Jennifer Rineer

Research psychologist

Jennifer Rineer


  • PhD, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Portland State University
  • MS, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Portland State University
  • BA, Psychology, University of Pennsylvania
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Jennifer Rineer is an expert in the health and well-being of employees and organizations. As a member of our Workplace Health and Safety team, she applies her academic background in industrial and organizational psychology to surveys, qualitative studies, employee trainings, and evaluations on worker health, job-related stress, diversity and inclusion, and related topics.

Currently, Dr. Rineer serves as co-principal investigator for a Department of Justice-funded project to develop programs to reduce stress for law-enforcement officers across the United States. She also manages a suite of evaluations of state programs designed to increase the capacity of after-school program staff to promote healthy eating and physical activity for young students during after-school hours.

Dr. Rineer joined RTI in 2015. Her professional background includes several positions conducting research on employment-related issues for the Center for Parental Leave Leadership, Catalyst, Inc., and the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, among others. She is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the Society for Occupational Health Psychology, and the Society for Human Resource Management.

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