Saint Louis University

Anukem, Onyinyechi V. (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Family Violence, Identity Development, Risk and Resiliency Trajectories, Program Evaluation, Acculturation and Adjustment, and Socioeconomic and Racial-Ethnic Diversity
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: A Psychometric Evaluation of Two Measures of Psychological Aggression and Abuse
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Tridimensional Acculturation and Adjustment of African Born Black Immigrants: Identity, Identification, and Mental Health Outcomes

April, Laura (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Gambling Disorder, Alcohol Dependence, Mental Health among Ex-Offenders, and Criminal Recidivism
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: The Prevalence of Gambling Disorder among Ex-Offenders and its Relationship to Recidivism

Baxley, Catherine (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Addiction, Anxiety, and Substance Use Treatment Outcomes
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: The Role of Anxiety Sensitivity in Opioid Detoxification and Treatment Engagement

Bosch, Jeane (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Intersection of Trauma and Health (Mental Health, Health Behaviors and Health Outcomes)
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Impact of Interpersonal Violence on Women's Physical Health: Findings from the Missouri Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Adverse Childhood Experiences and Preventive Healthcare Utilization

Briggs, Erick P. (Specialty Area: Industrial-Organizational)

  • Research Interests: Nepotism, Team Processes, High Stakes Contexts, Organizational Politics, and Cross-Cultural Issues
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Family Relationships, Coordination, and NCAA Basketball Team Performance

Brooks, Destiny (Specialty Area: Experimental - Developmental)

  • Research Interests: Parent-Child Interaction, Family Relationships, Blended Families, and Moral Emotions
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Unknown

Broussard, Kristin (Specialty Area: Experimental - Social)

  • Research Interests: Intergroup Relations; Specifically, How Social Identities Influence Prejudicial Attitudes Toward Outgroup Members
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Predictors of Racial Prejudice: A Meta-Analysis of the Influence of Religion and Political Orientation
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Unknown

Chushak, Maria S. (Specialty: Industrial-Organizational)

  • Research Interests: Decision-Making, Individual Differences, Motivation, Organizational Development, and Organizational Identification
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Dynamic Patterns of Decision-Making Performance: The Interplay of Intelligence and Self-Regulation

Elrod, Noel (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Trauma, PTSD, Military, Sexual Assault, and LGBT IPV
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Effects of Gender and Sexual Orientation in the Context of Intimate Partner Violence

Emmert, Natalie (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Neuropsychological Assessment, Healthy Aging, and Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: The RBANS Factor Structure in Older Adults with Suspected Cognitive Impairment: Exploration of a Language Factor using Independent Neuropsychological Measures
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: An Examination of Neuropsychological Functions and Depression as Predictors of Health and Saftey Abilities in Older Adults with Dementia

Erb, Kaitlyn R. (Specialty Area: Industrial-Organizational)

  • Research Interests: Individual Differences, Psychologically Healthy Workplace Practices, and Organizational Development
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Be Good or Be Good At It: How Conscientiousness and Moral Identity Predict Work Ethic Motives
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Unknown

Fernandez, Priscilla (Speciality Area: Experimental - Social)

  • Research Interests: Perceptions of Infidelity, Norms and Infidelity, and Self-Regulation
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: I Will If You Do: The Role of Norms in Intention to Be Unfaithful
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Unknown

Goodwin, Dazialee (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Discrimination and Minority Mental Health
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Unknown

Goswami, Spondita (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Racial-Ethnic Diversity, Discrimination, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, and Mental Health Outcomes
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Unknown

Grant, Alexandra (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Neuropsychological and Psychological Assessments, Healthy Aging, and TBI
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Unknown

Greif, Taylor (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Neuropsychological Assessment, Neuroimaging, Mindfulness, ADHD, Healthy Aging, and Sports Related Concussion
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Immediate Effects of Mindfulness Meditation on Mood and Electrophysiological Correlates of Performance Monitoring in College Students

Guarino, Sarah (Specialty Area: Industrial-Organizational)

  • Research Interests: Organizational Justice, Citizenship Behaviors, Training & Evaluation, and Performance Appraisal
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: "It's More Unfair for Me": The Moderating Role of Equity Sensitivity on the Relationship between Compulsory Citizenship Behavior and Distributive Justice

Haeberlein, Kristen (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Religiosity/Spirituality and Health, Mindfulness, and Childhood Trauma
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Unknown

Hahn, Michael (Specialty Area: Experimental - Cognitive Neuroscience)

