Jennifer M. Loya

Jennifer M. Loya

Jennifer M. Loya

Graduate Research Assistant

Clinical Psychology: Substance use, borderline personality disorder, and suicidal behavior among incarcerated individuals

Jenn is a sixth-year doctoral candidate in the Clinical Psychology program and works with Drs. June Tangney and Jeff Stuewig in the Human Emotions Research Lab. Prior to attending George Mason University, Jenn was a research assistant in the Department of Psychology at University of Maryland, College Park, working on longitudinal and experimental studies examining impulsivity, risk-related behaviors, and emotion dysregulation. Her current research examines substance misuse and borderline personality disorder among individuals formerly incarcerated in jail, as well as suicidal behavior within correctional facilities. Jenn is currently completing her clinical internship within the Adult DBT Service Placement at Yale School of Medicine.

Education

MA in Psychology, George Mason University (2017)
BS in Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park (2012)