Recent Graduates

Congratulations to Our Recent PhD Graduates!


Elena Auer
Area: Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Advisor: Richard Landers
Dissertation: Choosing a “Source of Truth”: The Implications of using Self versus Interviewer Ratings of Interviewee Personality as Training Data for Language-Based Personality Assessments

Seon-Kyeong Jang
Area: Personality, Individual Differences, and Behavior Genetics
Advisor: Scott Vrieze
Dissertation: Investigating Genetic Architecture of Complex Traits through Analysis of Rare Variants and Diverse Genomes 

Yuri Kim
Area: Personality, Individual Differences, and Behavior Genetics
Advisors: Matt McGue, James Lee
Dissertation: Expanding the Nomological Net of Personality Psychology

Sara Knauz
Area: Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Advisors: Wilma Koutstaal, Shmuel Lissek
Dissertation: Alexithymia Subscales Have Distinct Roles in Both the Variability of Arousal Ratings and in Associations With Anxiety and Psychological Inflexibility

Justin Kracht
Area: Quantitative/Psychometric Methods
Advisor: Niels Waller
Dissertation: Make Some Noise: Generating Data From Imperfect Factor Models

King Yiu Suen
Area: Quantitative/Psychometric Methods
Advisors: Katerina Marcoulides, Dave Weiss
Dissertation: A Comparison of Item Selection Methods and Stopping Rules in Multi-category Computerized Classification Testing

Sooyeon Sung
Area: Personality, Individual Differences, and Behavior Genetics
Advisor: Colin DeYoung
Dissertation: Toward an empirically based structure of infant temperament: Psychometric properties and factor structure of the Infant Behavior Questionnaire-Revised

Ashley Walters
Area: Social Psychology
Advisors: Gene Borgida, Mark Snyder
Dissertation: Masculine Culture, Gender Roles, and the Underrepresentation of Women in STEM Fields