Jennifer Banister

Jennifer Banister

Program Coordinator

Jennifer Banister is program coordinator with the Steve Hicks School of Social Work’s Texas Institute for Excellence in Mental Health. She received a masters of research in social anthropology from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland focusing on culture shock and education amongst British soldiers. In her position she handles the budgets, event planning and technology vetting and adaptation. Jennifer is an avid swing dancer and improv comedienne. She enjoys event managing for non-profits, dance, music and theatre festivals.


  • Master of Research in Social Anthropology, University of Aberdeen


John W. Hargis Hall (JHH)


Mailing Address

The University of Texas at Austin
Steve Hicks School of Social Work
1823 Red River St. 2.214
STOP R5300
Austin, TX 78712