Jennifer Taber | Aug. 29, 2016 | Kent State University

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Jennifer Taber

Assistant Professor 
Department of Psychological Sciences
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

I teach undergraduate and (will teach) graduate courses on topics in social and health psychology. I conduct research aimed at understanding how people think about their risk for disease and how this information can be used to promote healthier behaviors.

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

January 2016

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

I was a postdoctoral research fellow in the Behavioral Research Program at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health.

LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

I appreciate having the opportunity to teach students about topics that are relevant to their daily lives!

ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:

Great opportunities to conduct research and the friendly, collegiate psychology department.

RESIDES IN:

Kent, Ohio

HOMETOWN:

Cincinnati, Ohio

EDUCATION:

Ph.D. in Social Psychology from University of Utah; B.A. in Psychology from American University

HOBBIES:

Hiking, yoga, trying new recipes, reading