Emily Pali | Psychology | SIU

Southern Illinois University



Emily Pali

Doctoral Student, Clinical (Child) Psychology

Emily Pali


Austin, TX

Undergraduate Institution and Degree:

Texas A&M University, Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology, minor in Sociology

Current Program:

Ph.D. in Child Clinical Psychology

Year of Matriculation:


Research Interests:

Behavioral genetics and the impact of the environment and genes on development of psychopathology; I’m particularly interested in the effects of parenting on children’s wellbeing.


Pali, E. C., Jamnik, M. R., Marshall, R. L., Diaz, E., DiLalla, L. F. (2019, April) The relationship between maternal warmth and self-esteem in preschoolers. Poster session presented at Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL

Teaching Experience:

Graduate teaching assistant for Intro to Psychology (PSYC 102)

Future Career Plans:

Incorporating research and clinical practice in an academic or medical setting

What Attracted Me to SIU:

The supportive faculty and the collaborative environment of SIU.

Interesting Facts:

I have a very sweet dog named Johnny and we love going on long walks and hiking!