Ann Devlin

Professor of Psychology, Connecticut College

Ann Sloan Devlin teaches at Connecticut College in New London, Connecticut, where she is the May Buckley Sadowski '19 Professor of Psychology and College Marshal. She has published extensively on healthcare environments, in particular the role of the facility’s appearance in people’s judgments of expected care. Her current research includes perceived control, social support, and positive distractions as mediators of stress in healthcare settings. Another focus of her research is perceptions of psychotherapists' offices. Devlin's 4th book, Transforming the Doctor’s Office: Principles from Evidence-based Design, focuses on healthcare environments.

She is a senior associate editor of the journal Environment and Behavior and past edra board member and secretary. At Connecticut College she has received the John S. King Faculty Teaching Award and the Helen Brooks Regan Faculty Leadership award. She is a Fellow of Division 34 of the American Psychological Association.