Allison Jessee portrait

Allison Jessee

Assistant Professor
Degree
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012
Office
JRC LL50
Phone
(651) 962-5035
Fax
651-962-5030
Mail
JRC LL56
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Academic History
Ph.D., Developmental Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012
B.A., Psychology, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX, 2005

Dr. Jessee is a developmental psychologist who specializes in early socioemotional development and family studies. Specifically, she studies the predictors and outcomes of parenting quality in families with infants and young children.  Dr. Jessee teaches Infancy and Childhood, Adolescence, and Lifespan Development. 


Expertise
Developmental Psychology
Family Studies

Selected Publications

Jessee, A., Mangelsdorf, S.C., Shigeto, A., & Wong, M.S. (2012). Temperament as a moderator of the
     effects of parental depressive symptoms on child behavior problems. Social Development, 21,
    
610-627.

Mangelsdorf, S.C., Laxman, D., & Jessee, A. (2011) Coparenting in Two-Parent Nuclear Families. In J.
     McHale and K. Lindahl (Eds.) Coparenting: Theory, Research and Clinical Applications, American
     Psychological Association Press.

Ostler, T., Jessee, A., & Bahar, O.S. (2010). The many faces of depression: Implications for home visits.
     Zero to Three.

Ostler, T., Bahar, O.S., & Jessee, A. (2010). Mentalization in children exposed to parental
     methamphetamine abuse: Relations to children’s mental health and behavioral outcomes.
     Attachment & Human Development, 12, 193-207.

Jessee, A., Mangelsdorf, S.C., Brown, G.L., Schoppe-Sullivan, S.J., Shigeto, A., & Wong, M. (2010).
     Parents’ differential susceptibility to the effects of marital quality on sensitivity across the first year.
     Infant Behavior & Development, 33, 442-452.

Fall 2014 Courses

Fall 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PSYC 200 - 02 Infancy & Childhood M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 JRC LL62
CRN: 42558 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Allison C. Jessee An introduction to issues and theories of development dealing with infancy, toddlerhood, and early and middle childhood. The course reviews the principles, theories, research and application of cognitive, emotional, personality, social and physical development. Also examined is how children develop the knowledge, skills, and personality characteristics that allow them to become successful adults as well as how differences among children come about. Prerequisite: PSYC 111 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PSYC 200 may not receive credit for PSYC 202.

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PSYC 402 - 01 Developmental Psych Research M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 JRC LL45
CRN: 42896 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Allison C. Jessee This laboratory course presents methods and designs in developmental research methodology. The course examines observational, experimental and quasi-experimental research as well as analyses, ethics, and other core issues in developmental psychology. Prerequisites: PSYC 200 or 202; and PSYC 212

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PSYC 402 - 51 Develop. Psych Research LAB M - - - - - - 1515 - 1715 JRC LL45
CRN: 42897 0 Credit Hours Instructor: Allison C. Jessee This laboratory course presents methods and designs in developmental research methodology. The course examines observational, experimental and quasi-experimental research as well as analyses, ethics, and other core issues in developmental psychology. Prerequisites: PSYC 200 or 202; and PSYC 212

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PSYC 478 - 01 Experiential Learning - - - - - - - -
CRN: 40955 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Allison C. Jessee

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J-Term 2015 Courses

J-Term 2015 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PSYC 200 - 01 Psy: Infancy & Childhood - T W R F - - 0900 - 1200 JRC LL62
CRN: 10230 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Allison C. Jessee An introduction to issues and theories of development dealing with infancy, toddlerhood, and early and middle childhood. The course reviews the principles, theories, research and application of cognitive, emotional, personality, social and physical development. Also examined is how children develop the knowledge, skills, and personality characteristics that allow them to become successful adults as well as how differences among children come about. Prerequisite: PSYC 111 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PSYC 200 may not receive credit for PSYC 202.

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Spring 2015 Courses

Spring 2015 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
FAST 400 - 01 Seminar in Family Studies M - - - - - - 1800 - 2115 JRC 222
CRN: 20131 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Allison C. Jessee This advanced capstone course for the Family Studies minor is a multidisciplinary seminar taken after a student has completed at least four courses in the Family Studies minor. The course incorporates a variety of methods, theories, and pedagogies drawn from the family studies paradigm. A substantial portion of the course will be devoted to student experience in the community and professions, including reflections and analyses that incorporate family studies scholarship. Prerequisite: PSYC 288 or SOCI 321 and three other courses from the list of approved courses for the minor.

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FAST 400 - 02 Seminar in Family Studies - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 JRC
CRN: 21542 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Allison C. Jessee This advanced capstone course for the Family Studies minor is a multidisciplinary seminar taken after a student has completed at least four courses in the Family Studies minor. The course incorporates a variety of methods, theories, and pedagogies drawn from the family studies paradigm. A substantial portion of the course will be devoted to student experience in the community and professions, including reflections and analyses that incorporate family studies scholarship. Prerequisite: PSYC 288 or SOCI 321 and three other courses from the list of approved courses for the minor.

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PSYC 200 - 01 Psych of Infancy & Childhood - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 JRC LL62
CRN: 20335 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Allison C. Jessee An introduction to issues and theories of development dealing with infancy, toddlerhood, and early and middle childhood. The course reviews the principles, theories, research and application of cognitive, emotional, personality, social and physical development. Also examined is how children develop the knowledge, skills, and personality characteristics that allow them to become successful adults as well as how differences among children come about. Prerequisite: PSYC 111 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PSYC 200 may not receive credit for PSYC 202.

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