Jessica Flannery

Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology, University of Oregon

Jessica is a clinical psychology doctoral candidate at the University of Oregon, with an emphasis in pediatric neuroimaging. Her research focuses on identifying how stress "gets under the skin" to influence trajectories of mental health and health risk behaviors during sensitive periods of development. She specifically focuses on social and emotional brain function and the gut microbiota and psycho-social factors that may act to buffer or protect the developing systems from perturbations.


  • 2013–present
    MS, Clinical Psychology Doctoral Candidate


  • 2017
    Diurnal cortisol after early institutional care—Age matters, Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience
  • 2017
    Neurodevelopmental changes across adolescence in viewing and labeling dynamic peer emotions, Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience