Jean is doctoral student at Florida State University and a clinical psychology intern at the University of Chicago Medicine. She will be joining the faculty of Ohio University in January 2019.
Jean earned her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology summa cum laude at Miami University, in Oxford, Ohio, as a Harrison Scholar in 2011. She will graduate from Florida State University with a PhD in Clinical Psychology in August 2018. During graduate school, she received a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (F31) from the National Institute of Mental Health. Jean's dissertation, "Longitudinal Follow-up of Purging Syndromes: Outcome and Predictors" was partially funded through experiment.com (see Long-Term Outcome of Purging Disorder).
Jean has 15 peer review publications studying risk and maintenance factors for eating disorders, including one paper examining what the experience of feeling out of control while eating means for women with purging disorder.
Jean plans to continue her research studying the factors that maintain eating disorders, including hormonal factors, in hopes of informing more effective treatment development. For more information on her research, please see her Google Scholar and ResearchGate pages.