Health Initiative Study,” American Journal of Public Health 103:10, 1820-1829.

Select Annual Reports

Moore, Mary, Jennifer Reid, and Julie Honnold (2014). Brain Injury Needs and Resources Report. Report to the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services.

Honnold, Julie (2013). Nurse Productivity Study, 2012 – Data Brief. Report to the Virginia Department of Health.

Honnold, Julie, and Susan White (2013). Development of School Division Clusters for School Efficiency Reviews. Report to Virginia Department of Education, Planning and Budget.

Moore, Mary A., Candace Price Stafford, Julie Honnold (2012). 2011-2012 Statewide Evaluation Annual Report. Report to the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth.

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