  • Research Interests: Neuroimaging, Expertise, Working Memory, and Creativity
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Understanding the Relationship of Working Memory, Domain Knowledge, and Expertise
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Unknown

Hansen, Ashley (Speciality Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Sport Psychology, Eating Disorders, Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation, and Health Psychology
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Eating Disorder Risk Factors in Adolescent Athletes: The Relationship to Individual Goal Orientation and Percieved Motivational Climate
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Unknown

Harris, Abigail (Specialty Area: Experimental - Social)

  • Research Interests: Impressions of Involvement in Infidelity and Reactions to Social Rejections
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Predicted Reflective Reactions to Rejection Using the Multimodal Model of Rejection

Hasan, Michelle (Specialty Area: Experimental - Social)

  • Research Interests: Infidelity and the Self
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: What's Mine is Not Yours: A Multi-Perspective Examination of the Mate Poaching Experience and Relation to Perceptions of Infidelity
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: The Effects of Self-Affirmation, Perceived Self-Threat, and Self-Esteem on Infidelity Related Beliefs and Intentions

Hurless, Nicole (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: PTSD, Alternative Therapy Techniques, Military Sexual Assault and Trauma, Chronic Trauma and Stress, and Psychophysiological Reactivity
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Influence of Trauma History and Transcendence on Frequency and Motivation for Substance Use
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: unknown

Husa, Robyn (Specialty Area: Experimental - Cognitive Neuroscience)

  • Research Interests: Neuroscience of Memory and Learning, Healthy Cognitive Aging, and False Memory
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Prefrontal Gray Matter Volume and Thickness Mediate Age Effects on Self-Initiated Elaborative Encoding Strategies
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Unknown

Jaques, Michelle (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Clinical Child Psychology, Parent-Child Relationships, Child Abuse/Neglect, Externalizing Disorders, and ADHD
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Child Abuse, Neglect, and Unintentional Injury: Expanding an Integrated Model Using Results from the Rise Up Program
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Unknown

Katz, Ian (Specialty Area: Industrial-Organizational)

  • Research Interests: Feedback, Individual Differences, Motivation, and Commitment
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Unknown

Kauffman, Alicia, A. (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Eating disorders, Obesity, Emotion Regulation, and Self-Control
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Emotion Dysregulation, Eating Disorder Symptomatology, and Emotional Eating Symptomatology: The Mediating Effects of Rumination and Experiential Avoidance

Kaylor, Leah (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Sexual Assault, PTSD, and Military Sexual Trauma
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Exhibitionism & Voyeurism in the 21st Century
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: An Examination of Factors Related to Willingness to Report Military Sexual Trauma

Keith, Cierra (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Neuropsychology, Cognitive Control, Traumatic Brain Injury, Healthy Aging, and Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Behavioral and Affective Correlates of Decision Making in Cognitively Healthy Aging
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Unknown

Kelton, Katherine (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Impact of Violence on Mental Health, Appraisals of Trauma, Risk and Resiliency Trajectories, Multiculturalism, Mental Health Disparities, and Program Evaluation/Development
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Theta Binaural Beats: A Pilot Study on Subjective and Physiological Markers of Stress

Kent, Ana H. (Specialty Area: Experimental - Social)

  • Research Interests: Class Prejudice, Identity, Oppositional Identification, and Prosocial Behavior
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: The Role of Oppositional Identity and Oppositional Identification in Classism
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Unknown

Klein, Juliana M. (Specialty Area: Industrial-Organizational)

  • Research Interests: Evolution of the Workforce, Employee Engagement/Wellness, Group Identification, Implicit Attitudes, and Counterproductive Work Behavior
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Unknown

Kreienkamp, Drew (Specialty Area: Industrial-Organizational)

  • Research Interests: Motivation, Team Processes, Affect, and Program Evaluation
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Unknown

Lace, John (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Neuropsychological Assessment, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Cognitive Differences in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Master's Degree status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Unknown

Lavigne, Kristi (Specialty Area: Industrial-Organizational)

  • Research Interests: Work Motivation, Adaptability (Uncertainty & Stress), and Employee Engagement
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Effect of Feedback Type on Willingness to Cooperate

Ling, Wells (Specialty Area: Experimental - Developmental)

  • Research Interests: Identity Development, Socialization, and Ethnic Studies
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Asian American Adolescents' Experience with Negative, Positive, and Neutral Ethnic Highlighting: Correlations with Self-Esteem, In-group Favoritism, and Ethnic Identity Exploration

