University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

New CAS Faculty

Prof Hammack

Sayamong "Jom" Hammack

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Sayamwong Hammack, "Jom," Assistant Professor of Psychology, received his Ph.D. from the University of Colorado, and was a postdoctoral fellow at Emory University prior to joining the Psychology Department at UVM.

His research focuses on the neurobiology of emotion, and he is specifically interested in understanding the brain systems that mediate fear and anxiety. He uses a variety of techniques to address his research questions which range from the analysis of fear behaviors to the intracellular recording of single brain cells.

His teaching interests include many topics in neuroscience, including brain physiology, brain anatomy, and psychopharmacology. In addition to teaching in the classroom, he maintains an interest in science communication.

He will also participate in the cross-college neuroscience Ph.D. program.

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