Staff Profile

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  • Teresa Leyro
  • Faculty Fellow, Division of Life Sciences, Associate Professor of Psychology
  • The Faculty Fellow works with the division dean on special projects identified by the dean and collaborates with the cohort of Faculty Fellows working with other division and vice deans across the School of Arts and Sciences.


  • Biography:

    Psychology Professor Teresa Leyro studies the intersection of substance use and emotional distress with an emphasis on understanding cognitive, affective, and autonomic processes. She has a longstanding interest in the promotion of diversity, equity, and inclusion and is the former Chair of the Diversity and Climate Committee in the Department of Psychology and Rutgers representative to the BRIDGE Psychology Network.

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