Lordo, Danielle (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Pediatric Neuropsychological Assessment, Cognitive and Behavioral Functioning in Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Disorders, ADHD, and Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: The Effects of Distraction on Sustained Attention in Healthy Children

Lorenz, Mitchell (Specialty Area: Experimental - Social)

  • Research Interests: Prejudice and Stereotyping of Outgroup Members, Demographic Changes as a Predictor of Prejudice, and Intergroup Helping
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Social Shielding: The Predisposition to Anthropomorphize as a Buffer Against Interpersonal Rejection
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Unknown

Maraldo, Toni (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Eating Disorders, Body Image, and Expressed Emotion
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for the Treatment of Dietary Restriction
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Factor Structure and Psychometric Properties of the Clinical Impairment Assessment 3.0 (CIA 3.0) in a Clinical Eating Disorder Sample

Marle, Peter (Specialty Area: Experimental - Developmental)

  • Research Interests: Social Development in Children (including Theory of Mind, Pro-social Conduct, and Cognition), Statistical Theory, and Developmental Disorders
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Psychometric Development of a New Inventory to Assess Symptoms Across the Spectrum of Autism
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Unknown

McGrath, Andrew (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Stress, Addiction, Exercise, Trauma, Anxiety, and Depression
  • Masters Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Unknown

McMullin, Sara (Specialty Area: Experimental - Cognitive Neuroscience)

  • Research Interests: Stress Physiology, Stigma, and Decision Making
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Unknown

McPherson, Tyesha (Specialty area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Trauma Psychology, Mindfulness and PTSD Treatment, Cultural Differences in Effectiveness of PTSD Treatment
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Unknown

Meeker, Karin (Specialty Area: Experimental - Cognitive Neuroscience)

  • Research Interests: Dysregulation of Functional Neural Networks, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Intraindividual Variability, and Affective Neuroscience
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Relationship Between Functional Brain Networks and Intraindividual Variability in Early Alzheimer's Disease

Merz, Zachary (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Neuropsychological Assessment, Traumatic Brain Injury, Neurodegenerative Diseases, and Sport Psychology
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: PTSD Symptomatology as a Mediating Variable of Neurocognitive Difficulties in Military Veterans with Post-Acute Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Factor Analysis of a Comprehensive Neuropsychological Battery: Predicting Cognitive Impairment within an MS Sample

Molinar, Brendan (Specialty Area: Experimental - Social)

  • Research Interests: Political Psychology, Free Will/Determinism, Need for Control/Power, Social Rejection/Ostracism, and Social Emotions
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Banning the Deviant Out-group Member: The Use of Anger and Contempt Toward In-group and Out-group Members

Montgomery, Taylor (Specialty Area: Clinical), Masters of Science in Counseling Psychology

  • Research Interests: Sport Psychology, Psychology of Injury, and Rehabilitation
  • Master's Degree Status: Complete
  • Thesis Equivalent Title: No Pain No Gain? An Examination of Injury and Subjective Pain Tolerance in College Athletes
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Unknown

Mulhauser, Kyler (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Neuropsychology and Addiction (Specifically Executive Functions in Substance Use Disorders)
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Changes in Neuropsychological Status During the Initial Phase of Abstinence in Alcohol Use Disorder
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Unknown

Musa, Imman (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Social Identity, Religion, Discrimination, Acculturation, Race, Racism, and Health
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: The Influence of Muslim Identity on the Relation Between Discrimination and Depressive and Anxiety Symptoms
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress

Naseralla, Eyad (Specialty Area: Experimental - Social)

  • Research Interests: Social Identity, Intergroup Relations, Perception of Outgroup Members Across Social Contexts, Victimization, and Prejudice/Stereotyping
  • Masters Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Unknown

Passarelli, Thomas (Specialty Area: Experimental - Cognitive Neuroscience)

  • Research Interests: Stress, Decision Making, Prosociality, Fear, and Altruism
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: The Interplay of Stress and Decision Making on our Motivation to Help Others
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Unknown

Perry, Joanne (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Sport Psychology, Performance Enhancement, and Mindfulness
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Examining the Roles of Motivation and Conscientiousness in Individual Endurance Sport Performance
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Efficacy of a Brief Mindfulness Intervention to Enhance Performance and Reduce Self-consciousness During an Athletic Task

Peterson, Ashlei (Specialty Area: Experimental - Developmental)

