Jessica Samuolis, Ph.D.

Jessica Samuolis, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor , Psychology

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 and 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:
    Humanities Center of Acad Bldg HC*219P3
    College of Arts and Sciences
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