Jane Nofer

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Faculty Member, Division of Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience


Jane Nofer Poskanzer, PhD is a clinical psychologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other related disorders. She is currently Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Medical School at the University of Minnesota, where she works in the Autism and Neurodevelopment Clinic.

Dr. Nofer earned her Bachelor's degree in English from Haverford College, and her master's and doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology from Emory University. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard School of Medicine, and a post-doctoral fellowship at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital/Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Nofer has served people with autism and their families in a variety of settings since 1984, including university centers such as the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and The University of Chicago Hospitals, as well as in service agencies and schools.She has taught, supervised, and mentored students from a variety of fields and at many levels, including post-doctoral psychology fellows, pre-doctoral psychology students, medical fellows and students, and undergraduates. Dr. Nofer frequently presents to the community in order to broaden understanding and acceptance of individuals with autism.


PhD in Clinical Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
MA in Clinical Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Clinical Internship,
Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Post-Doctoral Fellowship,
Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio, United States



Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience
2025 E. River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55414