Jennifer Winquist, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology

Dickmeyer Hall 219
219.464.6841
jennifer.winquist@valpo.edu

Biography

Jennifer Winquist joined the faculty in 1999. Her background is in Social Psychology and she primarily teaches courses focused on research methods and statistics. Over the years she has done research in the fields of group decision making, depression, and rumination. Her current focus is on applying research on learning and memory to the classroom. As part of this work she has written a Statistics textbook and is currently working on an Introductory Research Methods and Statistics book. In addition, Dr. Winquist welcomes students into her lab, where students conduct high quality replications. When she isn’t at work, Dr. Winquist and her husband enjoy time with their twins, hiking, gaming, and playing bass guitar.

Education

PhD. in Social Psychology from University of Illinois at Chicago
M.A. in Social Psychology from University of Illinois at Chicago
B.A. in Psychology from Purdue University

Courses Taught

PSY 111: Lab in General Experimental Psychology
PSY 201: Statistical Methods
PSY 202: Research Methods
PSY 370: Lab in Advanced Design and Analysis

Research Interests

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Replication

Selected Contributions

Carlson, K., & Winquist, J. (2017). Introduction to Statistics: An Active Learning Approach. (2nd Edition). Sage.

Butler, A., Winquist, J., Abraham, M., & Wetherell, G. (2018). Intervention reduces beliefs in learning styles in an introductory psychology lab. Poster presented at the 2018 National Institute for the Teaching of Psychology.

Abraham, M., Butler, A., Winquist, J., & Wetherell, G. (2018). Teaching Confounds in a General Psychology Lab. Poster presented at the 2018 meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association.

Winquist, J., & Carlson, K. (2014). Flipped statistics class results: Better performance than lecture over one year later. Journal of Statistics Education, 22, (3).

Recognitions

Grant from the United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation
Valparaiso University, Philip and Miriam Kapfer Endowed Faculty Research Award
Valparaiso University, University Research Professorship

Memberships

Association for Psychological Science
Society for the Teaching of Psychology
Midwestern Psychological Association

 

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