Orange Alert

Neuroscience Welcomes Two New Professors

Jakubiak and Woolf

Posted on: Jan. 18, 2018

The  Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Studies Program is pleased to welcome two new faculty members – Drs. Brittany Jakubiak and Sarah  Woolf-King.

Dr. Jakubiak’s  research interests center on understanding how interpersonal support processes that regulate stress, encourage autonomous goal pursuit, and enhance relationship quality across the lifespan. Her teaching interests relate to basic and advanced social psychology courses as well as statistics and research methods courses. To visit her faculty page, click here.  

Dr. Woolf-King is conducting NIH-funded research on the intersection between substance use and HIV/AIDS. The overarching goal of her work is to inform the development of behavioral and psychological interventions that can enhance the well-being of patients and families coping with chronic medical conditions. She is currently supported by a Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01AA021671) from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) to collect intensive longitudinal data on substance use and sexual risk behavior among HIV-positive men. To visit her faculty page, click here.