Jennifer Reynolds, PhD
Jennifer’s areas of expertise include youth risk prevention, the convergence of gambling and gaming, and visual- and arts-based research methodologies.
Jennifer Reynolds has focused her career on gambling. Before joining CCSA in June 2020, she worked as a postdoctoral fellow with the Research Chair on Gambling at Concordia University. She also served two years as manager of special projects at the Responsible Gambling Council and 13 years as a project manager with the Public Health Gambling Project at the University of Toronto.
As part of her work, Jennifer developed the first-ever best practices for preventing youth gambling problems and has earned international recognition for this work. She has also led in developing and implementing knowledge mobilization plans for engaging youth who gamble.
Jennifer has a BA specializing in psychology from the University of Guelph, an MEd from Brock University, and a PhD from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto. She joined CCSA to work with partners to identify and help to dissolve barriers, and to promote reflective practices across both research and practice.
In her free time, Jennifer is an avid photographer who enjoys hiking with her puppy, Ernie.