Jamie Atkins

Jamie Atkins

Introductory Psychology Lab Instructor and Animal Facilities Manager

Olin-Rice Science Center, 328
Telephone: 651-696-6107

Office Hours

Tuesday: 8:30 – 9:30 AM
Wednesday: 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Jamie is the laboratory instructor for the Introduction to Psychology labs and also serves as the manager of the college’s Animal Facilities. In this role Jamie manages the care and husbandry of vertebrate animals used in classroom and independent research at Macalester College.

Jamie came to Macalester after working for several years in the psychology field. Her previous employers include the Colorado Department of Corrections working with inmates involved in alcohol and drug services, as well as People Incorporated working with clients with mental illness living in the community.

Outside of her work Jamie enjoys spending time with her husband and two young boys. For relaxation Jamie continues to play soccer with her college team, run in various races around the metro area, and watch Minnesota hockey with her family.

  • BS: Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • MA: University of Colorado, Colorado Springs