About Dr. Renick
Jennifer Renick’s research is focused on the intersection of community, developmental, and educational psychology. Her research interests include school climate and sense of school belonging, specifically how to improve school climate and connection for historically underserved adolescents. Another area of her research includes best practices for ethical social science research, considering different community based and participatory approaches. She is a community-engaged researcher, with prior experience facilitating research-practice partnerships with both schools and educational nonprofit organizations, and conducting youth-participatory action research.
PhD, University of California, Irvine, 2022