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Jennifer Savoie

Ph.D., Graduate Center of the City University of New York, Animal Behavior & Comparative Psychology


Department of Psychology
Hunter College, Room 608 HN
695 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10065
Tel: (212) 396-6370




Jennifer Savoie earned her Ph.D. from the CUNY Graduate Center in Psychology with a specialization in Animal Behavior and Comparative Psychology. Through a comparative approach, Dr. Savoie has investigated the perceptual and cognitive abilities of animals, with a specific focus on how hemispheric specializations influence social behaviors. Her general research interests include animal behavior, cognition, communication, and welfare.

At Hunter College, Dr. Savoie has taught courses in animal behavior, developmental psychology, and research methods. She has also actively contributed to initiatives aimed at developing and sharing open-access course materials. 

Dr. Savoie joins the Psychology Department as a Doctoral Lecturer and as the Internship Coordinator for the Animal Behavior & Conservation Master's program.