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   Jennifer Tackett, Ph.D

Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Toronto

Education:
      B.S. Texas A&M University (Psychology)
       M.A., Ph.D. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, (Clinical Science and Psychopathology Research)
Research Interests:

Professor Tackett conducts research that spans the areas of developmental psychopathology, personality measurement and development, behavioral genetics, and statistics, measurement, and classification.

Specifically, she has researched topics such as personality-psychopathology relationships in adults and children, classification issues in the domain of Conduct Disorder, and personality structure in middle childhood.

Presently, she is continuing to investigate personality-psychopathology relationships across the lifespan and pursuing methods for measuring personality in childhood. Current research also includes utilizing behavior genetic methods to better understand personality and externalizing disorders.