Jennifer Reinke

Human Development and Family Studies

Office: 144 Heritage Hall
Phone: 715/232-1405


Ph.D. Family Social Science

  • University of Minnesota

M.A. Family Life Education

  • Concordia University - St. Paul

B.A. Psychology

  • University of Minnesota

Research Interests

Families affected by special health care needs, specifically Autism Spectrum Disorder, best practice in family-centered care, and effective teaching practices in family studies

Selected Publications:

Hewitt, A. S., Agosta, J., Heller, T., Cameron Williams, A., & Reinke, J. (2013). Families of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities: Policy, funding, services and experiences. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 51(5), (in press).

Hewitt, A. S., Nord, D., Bogenschutz, M., & Reinke, J. (2013). Community living. Inclusion, 1(1), 17-27.

Sedlezky, L., Reinke, J., Larson, S. & Hewitt, A. (2013). National Frontline Supervisor Competencies. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Research and Training Center on Community Living, Institute on Community Integration. 

Courses Taught

Assistant Professor

  • Department of Human Development and Family Studies

    • HDFS 115 Healthy Couple Relationships (2 sections)

    • HDFS 310/510 Family Stress, Coping and Adaptation

    • HDFS 320/520 Divorced, Single Parent and Remarried Family