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Jenae Bluhm

PhD Student

Biography

Jenae is from Olathe, KS (Greater Kansas City area). She received her B.S. in Family Life from Brigham Young University. Her current faculty advisors are Dr. Heidi Stolz and Dr. Spencer Olmstead. Jenae has a variety of research interests, which include gender roles/work and family balance, Critical Race Theory, and sexual consent.

Honors and Awards

  • 2019 Graduate Research Assistantship 2019 Seaton Graduate Fellowship
  • 2019 Tennessee Fellowship for Graduate Excellence 
  • 2018 Half-tuition Academic Brigham Young University Scholarship
  • 2018 John and Minnie Olsen Domgaard Scholarship
  • 2018 Olive D. Fagg and Hilda L. Johnson Scholarship
  • 2018 School of Family Life Academy Membership
  • 2016 Half-tuition Academic Brigham Young University Scholarship

Research

2019–present Graduate Research Assistant, Dr. Spencer Olmstead, Department of

Child and Family Studies, University of Tennessee

2019–present Graduate Research Assistant, Dr. Heidi Stolz, Department of Child and Family Studies, University of Tennessee

2018–2019 Research Assistant, Dr. Chelom Leavitt, School of Family Life, Brigham Young University

2018 Research Assistant, Dr. Dean Busby, School of Family Life, Brigham Young University

2018 Research Assistant, Dr. Brian Willoughby, School of Family Life, Brigham Young University


Education

B.S. • 2019 • Family Life, Brigham Young University

Curriculum Vitae


Professional Service

2019–present Member, The Child and Family Studies Graduate School Organization Community Service

2019–present Instructor, Women’s Organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Knoxville, TN.

2017–2019 Leader, Women’s Organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day

Saints, Provo, UT.


Publications

Busby, D., Bluhm, J., & Leonhardt, N. Body-Esteem, religiosity, and sexual experience: associations with well-being and relationship satisfaction.

Presentations:

Bluhm, J. (2019, April). And they were not ashamed: can women enjoy religion and sex? Poster presented at the Fulton Research Conference, Brigham Young University.

Bluhm, J. (2018, April). Body-esteem, religiosity, and sexual experience: Associations with well-being and relationship outcomes. Poster presented at the Fulton Research Conference, Brigham Young University.

Community Presentations

Bluhm, J., (2018, September). Pornography and Latter-day Saints. Presentation for Religious Meeting at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Provo, UT.

Other Presentations

Farish, E., Bluhm, J., & Lindsay, T. (2018, Dec.) A great personality: the effects of
personality and attachment on partner communication effectiveness. Presentation for Applied Statistics in the Social Sciences class, Brigham Young University.

Bluhm, J. (2018, Nov.) Social exchange theory: An evaluation. Presentation for Theories of HDFS class, Brigham Young University.

Bluhm, J. (2018, Sept.) Family systems in real life. Presentation for Theories of
HDFS class, Brigham Young University.


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