Doctoral Student, Brain & Cognitive Sciences
Undergraduate Institution and Degree:
University of Illinois, Urbana - Champaign; Bachelor of Science in Psychology & Chemistry
Ph.D. in Psychology (Brain and Cognitive Sciences)
Year of Matriculation:
Child development; Learning disorders; Multi-disciplinary approaches to assess childhood disorders.
Undergraduate Thesis: The Inherence Heuristic as the Origin of Psychological Essentialism
Currently a Graduate Teaching assistant for Introduction to Psychology (Psych 102)
Future Career Plans:
I hope to continue to teach and do research with children who have learning disorders.
What Attracted Me to SIU:
The Psychology department is very friendly and encouraging; and living in Carbondale gives me a chance to give back to the community I grew up in.