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Jennifer Lovell

Assistant Professor

Contact information

(831) 582-4349

Building & room

Heron Hall

Office hours

Tuesday & Thursday 2:00-3:00pm or by appointment. Book appointment online.

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Dr. Jennifer Lovell is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB). Dr. Lovell completed her Ph.D. in child clinical psychology at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and later specialized in pediatric psychology and infant mental health during postdoctoral training at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Her primary areas of scholarly interest focus on health disparities, integrated behavioral healthcare, social and cultural factors impacting child and family health and wellness, and prevention and intervention for weight-related problems.

Dr. Lovell recently completed a book co-authored by Dr. Joseph White (in print, 2018): The “Troubled” Adolescent: Challenges and Resilience in Family and Multicultural Contexts. From 2014-2016, Dr. Lovell was a professor in the PhD Clinical Psychology Program at California School of Professional Psychology, Fresno, CA. She taught courses on multicultural counseling, research methods, health psychology and adolescent psychology. At CSUMB, Dr. Lovell teaches clinical psychology, psychology in the community (service-learning course), mentorship and facilitation, directed research in child health and wellness, and directed research in clinical psychology. Dr. Lovell is the Co-Principal Investigator of two research grants focused on teaching service learning to psychology students and supervises research students. Dr. Lovell is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of California.