Jill Denner

Senior Research Scientist at Education Training Research
Jill Denner

Senior Research Scientist

Jill Denner, is a senior research scientist at Education Training Research, a non-profit organization in California. Dr. Jill Denner does applied research and evaluation with a focus on increasing the number of women, girls, and Latino students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Jill has also led the development of several after-school programs designed to increase diversity in computing fields.

Beyond Barbie and Mortal Kombat

Beyond Barbie and Mortal Kombat  by Jill Denner

Jill Denner has been principal investigator on 19 federal grants, written numerous peer-reviewed articles, and co-edited two books: Beyond Barbie and Mortal Kombat: New Perspectives on Gender and Gaming, published by MIT Press in 2008, and Latina Girls: Voices of Adolescent Strength in the U.S., published by NYU Press in 2006. She has also earned her Ph.D. in developmental psychology from Columbia University, Teachers College.