Jennifer Parham is the Director of Graduate Financial Assistance in UCF’s College of Graduate Studies. She received her Applied Sociology MA (2004), Instructional Technology – Instructional Systems MA (2005) and Doctor of Education (2014) from UCF. Her areas of interest include sociology of deviance, gender, and interpersonal violence. Her doctoral dissertation research focuses on the challenges graduate students face in academia and their definitions and understanding of appropriate academic sharing. She has taught Sociology of Deviant Behavior (SYP 3510), Sex Roles in Modern Society (SYD 3800), and General Sociology (SYG 2000).


Dr. Parham teaches courses in the areas of deviance and gender at UCF Department of Sociology.