Dr. Jill Allen

‌‌‌‌‌Assistant Professor of Psychology
Office Location: 319 Olin Hall

Dr. Allen earned her B.A. from Wartburg College, M.S. from Montana State University and her Ph.D. from the University of Nebraksa-Lincoln in 2013. Her primary field of study is Social psychology; psychology of gender. Dr. Allen teaches courses in social psychology, psychology of prejudice and diversity, and introductory psychology.

Her research program examines the consequences of stereotyping and sexual objectification on motivation and behavior. Current research focuses on increasing gender, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity with STEM-fields and reducing the negative effects of sexual objectification on women and girls.

Stereotyping and Objectification Action Research Lab

ArtSci News
October 20, 2016
The Comparison Project will present the third event in its 2016–2017 series on death and dying. A community interfaith dialogue on Oct. 27 will feature representatives of three different refugee religions in Des Moines.