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Jennifer Parker

Jennifer Parker
  • Lecturer
  • Visiting Assistant Professor
  • Psychology

Teaching Interests

Mental health disorders, stigmas, and advocacy
The diverse changes in development across the lifespan
Exploring connections between the larger social group and the individual, particularly in the areas of mental health, discrimination, and prejudice


Teach classes such as: Human Development across the Lifespan, Adolescence, Abnormal Psychology, Social Psychology, Psychology as a Discipline &Profession, and Introduction to Psychology
Committee member of Psychology Department EDI Committee

Research and Creative Activities

The multidirectional impact of chronic pain and mental health
The impact of interactions between chronic pain patients with healthcare providers on mental health, level of pain, trust in medical establishments, and likelihood of seeking out prompt medical care


Psy.D., Minnesota School of Professional Psychology (Clinical Psychology)
M.A., Minnesota School of Professional Psychology (Clinical Psychology)
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (Psychology)