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Hannah Apsley

Hannah's advisor is Bo Cleveland.

Email: hvb5247@psu.edu

Liu Bai

Liu Bai is from Beijing, China and received her B.S in Psychology and M.Ed. in Developmental Psychology from Beijing Normal University. Her advisor is Doug Teti. She is interested in parenting, co-parenting and children's emotional development.

Email: liubai@psu.edu
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Aarti Bhat

Aartis' advisor is David Almeida.

Email: acb6009@psu.edu

Ulziima Chimed-Ochir

Ulziimaa is from Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar. She received her B.B.A from Mongolian University of Science and Technology and M.A in Developmental Psychology from Cornell University. Her advisor is Doug Teti and she is interested in parenting, co-parenting, attachment, emotional availability and parenting interventions focused on at-risk families in developing countries.  

Email: uxc17@psu.edu

Chelsea Dickens

Chelsea is from Richmond, VA and received her B.A. in Psychology and Drama from the University of Virginia. Her current advisors are Timothy Brick and Martin Sliwinski. Her research interests include adapting and applying quantitative methods in the study of well-being, particularly in older adults. She is specifically interested in evaluating the relationships between sleep, stress, social interaction, and well-being.

Email: czd171@psu.edu
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Sara Freed

Sara is from Mechanicsburg, PA and received her B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies from Penn State. Her advisor is Lesley Ross. She is interested in aging and prevention.

Congratulations to Sara for being awarded the 2018 winner of the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship from the U.S. Department of Transportation!

Congratulations to Sara for being elected as the first student representative for the Transportation and Aging Interest Group at the Gerontological Society of America!

Email: syf5079@psu.edu
Twitter: @SaraFreed92
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Cassidy Fry

Cassidy is from Whispering Pines, NC, and received her B.S. in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is advised by Lisa Gatzke-Kopp, and her research interests include adolescent neurobiological development, family contextual influences, and psychopathology

Email: cmf338@psu.edu
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Lawrie Green

Lawrie is from Raleigh, NC, and recieved her B.S. in Computational Science & Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her advisor is Max Crowley. Lawrie's interests include prevention and intervention research and evidence-based policy.

Email: lzg5241@psu.edu
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Anna Hochgraf

Anna is from Durham, NH, and received her B.A. in psychology and public health from the College of William and Mary. Her advisor is Susan McHale. Anna’s research interests include family relationships and the development and prevention of eating disorders and obesity.

Email: akh7@psu.edu
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Kyle Husmann

Kyle is from Santa Clara, CA and received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University. His advisor is Tim Brick. Kyle is interested in education, poverty, and special needs.

Email: kdh38@psu.edu
Pronouns: he/him/his, they/them/theirs

August Jenkins

August is from Detroit, Michigan. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Michigan State University, with minors in Cognitive Science and Linguistics, and her M.S. in Human Development and Family Studies from Penn State. Her advisor is Steffany Fredman. August’s research interests are in the area of minority couples and families. Specifically, she is interested in how racial (e.g., discrimination, racial identity) and spatial (e.g., neighborhood context) factors intersect with individual psychopathology, health, and overall couple functioning among African American couples.

Email: acj5@psu.edu
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Ni Jian

Ni is from Fuding, China, and received a B.A. in Public Finance and a B. S. in Psychology from Peking University. Her adviser is Susan McHale. Her research interests are development of attachment, emotion regulation, and parenting.

Email: nxj133@psu.edu

Jee Eun Kang

Jee eun is from Seoul Korea and received her B.A in Consumer & Child Studies and Business Administration, and her M.A. in Child Development & Family Studies, from Seoul National University. Her advisor is Martin Sliwinski. She is interested in the social environmental factors that influence middle and older adults' health and well-being.

Email: jxk692@psu.edu
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Abigail Keim

Abigail (Abby) is from Buenos Aires, Argentina, and received her B.A. in Psychology from Hamilton College. Her advisor is Scott Gest. Abby's reserch interests include peer and teacher relationships in elementary classrooms, English learners and immigrant students, and school-based interventions.

Email: abk5338@psu.edu
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Christine Kim

Christine received her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Alabama. Her advisor is Doug Teti. She is interested in parenting and early childhood development.

Email: ywk1@psu.edu

Kyler Knapp

Kyler is from Lake Odessa, MI and received his B.S. in Psychology and Human Development and Family Studies from Central Michigan University. His advisor is Bo Cleveland. Kyler's research interests include adolescent and young adult wellbeing and identity development across cultures, and prevention/intervention research.

Email: ksk40@psu.edu
Pronouns: he/him/his

Jungmin Lee

Jungmin Lee is from Seoul, South Korea, and received his B.A and M.A in Psychology from Seoul National University. His research area is methodology, which includes modeling psychological growth in the academic context. His advisors are Peter Molenaar and Sy-Miin Chow.

Email: jzl95@psu.edu
Pronouns: he/him/his

Yanling Li

Yanling is from Shandong, China, and received her B.A. and M.A. in Statistics from Renmin University of China. Her advisors are Sy-Miin Chow and Zita Oravecz. Her research interest is methodology.

Email: yxl823@psu.edu
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Christa Mahlobo

Christa's advisor is Max Crowley.

Email: ctm35@psu.edu

Griselda Martinez

Griselda is from Los Angeles, CA, and received her B.A. in Psychology and Chicana/o Studies and her M.A. in General Experimental Psychology from California State University, Northridge. Her advisor is Mayra Bámaca. Griselda’s research interests include parent-adolescent relationships, adolescents’ mental health, and academic outcomes.

Email: gxm212@psu.edu
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Keiana Mayfield

Kieana is from Richmond, VA, and received her B.A in Sociology from University of Virginia and her MSW from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Her advisors are Greg Fosco and Doug Teti. Kieana is interested in interparental relationships, child and adolescent development, family processes, and prevention/intervention.

Email: kmm7001@psu.edu
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Devin McCauley

Devin received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Connecticut. His advisor is Gregory Fosco. His research interests include family influences in adolescent social-emotional development, as well as school-based prevention interventions.

Email: dwm23@psu.edu
Pronouns: he/him/his

Sara Miller

Sara's advisor is David Almeida.

Email: sem588@psu.edu

Suyong Nah

Suyoung is from Seoul, Korea and received her B.A in Consumer & Child Studies, and her M.A  in Child Development & Family Studies, from Seoul National University. Her advisor is Lynn Martire. She is interested in family caregiving and health in later life.

Email: sxn88@psu.edu

Anneke Olson

Anneke is from Glen Ellyn, IL, and received her B.S in Psychology and B.A. in Sociology from Tulane University. Her advisor is Chad Shenk. Anneke’s research interests include the impacts of child maltreatment and early life stress on biological and psychological development, the mechanisms underlying early adverse experiences and later outcomes, and the development and evaluation of  targeted prevention and intervention programs for vulnerable children and families.

Email: aeo442@psu.edu
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Jonathan Park

Jonathan is from La Mirada, CA and received his BA in Psychology as well as an MA in Experimental Psychology from the California State University at Fullerton. Currently, he is working under the mentorship of Dr. Peter Molenaar and Dr. Sy-Miin Chow. His research interests are in applying and developing quantitative methods to better understand the underlying dynamics of personality and emotional affect under different estimation procedures (i.e., Graphical VAR and GIMME).

Email: jjp409@psu.edu

Daniel Petrie

Daniel is from Oakland, CA, and received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. His advisor is Charles Geier. Daniel is interested in neuroscience, reward processes, and adolescent risk-taking behaviors.

Email: djp67@psu.edu
Pronouns: he/him/his

Wen Ren

Wen is from Nanjing, China and received his B.A. in Statistics and B.S. in Psychology from University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. His advisor is Diana Fishbein. Wen is interested in substance use and adolescent risk taking.

Email: wxr37@psu.edu
Pronouns: he/him/his

Carlie Sloan

Carlie is from Grayling, MI, and received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Notre Dame. Her advisor is Greg Fosco. Carlie is interested in parental conflict, influences on adolescent adjustment, and family intervention. 

Email: cjs543@psu.edu
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Jillian Strayhorn

Jillian is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and she received her B.A. in Psychology from Cornell University. Her advisor is Linda Collins. Jillian is interested in the methods of developing, optimizing, and evaluating behavioral interventions for children and families. 

Email: jcs532@psu.edu
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Shyuan Ching Tan

Shyuan is from Singapore/Taiwan. She received her MBA from University of Minnesota and her MA in Gerontology from San Francisco State University. Her research interest is in minority older adults’ cognitive health and she is currently working with Dr. Gamaldo.

Email: sxt387@psu.edu
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Ashley Tate

Ashley is from Crown Point, IN and received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Indianapolis. Her advisor is Lynn Martire. Ashley is interested in the dissemination and implementation of interventions for unpaid caregivers.

Email: axs6110@psu.edu

Sarah Terell

Sarah's advisor is Lisa Gatzke-Kopp.

Email: sut523@psu.edu

Junyan (Joanne) Tian

Joanne is from Tianjin, China. And she received her M.S in Psychology from Sun Yat-sen University, and M.S. Ed in Interdisciplinary Studies in Human Development from the University of Pennsylvania. Her advisor is Lesley Ross, and she is interested in cognitive aging and intervention.

Email: jxt717@psu.edu

Sabrina Voltaire

Sabrina is from Cap-Haitien, Haiti, and received her B.S. in Psychology and her M.A. in Human Services from Liberty University. Her advisor is Doug Teti. Her interests include early childhood development and prevention/intervention.

Email: stv113@psu.edu

Julie Wood

Julie is from Columbia, MO and earned their B.S. in Psychology from the University of Minnesota with minors in Mathematics and Statistics. Their advisor is Zita Oravecz. Julie's interests broadly center on the development of quantitative methods for intensive longitudinal data at multiple timescale analysis, with particular focus on Bayesian methods and dynamical systems modeling. 

Email: jfw5255@psu.edu
Twitter: @quant_wood
Pronouns: they/them/theirs