Current Students

First Year Students

  • Profile photo: Brooklin Davis

    Brooklin Davis

    Applied Behavior Analysis Concentration

    Education:

    B.A. in Psychology - JMU

    Advisor:

    Trevor Stokes

    Research Interests:

    Parent-child Interaction Therapy and assessments and treatments for autism spectrum disorder

  • Profile photo: Sarah Hammami

    Sarah Hammami

    Quantitative Concentration

    Education:

    B.A. in Psychology, McGill University

    Advisor:

    Yu Bao

    Research Interests:

    Bayesian Statistics, Latent Variable Modelling, Psychometrics Applied to Psychology/Education

  • Profile photo: Lindsey Histand

    Lindsey Histand

    Applied Behavioral Analysis Concentration

    Education:

    Eastern Mennonite University

    Advisor:

    Trevor Stokes

    Research Interests:

    Preference Assessments

  • Profile photo: Josiah Hunsberger

    Josiah Hunsberger

    Quantitative Concentration

    Education:

    B.S. in Psychology, Liberty University

    Advisor:

    John Hathcoat

    Research Interests:

    Higher Educational Assessment, Student Motivation, Learning

  • Profile photo: Stephanie LeRoy

    Stephanie LeRoy

    Quantitative Concentration

    Education:

    B.S. in Psychology, Christopher Newport University

    Advisor:

    Brian Leventhal

    Research Interests:

    Item Response Theory, Test Development, Path Analysis

  • Profile photo: Mara McFadden

    Mara McFadden

    Quantitative Concentration

    Education:

    B.A. in Psychology, Christopher Newport University

    Advisor: 

    Sara Finney

    Research Interests:

    Creativity & intelligence, forensic psychology, assessment and measurement

  • Profile photo: Meghan Mitchell

    Meghan Mitchell

    Applied Behavioral Analysis Concentration

    Education:

    B.A. in Psychology, JMU

    Advisor:

    Trevor Stokes

    Research Interests:

    Early intervention, Applied Behavior Analysis Treatment, Older teen & adult ABA treatment, Parent Child Interaction Therapy

  • Profile photo: Peter Montwill

    Peter Montwill

    Experimental Psychology Concentration

    Education:

    B. S. in Psychology, JMU

    Advisor:

    Jeff Dyche & Lindsey Harvell-Bowman

    Research Interests:

    Research about people and their attitudes to death and how that affects decision making.

  • Profile photo: Nicklas Phillips

    Nicklas Phillips

    Experimental Psychology Concentration

    Education:

    B.S. in Neuroscience, Christopher Newport University

    Advisor:

    Sri Upadhyay

    Research Interests:

    Cognitive aging, especially with respect to executive functioning and reading

  • Profile photo: Benjamin Stone

    Benjamin Stone

    Experimental Psychology Concentration

    Education:

    B.A. in Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno

    Advisor:

    Michael Hall

    Research Interests:

    Auditory and Music Perception

  • Profile photo: Autumn Wild

    Autumn Wild

    Applied Research Concentration

    Education:

    B.S. in Psychology, JMU

    Advisor:

    Bernice Marcopulos

    Research Interests:

    Schizophrenia Spectrum Illness, Psychosis, Inpatient Aggression

  • Profile photo: Saleena Wilson

    Saleena Wilson

    Applied Research Concentration

    Education:

    B.S. in Psychology, University of South Carolina

    Advisor:

    David Szwedo

    Research Interests:

    Emotional regulation, coping, and development

Second Year Students

  • Profile photo: Ange-Dominique Akesse

    Ange-Dominique Akesse

    Experimental Psychology Concentration

    Education:

    B.S. Neuroscience, Georgia State University

    Advisor:

    Michael Hall

    Research Interests:

    Music and Emotion, Memory, Instrumentation and Vocalization Perception

  • Profile photo: Allison Arp

    Allison Arp

    Experimental Psychology Concentration

    Education:

    B.S. Psychology, JMU 

    Advisor:

    Sri Upadhyay 

    Research Interests:

    Discourse processing, deaf readers, inner voice, memory, psycholinguistics 

  • Profile photo: Megan Barnes

    Megan Barnes

    Applied Behavioral Analysis Concentration

    Education:

    B.S. Psychology, Minor in Biology, JMU

    Advisor:

    Trevor Stokes

    Research Interests:

    Parent-child Interaction Therapy, Behavioral interventions for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Assessment and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Profile photo: Kara Eversole

    Kara Eversole

    Applied Research Concentration

    Education:

    B.S. in Biology, minor in Psychology at Denison University

    Advisor:

    Bernice Marcopulos

    Research Interests:

    Cultural neuropsychology, clinical detection of mild cognitive impairment and dementia, psychometrics and neuropsychological test development

  • Profile photo: Morgan Ferretti

    Morgan Ferretti

    Experimental Psychology Concentration

    Education:

    B.S. Psychology, Minor in Substance Abuse Education, JMU

    Advisor: 

    Jessica Irons

    Research Interests:

    Health risk behaviors, Health behavior change, Substance use intervention, Scholarship of teaching and learning

  • Profile photo: Samantha Harmon

    Samantha Harmon

    Quantitative Psychology Concentration

    Education:

    B.S. Psychology, JMU

    Advisor:

    Yu Bao

    Research Interests:

    Cognitive Diagnostic Models, Assessment and Measurement Recruitment Strategies, Biopsychology.

  • Profile photo: Jaylin Nesbitt

    Jaylin Nesbitt

    Quantitative Psychology Concentration

    Education:

    B.S. Psychology, Spelman College 

    Advisor:

    Deborah Bandalos

    Research Interests:

    Racial disparities in Neuropsychlogical tests, test assessment and construction, DIF and Item bias

  • Profile photo: Stephanie Osborn

    Stephanie Osborn

    Applied Research Concentration

    Education:

    B.S. Psychology, Missouri University of Science and Technology 

    Advisor:

    JoAnne Brewster

    Research Interests:

    Mental Health, Clinical Psychology, Police and Public Safety Psychology, Military Psychology, Forensic and Criminal Psychology

  • Profile photo: Laura Reinert

    Laura Reinert

    Experimental Psychology Concentration

    Education:

    B.A. Psychology, Arcadia University

    Advisor:

    Michael Hall

    Research Interests:

    Auditory perception and sensation, music cognition, cognitive psychology

  • Profile photo: Kate Schaefer

    Kate Schaefer

    Quantitative Psychology Concentration

    Education:

    B.S. Psychology, University of Mary Washington

    Advisor:

    John Hathcoat

    Research Interests:

    Equity, diversity, and inclusion in assessment, evidence-informed programming, reliability

  • Profile photo: Emily Shah

    Emily Shah

    Applied Research Concentration

    Education:

    B.S. Psychology, Minor in Exceptional Education, JMU

    Advisor:

    David Szwedo

    Research Interests:

    Developmental psychopathology, Anxiety in childhood and adolescence, The intersection of anxiety and Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Profile photo: Tiffany Schiflet

    Tiffany Schiflet

    Applied Behavior Analysis Concentration

    Education:

    B.A. Human Development & Family Science, Messiah College

    Advisor:

    Dan Holt

    Research Interests:

    Behavioral economics and choice behavior, Assessment and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders, Motivation, Behavioral interventions for addiction

  • Profile photo: Catherine Trice

    Catharine Trice

    Experimental Psychology Concentration

    Education:

    B.A. Psychology, JMU

    Advisor:

     Jeff Dyche

    Research Interests:

    Sleep and pharmacology, psychopharmacology, sleep and exercise, circadian rhythm disorders

  • Profile photo:Juno Wild

    Juno Rosemary Wild

    Experimental Psychology Concentration

    Education:

    B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Biology, JMU

    Advisor:

    Kala Melchiori

    Research Interests:

    Environmental psychology, sustainable and eco-friendly behavior, behavioral neuroscience