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Dr. Jennifer HillmanProfessor of Psychology

Professional Diploma in Clinical Psychology, Adelphi University

Ph.D., Social Psychology, Adelphi University

M.A., Social Psychology, Adelphi University

B.S., Psychology, The College of William and Mary

e-mail: JLH35@psu.edu
Phone: 610-396-6147
Fax: 610-396-6026
Office: 119 Franco Building


Dr. Jennifer Hillman is a Professor of Psychology in the Applied Psychology program at Penn State Berks and a licensed Psychologist in the state of Pennsylvania. Hillman's primary research interests include HIV/AIDS and other STDs in aging, Viagra and other PDE-5 inhibitors, sexual and aggressive problem behaviors in long term care, women’s issues in aging, and grandparents of children with autism. She has published more than two dozen peer-reviewed articles and four books, and was awarded Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America for her outstanding contributions to the field of aging. Hillman also received a Penn State University Teaching Fellow Award, and teaches courses in clinical, abnormal, health, and social psychology as well as adult development and aging.

Most Recent Publications:

Hillman, J., & Hinrichsen, G. A. (2014). Promoting an affirming and competent practice with older lesbian and gay adults. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 45, 269-277.

Hillman, J. (2012). Sexuality and aging: Clinical perspectives. New York: Springer.