Jeffrey Girard is a psychology researcher at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Mississippi Medical Center. His work takes a deeply interdisciplinary approach to the study of human behavior, drawing insights and tools from psychology, computer science, and statistics. He is particularly interested in developing and applying technology to advance the study of emotion, interpersonal communication, and psychopathology. Jeffrey offers a unique and valuable perspective to the social science and affective computing communities, especially regarding research design, statistical analysis, and technology in psychology.
Jeffrey received his PhD and MS in clinical psychology from the University of Pittsburgh under the mentorship of Jeffrey Cohn and Aidan Wright. Before this, he received his BA with distinction in psychology and philosophy from the University of Washington.