  • Research Interests: Socio-Moral Development in Children and Adolescents (Empathy and Pro-Social Behavior), Association of Reading Fiction and Moral Development, Community-Engaged Scholarship and Service Learning
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Taking it Personally: Individual Differences in the Interpretation of Negative Evaluations
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Unknown

Poelker, Katelyn (Specialty Area: Experimental - Developmental)

  • Research interests: Social Development in Children and Adolescents, the Development of Social Emotions in Youth, the Impact and Role of Culture on Emotion Development, and Community-based Research
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Feeling Grateful and Envious: An Adolescent Perspective
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Practicing Gratitude: Implications for Development and Well-Being in Guatemalan Adolescents

Rauvola, Shelly (Specialty Area: Industrial-Organizational)

  • Research Interests: Sustainable Employability, Aging in the Workplace, Individual Differences, Personnel Selection, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Unknown

Russell, Wesley S. (Specialty Area: Industrial-Organizational)

  • Research Interests: Motivation, Performance, Teams, and Leadership
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Unknown

Ryan, Liam (Specialty Area: Industrial-Organizational)

  • Research Interests: Personality, Teams, Work-Family Conflict, and Selection
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: My Husband Ate My Homework: The Moderating Role of Cognitive Interdependence on the Work-Family Interface in Romantic Partners

Saffaf, Falak (Specialty Area: Experimental - Social)

  • Research Interests: Prejudice, Stereotypes, Discrimination, Identity, Acculturation, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Unknown

Samrah, Mohsin (Specialty Area: Industrial-Organizational)

  • Research Interests: Counterproductive Work Behavior, Goal Attainment, Self Regulation, and Motivation
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Unknown

Sauceda, Michael (Specialty Area: Experimental - Developmental)

  • Research Interests: Development of Children's Social Categorizations and Intergroup Attitudes, Gender, Race, and Attractiveness Biases, Crossed-categorization, and Prejudice
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: The Strength of Children's Gender, Race, and Attractiveness Biases: A Crossed Categorization Analysis

Scott, Natasha N. (Specialty Area: Industrial-Organizational)

  • Research Interests: Health and Safety, Organizational-Level Assessments, Organizational Identity, Culture, and Training
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Team Identification: A Critical Component of Explaining Employee Health and Safety Behaviors
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Unknown

Sladky, Stefanie (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Differential Stress Reactivity, Coping, Addictions, and Health
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Allostatic Load, Differential Coping and Addiction Severity
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Repressive Coping and Addiction

Snell, Alex (Specialty Area: Industrial-Organizational)

  • Research Interests: LGBT Issues in the Workplace, Diversity and Inclusion, Cross-Cultural LGBT Issues in the Workplace, and Training/Evaluation
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: The Impact of Perceived Organizational Inclusion on Lesbian and Gay Job Satisfaction, Organizational Identification, Turnover Intentions, and Organizational Cynicism

Soulliard, Zachary (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Male & LGBT Body Image, Relationship Between Social Media and Body Image, Eating Disorders
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Facebook Usage, Sexual Orientation, and Body Dissatisfaction in the United States
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Unknown

Stachniak, Catherine (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Childhood Risk and Protective Factors, Promotion of Resiliency in At-risk Children, Externalizing Disorders, ADHD, and Parenting Practices
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Knowledge of Parental Marital Status on College Students' Perceptions of Child Behavior

Stephens, Jadah (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Minority Mental Health, Internalized racial oppression, Discrimination, and Transracial Adoption
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: An Examination of the Influence of Internalized Racial Oppression
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress

Stone, Melissa (Specialty Area: Experimental - Cognitive Neuroscience)

  • Research Interests: Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults, Gerontology, and Older Adult Refugee/Immigrant Cognition
  • Master's Degree: Completed
  • Thesis Title:
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Unknown

Sudikoff, Eliana L. (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Pediatric Neuropsychology, Pediatric Epilepsy, Impact of Surgical Intervention on Quality of Life Outcomes in Pediatric Epilepsy, Emotion Regulation, Executive Function, Attention, and Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Electrophysiological Correlates of Emotion Regulation in Healthy Children
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Surgical Resection Effects on Quality of Life in Pediatric Epilepsy

Summers, Nicole M. (Specialty Area: Experimental - Developmental)

  • Research Interests: Parental Ethnotheories, Parents' Socialization of Emotions, Conceptions of Child Competence, Joint Book Reading, Community Health, and Cross Cultural Differences Between Anglos, Latinos, and Middle Eastern Families
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Adam or Aziz: Mothers' Socialization of Prosocial Tendencies in 6- to 8- Year Olds During Joint Book Reading
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress

