Jennifer Mather is Professor of Psychology at the University of Lethbridge.
She received a B.A. in Biology from University of British Columbia in 1964, a M.Sc. in Biology from Florida State University in 1972 and a Ph.D. in Psychology from Brandeis University in Boston in 1978. Mather held a Research Assistant Professor position as a University Research Fellow from 1980 to 1985 at University of Western Ontario, and came to the University of Lethbridge in her second five-year term as a Fellow, as an Assistant Professor in 1985. Since then she has been a Professor in the Department of Psychology.
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