Priscilla Fernandez


Priscilla Fernandez
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology  

Webster Hall 301




PhD, Saint Louis University, (Expected Graduation: 2016)
MA, California State University San Marcos, 2012
BA, University of California, San Diego, 2007 

Research Interests

Predictors of Infidelity
Peer Norms of Cheating Behaviors
Unrequited Love and Friendship Maintenance 


Priscilla Fernandez is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology at Webster University teaching research methods, introduction to psychology, and introduction to statistics. She began her post-secondary education at the University of California San Diego where she completed her bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 2007. She obtained her master’s at California State University San Marcos in 2012, where she completed a thesis on the normative processes involved in perceptions of infidelity. Currently, she is completing her PhD in Social Experimental Psychology at Saint Louis University. She has a strong interest in teaching and her research focus is on close relationships, or the ‘dark side of relationships’, specifically cheating behaviors, perceptions of unfaithful norms, and unrequited love.