Dr. Jessica Fish is a human development and family science scholar whose research focuses on the health and well-being of sexual and gender minority (i.e., lesbian/gay, bisexual, and transgender) people and their families. Broadly, Dr. Fish studies the sociocultural and interpersonal factors that shape the development and health of sexual and gender minority youth and adults. Her overarching goal is to identify modifiable factors that contribute to sexual and gender minority health disparities in order to inform developmentally-sensitive policies, programs, and prevention strategies that promote the health of sexual and gender minority people across the life course.
2014 | PhD, Florida State University, Family and Child Sciences: Specialization in Family Relations
2010 | MS, Purdue University Calumet, Child Development and Family Studies: Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy
2008 | BS, Central Michigan University, Family Studies and Psychology
FMSC 302 | Research Methods in Family Science
FMSC 432 | Adult Development and Aging in Families
Volunteer and credit-based research assistantship positions are available in my research lab. If you are a graduate or undergraduate student who is interested in working with our lab, please complete this application form.
If you are a prospective graduate student interested in doing research with LGBTQ health and families, please contact me at email@example.com.
For a complete list of publications, please see my Google Scholar profile.
Fish, J. N., Moody, R. Grossman, A. H., & Russell, S. T. (in press). LGBTQ community-based youth organizations: Who participates and what difference does it make? Journal of Youth and Adolescence. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-019-01129-5