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About Jessica Samuolis

Jessica Samuolis, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Psychology at Sacred Heart University. Dr. Samuolis joined Sacred Heart University in the Fall of 2011. Prior to joining SHU's Psychology 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.
She has been the faculty advisor for the Psychology Club.
Degrees: Ph.D. Fordham University, Applied Developmental Psychology; M.A. Fairfield University, Community Counseling; B.A. Fairfield University, Psychology and Spanish.


September 2019 - Present Associate Professor Psychology, Sacred Heart University Psychology Department
September 2011 - August 2019 Assistant Professor Psychology, Sacred Heart University Psychology Department


2018 - Present Connecticut Healthy Campus Initiative
Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Opioid Use Awareness and Prevention
Colleague(s): Victoria Osborne
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Honors and Awards

  • Naclerio Faculty Scholars Program Award 2016/2017
  • Tenure and promotion 2019


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

Contact Information

Humanities Center of Acad Bldg
College of Arts and Sciences


Recent Works (2)

Articles (21)

Contributions to Books (1)