Henry Gorton

Henry Gorton

Research Technician II

About Henry Gorton

Henry has worked with the Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology (BARA) since 2021. Currently, he is involved with three projects: a Housing and Urban Development (HUD)-funded study on healthy homes, a Thriving Communities Grant from the Community Foodbank, and a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded study on diversity across engineering majors. Henry graduated from the University of Arizona in 2021 with a BA in Anthropology and Religious Studies. As part of his degree, he wrote an Honors Thesis exploring changes to the U.S. decennial census rolled out in 2020.


GORTON, HENRY EUGENE. (2021). CHANGES TO THE AMERICAN INDIAN CATEGORY ON THE 2020 U.S. CENSUS (Bachelor's thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA). https://repository.arizona.edu/handle/10150/666616

Areas of Study

 applied anthropology, critical history, sustainability, home safety


HUD Healthy Homes grant with Sonoran Environmental Research Institute, Inc. (SERI); Thriving Communities grant with Desert Harvesters; NSF grant with the College of Engineering

Research Interests

U.S. Census Bureau, its surveys, and data products