Recent Graduates

Congratulations to Our Recent PhD Graduates!

 

Elise Anderson
Area: Personality, Individual Differences, and Behavior Genetics
Advisors: Matt McGue, Paul Sackett
Dissertation: Counterproductive work behavior and organizational citizenship behavior: Understanding their nature and antecedents through familial, longitudinal, and concurrent data

Hannah Berg
Area: Clinical Science and Psychopathology Research 
Advisor: Shmuel Lissek
Dissertation: Deciding Which Fears to Face: Behavioral and Neural Mechanisms of Costly Avoidance in Clinical Anxiety

Ziming Clark
Area: Quantitative-Psychometric Methods 
Advisors: Nate Helwig, Niels Waller
Dissertation: Analyzing Twin Data with Generalized Linear Mixed-Effects Models and Bayesian Computation

Allison Cooperman
Area: Quantitative-Psychometric Methods 
Advisor: Niels Waller
Dissertation: An Automated Test Assembly Approach Using Item Response Theory to Enhance Evidence of Measurement Invariance

Jami Eller
Area: Social Psychology
Advisors: Jeff Simpson, Marti Gonzales
Dissertation: Precursors and Consequences of Partner Buffering of Attachment Insecurity for Agents in Romantic Relationships: An Examination of Two Longitudinal Studies

Elizabeth Fast
Area: Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Advisor: Steve Engel
Dissertation: Limits of Adaptation in the Vergence System

Cory Fleck
Area: Social Psychology
Advisors: Jeff Simpson, Mark Snyder
Dissertation: Political Attitude Similarity and Change in Early Romantic Relationships

Mari Gades
Area: Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Advisors: Andrew Oxenham, Dorothy Hatsukami
Dissertation: The Abuse Potential and Appeal of Electronic Cigarettes for Adult Cigarette Smokers

Daniel Guest
Area: Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Advisor: Andrew Oxenham
Dissertation: Perception of complex sounds at high frequencies

Rebecca Kazinka
Area: Clinical Science and Psychopathology Research 
Advisor: Angus MacDonald
Dissertation: Behavioral Economics of Persecutory Delusions

Caitlin Koller
Area: Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Advisors: Vanessa Lee, Daniel Kersten
Dissertation: Dynamic Selection History Guides Attention Via a Path-like, Habit-like Mechanism

Victoria Oleynick
Area: Clinical Science and Psychopathology Research 
Advisor: Bill Iacono
Dissertation: Alcohol-related disruptions of cerebellar contributions to cognition: a longitudinal study of cerebellar volume in twins

Michelle Thai
Area: Clinical Science and Psychopathology Research 
Advisors: Shmuel Lissek, Bonnie Klimes-Dougan
Dissertation: Interplay among Neural, Autonomic, and Neuroendocrine Systems in Rumination

Yilei Wang
Area: Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Advisors: Deniz Ones, Nathan Kuncel
Dissertation: Organizational Environmental Sustainability in Asian Countries: Assessment and Nomological Network

 

Stephanie Zellers
Area: Personality, Individual Differences, and Behavior Genetics
Advisor: Scott Vrieze
Dissertation: Impacts of Recreational Cannabis Legalization: Substance Use Development, Pre-Existing Vulnerability, and Psychosocial Outcomes