Jillian has been a part of the college of Behavioral and Social Sciences since 2011. She holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology and Criminology & Criminal Justice and a Master's degree in Clinical Psychological Science. She is also a proud Fall 2017 inductee of Omicron Delta Kappa. During her time as a student, Jillian worked for the BSOS advising office as a peer advisor, acted as a peer educator for the health center, and played on the ultimate frisbee team. Jillian has also presented at the National Academic Advising Conference on supporting college students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Her research interests broadly include accessibility of higher education, mental health advocacy, resiliency, and strengths-based approaches towards disability. Jillian is currently studying to earn her Ed.D in Higher Education Leadership.




  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Psychology and Criminology & Criminal Justice
  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Clinical Psychological Science
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Department of Government and Politics
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