Jennifer Tackett, Ph.D
B.S. Texas A&M University (Psychology)
M.A., Ph.D. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, (Clinical Science and Psychopathology Research)
Professor Tackett conducts
research that spans the areas of
developmental psychopathology, personality
measurement and development, behavioral
genetics, and statistics, measurement, and
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.