Jenny Terry

Jenny Terry

Lecturer & Doctoral Researcher

University of Sussex, School of Psychology

Biography

Jenny Terry (she/her) is a Lecturer in Psychological Methods and Doctoral Researcher in the School of Psychology at the University of Sussex.

Her PhD combines her enthusiasm for improving research methods in psychology with her substantive interests in statistics education by exploring the construct validity of statistics anxiety using a variety of psychometric and other quantitative methods.

She also consults on psychometric scale development and provides statistical software training in R/SPSS to non-academic clients.

Jenny is the Chair of the British Psychological Society’s postgraduate group, PsyPAG (2021-2023), postgraduate representative for the BPS’s Mathematical, Statistical, and Computing Psychology section (2020-2022), and is the founder of the RoSE (Researchers in Statistics Education) Network.

Interests

  • Statistics/Maths Education
  • Statistics Software
  • Psychometrics, Measurement, & Validity
  • Meta-Science
  • Big Team Science
  • Emotions & Attitudes in Learning & Teaching
  • Non-Traditional/Under-Represented Groups in Higher Education

Education

  • PhD Psychology, 2023 (in progress)

    University of Sussex

  • PG Cert Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, 2019

    University of Brighton

  • MRes Psychological Methods, 2018

    University of Sussex

  • BA (Hons) Applied Psychology and Sociology, 2017

    University of Brighton

Contact

  • University of Sussex, Brighton, Sussex, BN1 9RH