Research Fellow, SSRC; Assistant Professor of Psychology, MSU
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Texas
Phone: (662) 325-1022
Dr. Jacquin is an assistant professor in the psychology department at Mississippi State University. She is also a licensed clinical psychologist. Dr. Jacquin earned her doctoral and master’s degrees in clinical psychology (with a speciality in neuro-psychology) from the University of Texas at Austin. She received her bachelor’s in psychology from Northwestern University. Dr. Jacquin’s primary research relates to the interface between psychology and the law. She is currently conducting several studies in this area, including a public opinion survey on correctional practices in the state of Mississippi, an investigation of the relationship between problem solving skills and use of force in rural and urban police officers and an examination of the influence of media messages on juror decisions in an infanticide case. Dr. Jacquin has received grant funding to support much of this (and past) research. She has also published the results of her work in refereed journals. Dr. Jacquin is also involved in research in the neuroscience area. For example, she is collaborating on a project related to cognitive deficits associated with chemotherapy in breast cancer patients. Dr. Jacquin’s extensive clinical experience includes conducting assessments and psychotherapy with a variety of populations.