Bertram, Jessica M.

PhD Student
Jessica M. Bertram
Contact Information

Previous Education

  • BSW, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green
  • MSW, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green

Background and Professional Experience

Jessica M. Bertram came to the University of Alabama from Bowling Green, Kentucky in 2015.

Her background work has been with therapeutically leveled foster children, children with disabilities, and community development organizations. Prior to arriving in Alabama, Jessica worked at a therapeutic foster care agency working with the recruitment and retention of foster children.

Volunteer Work

Bertram has volunteered at a homeless resource center and therapeutic children’s camp for children with physical/mental disabilities or diseases.

Research Interests

Bertram hopes to explore the connections between alternative theories — specifically animal assisted therapy — and militaries across the world while at the University of Alabama.