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Jennifer Burnette


Department of Psychology

Poe Hall 640


Jeni L. Burnette is a Professor of Psychology at North Carolina State University. She received her undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina and completed her Ph.D. in Psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University. Jeni’s research applies basic social psychological theories to understanding fundamental social issues such as reducing rates of depression in youth. She primarily focuses on how to implement growth mindset interventions in ways that foster self-regulation and improve health. She also helps organizations develop growth mindset cultures. Her work has been published in journals including Psychological Bulletin, Psychological Science, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, and Personality and Social Psychological Bulletin.