Jessica King McLaughlin

Jessica King


PhD Student

What I do

Teach Masters-level courses on social policy analysis, with an emphasis on the importance of decoloization and dismantling white supremacist and patriarchal systems that disproportionately harm marginalized communities


aging and gerontology, clinical social work, public policy

Professional Biography

Jessica King McLaughlin has a BA in psychology from Emory University, an MSW from Boston College, and her PhD from the University of Denver's Graduate School of Social Work. King's work with multigenerational families over the course of her career motivates her research interests in caregiver burden, gerontology, and workforce policy implications for caregivers.


  • Ph.D., Social Work , University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work
  • MSW, Mental Health , Boston College School of Social Work, 2013
  • BA, Psychology, Emory University, 2008

Licensure / Accreditations

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Professional Affiliations

  • Other