NJIT appoints director of cyberpsychology

New Jersey Institute of Technology‘s College of Science and Liberal Arts announced on Monday that Julie Ancis will join the Department of Humanities as professor of psychology and director of cyberpsychology.

Ancis, who has nearly 25 years of psychology experience, previously served as the associate vice president of institute diversity, equity and inclusion at Georgia Institute of Technology.

Starting spring 2020, Ancis will serve in an advisory role to the humanities department. She will assume her full-time role in fall 2020.

“I look forward to joining NJIT and bringing my background and experience to this role,” Ancis said. “Cyberpsychology is a burgeoning field and there are endless possibilities for engagement, collaboration and innovation from the impact of social media on well-being to virtual reality applications. I am excited about working with NJIT colleagues to continue to move the field forward,” she said.