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College of Arts and Sciences

Criminal Justice Program

Jennifer Tabler


Assistant Professor
307-766-2988 | AS 306

Academic Credits

Ph.D., 2016, University of Utah, Sociology.
M.S., 2013, University of Utah, Sociology.
B.A., 2010, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) summa cum laude, Sociology.

Academic Positions

  • University of Wyoming, Department of Criminal Justice, Assistant Professor.

Classes Taught

  • Medical Sociology
  • Sociology of Aging
  • Social Inequality
  • Sociology of Gender
  • Sociology of Aging
  • Research Methods
  • Race/Ethnicity and Health

Research Interests

  • Medical Sociology
  • Life Course Research
  • Aging
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Women’s Health
  • Health Disparities
  • Survey Research

Research Experience

Dr. Tabler is a medical sociologist with interests in mental health, aging and the lifecourse, and health disparities. Her current research focuses on examining the influence of eating disorders on women's transition to adulthood, as well as the gender gap in depression in later-life. Her community-based, interdisciplinary work focuses on health disparities among under-served populations, and making Laramie a more "age-friendly" community. She is also currently working on an interdisciplinary project exploring the measurement of sex, gender, and sexuality in top utilized surveys funded by an A&S interdisciplinary seed grant.

Other Activities

Dr. Tabler is the faculty sponsor for the RSO Ultimate Frisbee, and a member of Age-Friendly Wyoming (

Curriculum Vitae + Publication History


Contact Us

Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology

Dept. 3197 | A&S Building, Room 208

1000 E. University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-2988


1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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