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Faculty Biography | Jacqueline Weinstock

Jacqueline Weinstock

Jacqueline Weinstock, Ph.D.Associate Professor

Contact Information:
Living & Learning Center C-138
(802) 656-2058

Jacqueline (Jackie) S. Weinstock, PhD, is Associate Professor in the Human Development & Family Studies Program, an undergraduate program within the College of Education and Social Services at the University of Vermont (UVM). She is also an affiliated faculty member in the Women's and Gender Studies Program at UVM, which offers a minor in Sexuality and Gender Identity Studies. A lifespan developmental psychologist by training with a focus on adult development and aging, her scholarship and teaching focus on the intersections of individual developmental factors and socio-cultural conditions as they affect life outcomes. Current areas of interest include lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender development, relationships and communities; promoting healthy aging; evaluating social justice programs and trainings; and understanding and promoting college student development, especially critical thinking, connected knowing and community engagement through service learning.

Areas of Expertise:

Academic Achievement; Aging/Gerontology; Applied Ethics; Family Studies; Gender Studies; Human Development and Identity; Psychology; Race and Racism; Social Institutions; Social Justice


Selected Publications

  • Weinstock, J. S. (2009). (My) stories of lesbian friendship. In P. L. Hammack & B. J. Cohler (Eds.), The story of sexual identity: Narrative perspectives on the gay and lesbian life course (pp. 177-205). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Weinstock, J., & Krehbiel, M. (2009). Fat youth as common targets for bullying. In E. Rothblum & S. Solovay (Eds.), The Fat Studies Reader (pp. 120-126). New York: New York University Press.
  • Weinstock, J. S., & Luhrs, P. (2006, May). A public brief on being old and LGBTQ in Vermont. A publication of The Vermont Queer Elders Project, a collaboration between The R.U.1.2? Queer Community Center & The University of Vermont, Burlington, VT.
  • Weinstock, J. S. (2006). Bisexual women's friendship experiences: Challenging identities, challenging friendships, challenging research. In M. P. Galupo (Ed.), Bisexual women: Friendship and social organization (pp. 129-140). Binghamton: Harrington Park Press. [Published simultaneously in Journal of Bisexuality, 6(3), 129-140.]
  • Weinstock, J. S. (2005, Spring). Old single lesbians: Not partnered, not alone. OutWord, Newsletter of the Lesbian and Gay Aging Issues Network, 11(4), pp. 5, 8.


  • Cert. in Gerontology/Aging Certificate from The University of Vermont
  • Ph.D. in Experimental/Developmental Psychology from The University of Vermont
  • M.S. in Experimental/Developmental Psychology from The University of Vermont