Jill DennerSenior Research Scientist at Education Training Research
Senior Research Scientist
Jill Denner, is a senior research scientist at Education Training Research, a non-profit organization in California. Dr. Jill Denner does applied research and evaluation with a focus on increasing the number of women, girls, and Latino students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Jill has also led the development of several after-school programs designed to increase diversity in computing fields.
Beyond Barbie and Mortal Kombat
Jill Denner has been principal investigator on 19 federal grants, written numerous peer-reviewed articles, and co-edited two books: Beyond Barbie and Mortal Kombat: New Perspectives on Gender and Gaming, published by MIT Press in 2008, and Latina Girls: Voices of Adolescent Strength in the U.S., published by NYU Press in 2006. She has also earned her Ph.D. in developmental psychology from Columbia University, Teachers College.