Chris Palmer

Chris Palmer

Doctoral Student in Clinical Psychology
Graduate teaching Assistant



Chris Palmer

 Chris is a third-year clinical psychology doctoral student in Dr. Simon’s laboratory. He is primarily interested in studying interpersonal development/functioning, psychosocial health, and how factors such as violence exposure, traumatic stress, and marginalization can impact these domains among adolescent populations. He is particularly interested in research focused on sexual and gender minority youth.


B.A., Psychology, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH

Selected publications

  •  Palmer, C. W., & Francis, S. E. (2023). The Role of Family Rejection of Gender Expression on Minority Stress and Mental Health of Sexual and Gender Minority Adolescents. Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 1-16.

Courses taught by Chris Palmer

Spring-Summer Term 2024 (current)

Spring-Summer Term 2023

Winter Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

Spring-Summer Term 2022

Winter Term 2022