Madeline Jones Hebert


Entered the Program: Fall 2022

Hometown: Alexandria, LA

Current program: PhD, Human Development Family Science 

Previous Education: 

  • M.S., Psychology, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2022
  • B.S., Biochemistry, Spring Hill College, 2019 

Research Interests: 

  • LGBTQ+ couples and families
  • Interpersonal and institutional factors that impact LGBTQ+ youth well-being
  • Dual Religious and LGBTQ+ identity development and outcomes
  • Relationship formation and maintenance
  • Sexual Behavior and attitudes

Advising Committee:

Relevant Experiences:

University of Connecticut

  • Teaching Assistant, HDFS 1070 – Individual and Family Development, Spring 2024
  • Research Assistant for Assessment Committee, Fall 2023 – Spring 2024
  • Graduate Assistant Academic Advisor, HDFS Student Services Center, Fall 2022- Spring 2024
  • CLAS Summer Orientation Academic Advisor, Summer 2023
  • Research Assistant, DASH Lab, Spring 2023
  • Teaching Assistant, HDFS 4007W – Professional Communication in HDFS, Fall 2022

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

  • Instructor of Record, PSYC 110 – Introduction to Psychology, Fall 2021 and Spring 2022
  • Teaching Assistant, Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Summer 2021
    • PSYC 315 – Psychological Statistics, Summer 2021
    • PSYC 110 – Introduction to Psychology, Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
    • PSYC 340 – Theories of Personality, Spring 2021
    • PSYC 330 – Social Psychology, Fall 2020

Peer-Reviewed PUBLICATIONS

  • Lin, H. C., Knott, M., & Hebert, M. J. (2023). Romantic attachment security buffers the effect of stress on anxiety in college students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of American College Health, 1–6. https://doi.org/10.1080/07448481.2023.2220407
  • Abbot, D.M., Mollen, D., Anaya, E.J., Burnes, T. R., Jones, M. M., & Rukus, V. A. (2021) Providing sexuality training for psychologists: The role of predoctoral internship sites. American Journal of Sexuality Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/ 15546128.2021.1892555

Manuscripts Submitted for Review:

  • Hebert, M. J. & Lefkowitz, E. S. (2023). Sexual behavioral development. In S. T. Butler-Barnes, Encyclopedia of adolescence, (2nd ed.). Elsevier. [Manuscript submitted]. Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, University of Connecticut.

Manuscripts in Preparation:

  • Hebert, M. J., Del Farno, A. J., McCauley, P. S., & Lefkowitz, E. S. (2023). The association between loss of community connection and mental health in LGBTQ+ college students. [Manuscript in preparation.] Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, University of Connecticut.
  • Denes, A., Webber, K. T., Tucker, R.V., Gunning, J., Caba, A., Hebert, M. J., & Lefkowitz, E. (2023). LGBTQIA+ students’ identity gaps during semesters and academic breaks: Exploring links to social connection, stigma, and activism. [Manuscript in preparation]. Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, University of Connecticut.
  • Lefkowitz, E. S., Hanna-Walker, V., Hebert, M. J., Inman, N., & Denes, A. (2023) LGBTQ+ college students’ well-being across academic transitions. [Manuscript in preparation]. Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, University of Connecticut.
  • Hebert, M. J. & Lin, H.-C. (2023). Social distance from perceived non-conforming gender expression and sexual orientation. [Manuscript in preparation]. Department of Psychology, University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
  • Hebert, M. J. & Lin, H.-C. (2023). Assumptions Gone Awry: Changes in Social Distance After Assuming Sexual Orientation Based on Gender Expression. [Manuscript in preparation]. Department of Psychology, University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Contact Information
Emailmadeline.jones@uconn.edu
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