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Jennifer Jill Harman, Ph.D. is an accomplished and awarded teacher, and has published many peer-reviewed articles and text books on intimate relationships, such as The Science of Relationships: Answers to your Questions about Dating, Marriage and Family. She is also frequently interviewed as a relationship expert by national and international news outlets (Chicago Tribune, the Denver Post, NY Magazine,, and the Irish Independent) and writes for media outlets such as The Conversation, and is republished on thousands of other news sites (e.g. Associated Press, Raw Story). Her 2016 TEDx talk on parental alienation showcases several ideas from her most recent co-authored and well received book, Parents Acting Badly: How Institutions and Society Promote the Alienation of Children from their Loving Families. She has also been an editor and regular contributor to, a relationship science resource for the on-line community. Her column, "Adventures in Dating: Memoirs of a Single Mom" and "Adventures in Dating: Memoirs of Midlife Relationships" drew a large audience, and she has answered questions submitted by readers about their relationships for the Science of Us (NY Magazine).

She is available for radio, TV, and public speaking engagements (for an example, see here), and has appeared on news networks such Sirius Radio, Colorado Public Radio (Colorado Matters), Fox News, and CBS. For a sample of her radio interviews, click here and here. Dr. Harman is also available to facilitate half and full day seminars on a variety of topics, such as dating, communication, coping with transgressions, etc. Fees depend on cost of travel, size of the group, and length of the program. She also provides relationship coaching to individuals, couples, friends, and families using over 18 years of personal counseling, teaching, and research experience. Fees and length of services vary, so please inquire if interested.

Jennifer Jill Harman, Ph.D., received her Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Connecticut in 2005, and specializes in the study of intimate relationships. She also has two masters degrees from Teacher's College, Columbia University in psychological counseling, and served as a family and substance abuse counselor for several years prior to her entry into academia. She is currently an associate professor of psychology at Colorado State University and also has a consulting firm, Harman, Hogan & Shelley, LLC.

On a personal note, Dr. Harman is a single mother of two amazing elementary aged boys, and a step-mother in a blended family of 7. They live in Fort Collins, CO.