James Madison University
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Jaime Kurtz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

  • Office: Miller Hall, Room 1169
  • Phone: 540-568-4966 
  • Email: kurtzjl@jmu.edu
  • Professional Profile
  • Mailing Address:
    Department of Psychology
    91 E. Grace Street, MSC 7704
    James Madison University
    Harrisonburg, VA 22807


  • Ph.D., University of Virginia
  • M.A., University of Virginia
  • B.A., Millersville University


  • Psychological Research Methods
  • Psychology of Personality
  • Positive Psychology

Scholarly Interests/Research Topics

  • Happiness and Savoring
  • Self-knowledge
  • Decision making



Psychology Peer Advisors Assist Special Olympics

On Saturday, October 8, 2011, sixty Special Olympic athletes from all across the state of Virginia were welcomed to JMU for the 5th annual Day with the Dukes. Read Story >