Dr. Benjamin Jones joined the Psychology department in 2019. He earned his Ph.D. in Industrial Organizational Psychology from the Georgia Institute of Technology where he studied strategies leaders could use to appeal to multiple, competing groups to optimize their chance of retaining and gaining followers.  He is passionate about inspiring others through undergraduate education and is excited to be able to do so as a Terp.

Courses taught at the University of Maryland, College Park:

  • PSYC100
  • PSYC200
  • PSYC420
  • PSYC450


  • Ph.D.
    Georgia Institute of Technology, Psychology, 2019

Current Students

Former Students

BPS 3123F
Department of Psychology
jonesb [at] umd.edu