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Jelenny Marquez, Ph.D.

Jelenny Marquez

Adjunct Professor

Email: jmarquez [at] desu.edu


  • Ph.D., Psychology, Walden University, 2023
  • M.S., Work Delaware State University, 2023, Master of Public Administration, Bellevue University, 2010
  • M.S., Criminal Justice, Florida International University, 2005
  • B.S., Criminal Justice, Florida International University, 2003

Research Interests

Dr. Marquez’s research interests include investigating burnout in helping professions; addressing health equity in youth programming; experiences in foster caring.

Areas of expertise

  • Public Health
  • Mentoring/Coaching
  • Team Building
  • Proficient in Multiple Languages

Consultation Expertise

I am Jelenny Marquez, Ph.D., a multifaceted professional with a diverse educational and experiential background that spans psychology, social work, public administration, and criminal justice. My academic achievements include a Doctorate in Psychology with a specialization in Health Psychology, coupled with Master’s degrees in Social Work, Public Administration, and Criminal Justice, grounding me in a multidisciplinary approach to problem-solving.

I am fluent in Spanish and proficient in utilizing technology-based learning tools, curriculum development, and distance learning methodologies, equipping me to engage effectively in today’s educational and therapeutic landscapes. My skills extend to supervision and leadership, training and development, conflict resolution.