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Jennifer Zimmerman

  • Senior Professional Lecturer
  • ​​​​PhD​ 
  • Psychology
  • (773) 325-4623
  • ​​​Byrne Hall, Room 518​       

PhD, Experimental Psychology, DePaul University, 2010
MA, Experimental Psychology, DePaul University, 2006
BA, Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2004

Major Areas of Interest
  • Ideological beliefs
  • System justification and resistance
  • Legitimacy
  • Status differences
  • Social Justice
  • Meaning
Representative Sample of Publications
Reyna, C., & Zimmerman, J. L. (2017). Issues of status and power in interracial problems and solutions. In A. Blume (Ed.), Social Issues in Living Color: Challenges and Solutions from the Perspective of Ethnic Minority Psychology (Vol. 1, pp. 231-260). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger. 

Zimmerman, J., & Reyna, C. (2013). The meaning and role of ideology in system justification and resistance for high and low status people. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 105, 1-23.​​​