Jennifer R. Mailloux, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychological Science, earned a doctoral degree in biopsychology (2001) and a master’s degree in psychology (1998) from Stony Brook University, and bachelor’s degrees in in psychology and art history (1995) from Fairfield University. Prior to joining the UMW faculty in 2003, she completed a post-doctoral research associateship at the John B. Pierce Laboratory at Yale University. Broadly, her research interests are in the area of sensory information processing. Specifically, she is interested in the perceived and actual processing of weak external and internal body sensations, and how the processing of those sensations influences a variety of behaviors, for example, sexual satisfaction, object recognition, and eating behaviors. She has co-authored peer-reviewed articles in journals titled, Behavioural Processes, Biological Psychology, Personality and Individual Differences, and Psychosomatic Medicine. She is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Virginia Association for Psychological Science. Furthermore, she is an active member of the UMW chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. In addition to mentoring independent research students, she has taught a number of courses at UMW, including Introductory Statistics for Psychology, Advanced Statistics for Psychology, Biological Psychology, Sensation and Perception, Psychology of Human Sexuality, Psychopharmacology, Psychology in Europe, and Research Seminar in Biological Psychology.