Collegiate Affiliation

Andrea is an enrolled member of the Seneca-Cayuga Nation (Deer Clan) and Shawnee Tribe and a descendent of the Peoria Tribe of Indians and Cherokee Nation. She is a fifth year graduate student in the Clinical Science and Psychopathology Research Ph.D program. She is interested in the relationship between forms of stress (e.g. minority stress in Native American populations, chronic stressors such as poverty, and childhood maltreatment) and suicidal thoughts and behaviors in childhood and adolescence. She examines neurobiological and psychophysiological mechanisms that may inform how these constructs are related.

Educational Background & Specialties
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Educational Background

  • MA: Psychology, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, 2022
  • B.S.: Psychology, Yale University, 2017


  • Suicidal thoughts and behavior
  • Stress
  • Native American communities