Thelemaque, Tanisha (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Trauma, Minority Mental Health, and Discrimination as a Form of Trauma
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: An Examination of the Gender Differences on the Race-based Traumatic Stress Symptom Scale Moderated by Gender Role Norm Conformity in African American Men and Women
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: The Impacts of Racial Discrimination and Trauma Exposure on Mental Health

Toomey, Eileen (Speciality Area: Industrial-Organizational)

  • Research Interests: Emotion Regulation, Individual Differences, Stress and Coping, Performance Appraisal, Organizational Development, and Training/Evaluation
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Is Political Skill Maladaptive? The Moderating Effect of Empathy on Political Skill and Emotional Labor

Van Groningen, Aaron (Specialty Area: Industrial-Organizational)

  • Research Interests: Psychologically Healthy Workplace, Training & Evaluation, and Leadership
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Unknown

Van Patten, Ryan (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Neuropsychological Assessment, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Acquired Brain Injury, Epilepsy, the Event-related Potential Methodology, and the Ecological Validity of Neurocognitive Tests
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Attentional Control and Risk Factors for Alzheimer's Disease in Healthy Older Adults: Behavioral and Electrophysiological Correlates of Cued-Stroop Performance

Vega, Dulce Maria (Specialty Area: Industrial-Organizational)

  • Research Interests: Leadership, Training, Stigma, Inclusion and Diversity, and Discrimination
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress

Vercellone, Allison (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Body Image, Health Behaviors, Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: The Role of Familial Influences Societal Perceptions, and Body Image on Skin Tone Dissatisfaction and Purposeful UV Exposure in Mothers and Daughters
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Investigating the Impact of Weight Loss on Quality of Life, Weight Bias, Negative Affect, and Body Esteem Among Treatment-Seeking Youth

Votaw, Katheryn B. (Specialty Area: Experimental - Social)

  • Research Interests: Close Relationships and Attraction
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: The Effects of Dress, Makeup, and Sex on Attraction in an Evolutionary Context
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Unknown

Werth, Paul (Specialty Area: Industrial-Organizational)

  • Research Interests: Applied Methodologies, Work Engagement, and Performance Appraisal
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Unknown

Whitaker, Victoria L. (Specialty Area: Industrial-Organizational)

  • Research Interests: Prosocial Motivation, Performance Appraisal, and Gender in the Workplace
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress
  • Thesis Title: Prosocial Motivation and Performance: Exploring How and When Employees Channel Prosocial Motivation into Positive Performance

Wilkerson Maixner, Alex (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Racial Socialization of Children, White Racial Socialization, and the Impact of Race and Racism on Children, Pediatric Psychology, Transgender Youth
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: The Racial Socialization Process of White Children
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: The Impact of Colorblind Racial Ideology, Religious Beliefs, and Belief in a Just World on Racial and Cultural Socialization Beliefs Among White Transracial Adoptive Parents

Williams, Samantha (Specialty Area: Experimental - Cognitive Neuroscience)

  • Research Interests: Neuroscience of Memory Changes and Emotion, Healthy Cognitive Aging, Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Determining the Functional Distinction Between Semantic N400 and FN400 Familiarity Effects
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Unknown

Witt, Chelsea (Specialty Area: Experimental - Social)

  • Research interests: Intergroup Relations, Prejudice, and Helping Behaviors
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: Understanding divisions: Effects of Manipulated SES and Zero-sum Beliefs on Racial Prejudice
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress

Yong, Nicole (Specialty Area: Experimental - Developmental)

  • Research interests: Children's Health Socialization, Children's Illness Understanding (In Particular, Children's Understanding of Contagion and Contamination)
  • Master's Degree Status: In Progress

Zane, Katherine (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Neuropsychology, Neuropsychological Assessment, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Traumatic Brain Injury, Healthy Aging, Cognitive Rehabilitation, and Mindfulness Interventions
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: The Clinical Utility of the Conners' Continuous Performance Test-Second Edition in Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: An Examination of Neuropsychological Performance and Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Traumatic Brain Injury

Zhou, Wanni (Specialty Area: Clinical)

  • Research Interests: Health, Mental Illness Stigma, Social Influence, and Acculturation
  • Master's Degree Status: Completed
  • Thesis Title: The Development of the Mental Health Attitudes and Stigma Scale for Asian Americans
  • Doctoral Degree Status: In Progress
  • Dissertation Title: Using Social Influence to Decrease the Stigma of Mental Health Help-Seeking