Jessica Samuolis, Ph.D.

Jessica Samuolis, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Samuolis joined Sacred Heart University in the Fall of 2011 as a full-time faculty member in the Psychology Department. Prior to joining the department she was a Research Scientist for a health promotion organization in New York where she worked on writing grants for federal funding to help develop and evaluate prevention programs for youth. Prior to that Dr. Samuolis completed a three-year postdoctoral fellowship in the School of Public Health at Columbia University.

Degrees and Certifications

    • Ph.D. Fordham University - Applied Developmental Psychology
    • M. A Fairfield University - Community Counseling
    • B.A. Fairfield University - Psychology and Spanish

Teaching Responsibilities

    • Introduction to Psychology
    • Advanced Psychological Research
    • Program Development and Evaluation
    • Foundations of Community Psychology

Research Interests & Grants

    Dr. Samuolis' research interests include adolescent and young adult identity development, the prevention of adolescent substance abuse, and program development and evaluation.

Publications and Presentations

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Location:
    Academic Building 219P3
    College of Arts and Sciences
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