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2021 Black in STEM

Distinguished Alumni

Jennifer Swann

Jennifer Swann, Ph.D.


Major and Degree: Premedicine, B.S.   

Graduation Year: 1976

Current Position: Professor of Biological Sciences, Lehigh University


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Jennifer Swann also earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from Penn State the same year she graduated with her degree in premedicine from the Eberly College of Science.

I am fascinated by behavior! It is such a complex activity that we only attribute it to living beings. I am constantly in search of the origins, mechanisms, and processes that underlie its expression.