About Dr. Jeff Green

Jeff grew up in Concord, Massachusetts, and received his BA from Dartmouth College and his PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also spent two years in Japan teaching English, studying Japanese, and eating sushi. After graduating from UNC, he spent five years helping to found a small liberal arts university. He joined the psychology department at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia in 2005.

He teaches introductory psychology, social psychology, and social influence to the undergraduates and graduate seminars in social cognition and the self.

When he isn’t working, he is usually playing with his dog Lily, traveling and scuba diving with his wife Jody, training for triathlons, or rooting for the Patriots, Celtics, Tar Heels, or the Red Sox.

View more information on his psychology department page.

Jeff diving with an assortment of sea animals.