Research at Leeds Beckett
About Jordan Marwood
Jordan is a PhD candidate and Graduate Teaching Assistant in Psychology, part of the Leeds School of Social Sciences.
After completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Leicester, Jordan secured a position on a local authority graduate programme and a further role within the authority. After completing a the MSc Psychology at Leeds Beckett, she successfully applied for a 4-year GTA and PhD role within the Psychology department, commencing in September 2015.
As well as being an Academic Adviser to first and second year undergraduate students, Jordan currently teaches on the following BSc Psychology modules:
- Foundation Research Methods
- Advanced Research Methods
- Behavioural Neuroscience
- Cognitive Neuroscience
Jordan is currently undertaking her doctoral research, which seeks to examine the underlying mechanisms of binge eating behaviour. Her research interests broadly fall into the fields of addiction and disordered eating, including impulsivity, reward dysfunction, affect regulation and stress reactivity. Jordan is due to submit her doctoral thesis in September 2019.