Jami Pittman

Jami Pittman

Jami Pittman


Jami C. (she, her, hers) is a Clinical Psychology Ph.D. candidate whose research, community engagement, clinical, and life interests can best be distilled to black femme liberation, in any iteration. 

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Research Focus

With her advisor, Dr. Valerie A. Simon, Jami is currently examining the interplay of facets of early adolescent interpersonal development, including those related to friendships, romantic and sexual relationships and experiences, and interpersonal violence exposure, in young, mostly Black or African American adolescent girls.


 Leath, S., Pittman, J.C., Grower, P., Ward, L.M. (2020). Steeped in Shame: An Exploration of Family Sexual Socialization among Black College Women. Psychology of Women Quarterly. https://doi.org/10.1177/0361684320948539

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