Professor of Psychology
Professional Diploma in Clinical Psychology, Adelphi University
Ph.D., Social Psychology, Adelphi University
M.A., Social Psychology, Adelphi University
B.S., Psychology, The College of William and Mary
Office: 119 Franco Building
Dr. Jennifer Hillman is a Professor of Psychology in the Applied Psychology program at Penn State Berks and a licensed Psychologist in the state of Pennsylvania. Hillman's primary research interests include HIV/AIDS and other STDs in aging, Viagra and other PDE-5 inhibitors, sexual and aggressive problem behaviors in long term care, women’s issues in aging, and grandparents of children with autism. She has published more than two dozen peer-reviewed articles and four books, and was awarded Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America for her outstanding contributions to the field of aging. Hillman also received a Penn State University Teaching Fellow Award, and teaches courses in clinical, abnormal, health, and social psychology as well as adult development and aging.
Most Recent Publications:Hillman, J. (in press). Sexuality and aging: Clinical perspectives. New York: Springer.
Hillman, J. (2011). A call for an integrated biopsychosocial model to address fundamental disconnects in an emergent field: An introduction to the special issue on “sexuality and aging.” Ageing International, 36, 303-312.