Mary Jean Amon, M.A.
Mary Jean is a graduate student in the University of Cincinnati Psychology department. Her research aims to foster greater equality for women and other disadvantaged populations through developing empirically validated community interventions. After receiving a Masters in Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University and moving to UC, Mary Jean began a Research Assistantship position in Dr. Rachel Kallen’s Social Identity and Diversity (SID) laboratory, studying objectification of women and stereotype threat. She is also part of Dr. Steven Howe’s Evaluation, Program, Planning, and Policy (EP3) laboratory where she is being mentored in program design, implementation, and evaluation. At Innovations, a community research and consultation center within Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) run by Dr. Monica Mitchell, she is gaining experience in community work and consultation.