Jenny Saffran

Position title: Honors Program Director and Professor of Psychology

Pronouns: she/her/hers


Dr. Jenny Saffran has been a professor in the Psychology Department since 1997. Over her 25 years on the faculty, she has been heavily involved in the L&S Honors Program as both a mentor and a teacher. Nearly every year, she mentors undergrad Honors students engaged in Sophomore Summer Apprenticeships and Senior Honors Thesis projects in the Infant Learning Lab at the Waisman Center. She also regularly teaches Honors courses, including a faculty-led discussion section in her award-winning Child Development course. She is excited to take on this new leadership role in the L&S Honors Program and looks forward to meeting as many students as possible this Fall.

Please visit Jenny’s Department of Psychology Page for more information about her background!