Jackie Weinstock

Jackie Weinstock
Personal details

Born:
Died: -

Education

  • 2002 -

Pursing Gerontology Certificate at the Center for the Study of Aging, University of Vermont

  • 1993 - 1995

National Institute on Aging Postdoctoral Training (Research Methods in Adult Development and Aging), Methodology Center, College of Health and Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University

  • 1993 Ph.D.

Experimental/Developmental Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Vermont

  • 1989 M.A.

Experimental/Developmental Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Vermont

  • 1984 B.S.

Human Development and Family Studies, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University

Career

  • 05/02 - present

Associate Professor of Integrated Professional Studies, Human Development and Family Studies Program, University of Vermont, Burlington.

  • 08/96 - 05/02

Assistant Professor of Integrated Professional Studies, Human Development and Family Studies Program, University of Vermont, Burlington.

  • 08/95 - 07/96

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Liberal Studies Program, University of Washington, Tacoma.

  • 06/95 - 08/95

Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, Burlington.

Research Interests

  • Educational Strategies for Promoting Critical Thinking and Multicultural Understandings
  • Epistemological (Intellectual) and Ethical Development
  • Friendships in Adulthood and as Contexts for Adult Development
  • Heterosexism: Forms, Effects, and Prevention Efforts
  • Parent-Child Relationships Across the Lifespan
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Ally Developmental Issues
  • Promoting Reflective Practice Through Service-Learning Courses

Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association Member, with Division Memberships in:
  • Division 9: Society for th ePsychological Study of Social Issues
  • Division 35: Society for the Psychology of Women
  • Division 44: Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, & Bisexual Issues
  • Association for Women in Psychology
  • International Association for Relationship Research (IARR)
  • Society for Research in Adult Development

Legacy

Honors/Awards

  • Vermont Campus Compact Engaged Scholar Award Nomination (Spring, 2005).
  • Kroepsch-Maurice Teaching Award Nomination, Associate Professor Category (2004-2005, UVM).
  • Faculty Leadership Award (2002) LGBTQA Services of the Diversity and Equity Unit at UVM. For six years of excellence in service to the LGBTQA and UVM communities.
  • Planning Implementation Grant for Service-Learning (Fall, 2001), Fund for the improvement of Post-Secondary Education (FIPSE) and Vermont Campus Compact. Award Amount: $1,000.
  • The Weinstock Service Award (2001), LGBTQA Services. Award was created and named in my honor in 2001 for "Service and Honor to the UVM LGBT Community." Includes a $500 stipend to put towards LGBT service work.
  • Colin Higgins Courage Award Nomination (Spring, 2001), Colin Higgins Foundation, San Francisco. For lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer adults who have made strong impact in the lives of LGBTQ youth or the overall LGBTQ movement.
  • Award for Public Service (2000) for Community Service in the area of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues, by the Standing Committee for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Awareness, American College Personnel Association.
  • Women’s Studies Travel Grant, UVM (Spring, 2000).
  • Service-Learning Faculty Fellowship Award, Center for Teaching & Learning, UVM (1999-2000).
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, LGBTQA Coalition (1999-2000).
  • Outstanding Book Award Nomination (1998), Association for Women in Psychology

Selected Scholarly University, Community, and Professional Service

  • March 14, 2005 Invited Speaker, Board of Trustees Diversity Committee Meeting, Discussion of the President's Commission on LGBT Equity's Recommendation to add Gender Identidy and/or Expression to the University's Equal Opportunity/Non-Discrimination Policy.
  • February 2005 - Member, TransAction Vermont, a community organization working to pass H.478, the bill that proposes to add gender identity or expression to the list of protected classes in various Vermont State statutes.
  • February 2005 - December 2005 Consulting Editor, Psychology of Women Quarterly.
  • Fall 2004 - Fall 2005 Primary Investigator, Campus Climate Project. Sponsored by and in collaboration with the Office of Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity and the President's Commission on Diversity & Inclusion.
  • Fall 2004 - Member, UVM Women's and Gender Studies (formerly Women's Studies) Program Steering Committee.
  • Fall 2004 - Membership Co-Chair, Div. 44 (Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Issues) of the American Psychological Association.
  • Fall 2004 - Co-Founder and Member, Vermont Queer Elder Project, a collaborative project affiliated with RU12? Queer Community Center.
  • September, 2004 Member, Facilitation Team for the R.I.S.K. (Respect, Inclusion, Skills, Knowledge) Program, a community development program for all students living in the residence halls. Included training and facilitation session.
  • September 2, 2004 Educator and Discussion Facilitator for UVM's HR Management Group on Gender/Transgender Issues in Employment at UVM. Invited by Anna McDonald, Associate VP, Human Resources.
  • July 2004 - Chair, Board of Directors for SafeSpace, a social change and social service organization working to end physical, sexual, and emotional violence in the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQQ) Vermonters. On Board since July 2003.
  • August 2004 - October 2004 Member, UVM Working Group on Implications Regarding the Inclusion of Gender Idetity and/or Expression to the University's Non-Discrimination Policy; Chair Kathryn Friedman.
  • April 2004 Member, Advisory Committee of the UVM Office of Community-University Partnerships and Service-Learning.
  • Spring 2004 Member, Institutional Policies/Practices Subcommittee of the President's Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Equity.
  • Spring 2004 Member, Curriculum Subcommittee on the President's Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Equity.
  • Spring 2004 Member, Awards Nomination Committee, LGBTQA Services.
  • Spring 2004 Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Gender Identity Issues, President's Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Equity.
  • Spring 2004 Member, Planning Committee for "We Are Everywhere" Learning from and Supporting LGBT Elders" Conference sponsored by the UVM Department of Social Work and the RU12? Community Center, Burilngton, VT.
  • Fall 2003 -

Member, President's Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Equity (renamed Fall 2004 from President's Commission on the Status of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Members). Appointed by President Fogel.

  • Fall 2003 Faculty Advisor, UVM's Student Group, "Free to Be: The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Alliance" (with a Co-Faculty Advisor for Fall 2000 through January 2001).
  • 2003 - 2004 Member, Faculty Search Committee for Family & Consumer Sciences. Chair: Professor Larry Shelton.
  • Fall 2003 Member, Faculty Advisory Committee for Academic Support Programs.
  • Fall 2003

Member, Transgender Day of Remembrance Organizing Committee.

  • Fall 2002 - Spring 2003 Volunteer research and education/training consultant for Greater Boston LGBT Aging Project, serving the needs of LGBT elders and educating service providers about LGBT elder needs, Boston, MA.
  • Fall 2002 - Spring 2003 Volunteer for Boston GLASS Community Center, serving LGBTIQ youth. Boston, MA.