Jenny Terry

Jenny Terry

Lecturer & Doctoral Researcher

University of Sussex, School of Psychology


Jenny Terry (she/her) is a Lecturer in Psychological Methods and Doctoral Researcher in the School of Psychology at the University of Sussex.

Jenny began teaching research methods and statistics at the undergraduate level in 2017-18 and began teaching R in 2018-19. She now co-convenes the first research methods module at Sussex, upon which she is responsible for introducing students to R and the module’s new peer-learning scheme. She has also recently lead teaching in Structural Equation Modelling, Multi-Level Modelling, and Meta-Analysis for Master’s students at Sussex.

Jenny’s PhD combines her enthusiasm for improving research methods in psychology with her substantive interests in statistics education by exploring the discriminant validity of statistics anxiety using a variety of psychometric and other quantitative methods, including the SMARVUS project - a multi-lab statistics education study.

Jenny is also the Founder and Director the RoSE (Researchers in Statistics Education) Network.


  • Statistics Education
  • R Pedagogy
  • Emotions & Attitudes in Learning & Teaching
  • Non-Traditional/Under-Represented Groups in Higher Education
  • Peer Learning
  • Psychometrics, Measurement, & Validity
  • Big Team Science
  • Meta-Science


  • PhD Psychology, (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