James Madison University

Jessica Irons, Ph.D.


PHOTO: Jessica Irons
  • Office: Miller Hall 1177
  • Phone: 540-568-6565
  • Email: ironsjg@jmu.edu
  • Research Lab Website
  • Mailing Address:
    Department of Psychology
    91 E. Grace Street, MSC 7704
    James Madison University
    Harrisonburg, VA 22807


  • Ph.D., Auburn University
  • M.S., Augusta State University
  • B.A., Augusta State University


  • Psyc 101H: General Psychology (Honors)
  • Psyc 101:  General Psychology
  • Psyc 211: Psychological Research Methods
  • Psyc 285:  Drugs and Behavior
  • Teaching Information

Research Interests

  • Behavioral pharmacology (effects of caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol)
  • Behavioral interventions of health risk behaviors, specifically contingency management for substance use, activity, and eating
  • Behavioral choice related to health risk behavior
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning