Hillman, Jennifer

Jennifer Hillman
Professor of Psychology
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Franco, 119
    Biography

    Dr. Jennifer Hillman is a Professor of Psychology at Penn State Berks and a licensed Psychologist in the state of Pennsylvania. Hillman is also board certified in Geropsychology (ABPP), making her one of only 78 such specialists in the United States. Hillman's interests in research include sexuality and aging, LGBT issues in aging, intimate partner violence and aging, problem behavior in long-term care, and grandparents of children with autism spectrum disorder. She has published more than two dozen peer-reviewed articles and four books, and was awarded Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America for her outstanding contributions to the field of aging. Hillman also received a Penn State University Teaching Fellow Award, serves as a General Education Faculty Scholar, and teaches courses in clinical, abnormal, health, and social psychology as well as adult development and aging."

    Publications

    Hillman, J. (2021). Lifetime prevalence of intimate partner violence and health-related outcomes among transgender adults age 50+. The Gerontologist. https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnab067

    Hillman, J. (2020). Intimate partner violence among older LGBT adults: Unique risk factors, issues in reporting and treatment, and recommendations for research, practice, and policy. In B. Russell (Ed.) Gender and intimate partner violence. (pp 237-254). Springer.

    Education

    Professional Diploma in Clinical Psychology, Adelphi University

    Ph.D., Social Psychology, Adelphi University

    M.A., Social Psychology, Adelphi University

    B.S., Psychology, The College of William and Mary