Michelle Loris, Ph.D., Psy.D.

Michelle Loris, Ph.D., Psy.D.

Associate Dean CAS/Chair, Catholic Studies

Michelle Loris is a Professor and the Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. She is the Faculty Advisor for Sigma Tau Delta, the student International English Honor Society, and one of the Faculty Football Mentors.

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education have named Professor Michelle Loris the 2013 Connecticut Professor of the Year. 

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Professor Loris has been an essential faculty member with Sacred Heart University for 40 years and was recognized for her accomplishments and dedication at SHU's 50th Founder's Day celebration.

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Degrees and Certifications

    • Doctorate in American Literature from Fordham University
    • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Antioch/New England Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Teaching Responsibilities

    19th and 20th Century American Fiction, Women’s Studies, the Common Core English course Literary Expressions of the Human Journey, Clinical Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and the Common Core Psychology course The Human Community: The Individual and Society.

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Office Location & Hours

  • Location:
    Catholic Studies
    Academic Bldg SC 128A
    College of Arts and Sciences

    Academic SC 128B
    College of Arts and Sciences
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