Jenny Terry

Jenny Terry

Doctoral Researcher & Doctoral Tutor

University of Sussex, School of Psychology


Jenny Terry (she/her) is a Doctoral Researcher and Doctoral Tutor in the School of Psychology at the University of Sussex (2019 – 2022). She is also a temporary Lecturer at the University of Brighton, teaching research methods and statistics.

Jenny’s PhD combines her enthusiasm for improving research methods in psychology with her substantive interests in statistics education by exploring the construct validity of statistics anxiety using a variety of psychometric and other quantitative methods.

Jenny also consults on psychometric scale development and provides statistical software training in R to non-academic clients.

Jenny is the PsyPAG Chair-Elect (2021-2023) and representative for the British Psychological Society’s Mathematical, Statistical, and Computing Psychology section (2020-2022) and is the founder of the RoSE (Researchers in Statistics Education) Network.


  • Psychometrics, Measurement, & Validity
  • Meta-Science
  • Statistics/Maths Education
  • Statistics Software
  • Emotions & Attitudes in Learning & Teaching
  • Non-Traditional/Under-Represented Groups in Higher Education


  • PhD Psychology, 2022 (in progress)

    University of Sussex

  • PG Cert Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, 2019

    University of Brighton

  • MRes Psychological Methods, 2018

    University of Sussex

  • BA (Hons) Applied Psychology and Sociology, 2017

    University of Brighton


  • University of Sussex, Brighton, Sussex, BN1 9RH