Jillian C. Marshall

Jillian C. Marshall

Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Joined Connecticut College: 2012

B.A., Mercyhurst University
M.A., Connecticut College


Impact of stress and anxiety on memory formation

Animal models of spatial learning

Factors that affect circadian rhythms and sleep architecture

Jillian Marshall teaches PSY 100: Introduction to Psychology and PSY 100 Labs. She also advises and assists students in conducting independent studies and honor theses. She has developed and implemented new curricula for both lecture and lab, most recently designing an intensive 5-week, online PSY 100 course for the summer session.

Marshall is a faculty adviser for both the Psychology major and minor and the Neuroscience major. She is also co-advisor of the College’s chapter of Psi Chi: The International Honor Society in Psychology.

As a Conn alumna, Marshall is an active member of the Connecticut College community. She serves as chair of the New Faculty Orientation Committee, is a faculty fellow for the Endeavor Faculty Development FYS Advising Seminar, and a member of the College’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. She is Green Dot trained through the Office of Sexual Violence and Prevention Advocacy and trained in Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention through Student Counseling Services. Marshall and her PSY 100 students also support the local community each semester by participating in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in the fall and the Walk for Multiple Sclerosis in the spring.

Marshall is an advocate for her students and advisees. She frequently attends campus events, games, concerts, and performances in support of her students. Marshall is an advisor for the Women’s Club Lacrosse student-organized club and the faculty liaison for the Women’s Varsity Lacrosse Team.

Her areas of focus include general psychology and experimental psychology. She is interested in the impact of stress and anxiety on memory formation, and sports psychology and elite performance in conjunction with identity development and well- being.

She holds a bachelor's degree from Mercyhurst University and a master's degree in psychology from Connecticut College.

Her courses currently include Introduction to Psychology and psychology laboratories.

Majoring in psychology.

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Mailing Address

Jillian C. Marshall
Connecticut College
Box # PSYCHOLOGY/Bill Hall
270 Mohegan Ave.
New London, CT 06320