Jennifer Parker

Jennifer Parker
Titles
  • Lecturer
  • Visiting Assistant Professor
Departments
  • Psychology
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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

Responsibilities

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

Education

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)