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Jacob Sawyer


Assistant Professor of Psychology



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(989) 463-7267

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Jacob Sawyer is a counseling psychologist interested in factors related to mental health and well-being. His background and training as a clinician strongly inform his approach to his work as a faculty member. His career at Alma began in 2022.

Educational Background:

  • B.S. Psychology, Central Michigan University
  • M.Phil. Counseling Psychology, Columbia University
  • Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, Columbia University

Signature Courses:
Abnormal Psychology; Grief and Bereavement.

My Expertise

Grief and bereavement and college student mental health.

Recent Work and Accomplishments

Sawyer, J. S. & Moore, A. N. (2022). Coping methods and college adjustment in a sample of U.S. undergraduate students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of American College Health. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/07448481.2022.2129976