Jessie Gentilella

Entered the Program: Fall 2022



Hometown: Mystic, CT



Current program: M.A., Human Development and Family Sciences



Previous Education: 

  • B.A., Human Development and Family Sciences, University of Connecticut



Research Interests: 

  • Weight stigma and weight bias internalization
  • Romantic relationships
  • Approaches to body image and body acceptance



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Assistantship Experience:

  • Graduate Assistant, Early College Experience (ECE) program in Connecticut high schools, present
  • Teaching Assistant, HDFS 1070, Spring 2023
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