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Jessica Wells, Ph.D.

Photo of Jessica WellsJessica Wells arrived at Boise State in Fall 2017 from Sam Houston State in Huntsville, Texas, where she was a Graduate Research Assistant for the College of Criminal Justice.

Wells received her Ph.D. in Criminal Justice and Criminology from Sam Houston State, an M.A. in Criminal Justice and Criminology, also from Sam Houston State. She earned her in B.A. Criminology & Criminal Justice and English from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.

Research interests: Biosocial correlates of antisocial behavior, correctional officer job stress and job satisfaction, genetics and self-control, aggression, psychopathy.