Jeannie Loeb graduated from the University of Virginia, double majoring in Philosophy and Psychology. She then received her Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, specializing in Behavioral Neuroscience. She has been a Teaching Professor in the Psychology & Neuroscience Department since January 2005 and is currently also the Director of Undergraduate Studies. She has served the university in various ways, including serving on the College of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Advisory Committee (appointed), UNC’s Educational Policy Committee (peer-elected), a search committee for the College of Arts & Sciences Dean (appointed), the Academic Support Program for Student Athletes Advisory Committee (appointed); has participated in countless admissions events including speaking at Admitted Student Day events as well as speaking at events for prospective first-generation and transfer students; and has also served as a mentor for Carolina Scholars, C-STEP and Covenant Scholars. Within the department, she has served as the inaugural Director of Instructional Development (appointed), Director of Undergraduate Research (appointed), Summer School Administrator (appointed) and has participated in and/or chaired a variety of committees, including the Chair’s Advisory Committee (peer-elected) and numerous faculty search and review/promotion committees (appointed). Dr. Loeb has a deep interest in the science of learning and faculty development; she has served as a Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Education, co-created the Science of Learning course and given numerous invited plenary and keynote presentations about learning and teaching at various teaching conferences and universities.
Dr. Loeb usually teaches General Psychology, Biological Psychology, the Laboratory in College Teaching (graduate course) and co-created and teaches the interdisciplinary Triple I course called Death & Dying. However, she has also taught the following courses at UNC: Psychopathology, Honors Psychopathology, Advanced Biological Psychology, Health Psychology, Teaching of Psychology (General Psychology recitation leader training), Research Methods, Personality Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology, Power Studying and the Science of Learning.