Jennifer Winquist

Jennifer Winquist

Jennifer Winquist Professor of Psychology 219.464.6841 Dickmeyer Hall 219


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.


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

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).


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

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