Lab Director



Kasey Creswell


Education:
Bachelor of Science
Psychology
University of Pittsburgh

Masters of Science and Ph.D
Clinical/Health Psychology
University of Pittsburgh


Fun Fact:
I have turned most of my front yard
into a beet farm.



Lab Manager



Ela Sehic


Education:
Bachelor of Arts
Psychology
University of Chicago

 

MS Candidate
Public Policy and Management
Carnegie Mellon University


Fun Fact:
I am a runner.


Graduate Students



Cari Skrzynski


Education:
Bachelor of Arts
Psychology and English
University of Michigan


Ph.D. Candidate
Psychology
Carnegie Mellon University


Fun Fact:
I have a twin sister named Noelle.


Research Associate



Scott King


Education:
Bachelor of Arts
Psychology
Washington and Jefferson College



Fun Fact:
I've lived in nine different cities.


Research Assistants



Alexandra Halberstadt



Education:
Bachelor of Science
Biological Sciences and Psychology
Carnegie Mellon University


Fun Fact:
I have an identical twin!


Jane Kogan



Education:
Bachelor of Science
Psychology and Biology
Carnegie Mellon University


Fun Fact:
One of my goals is to travel to as many places as possible.


Teddy Cai



Education:
Bachelor of Science
Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University


Fun Fact:
I love music and can play guitar, bassoon, saxophone, and ukulele.


Sara Purchase



Education:
Bachelor of Science
Neuroscience
University of Pittsburgh


Fun Fact:
I went hiking in the Amazon Rainforest this summer.


Jared Jory-Geiger



Education:
Bachelor of Arts
Psychology and Philosophy w/ Statistics minor
Carnegie Mellon University


Fun Fact:
I went to the same middle school as Teddy Roosevelt.


Kristen Kelly



Education:
Bachelor of Science
Microbiology
University of Pittsburgh


Fun Fact:
I've been skiing and snowboarding for 16 years.


Aliya Saffran



Education:
Bachelor of Science
Neuroscience
Carnegie Mellon University


Fun Fact:
I have been horseback riding since I was a child.


Amy Chen



Education:
Bachelor of Science
Psychology
Carnegie Mellon University


Fun Fact:
When I was younger, my family thought we received two female hamsters. We had ten hamsters by the end of the year.


Jieming Lewis Li



Education:
Bachelor of Science
Psychology
Carnegie Mellon University


Fun Fact:
I was born and raised in Shenzhen (right next to Hong Kong), but I never got used to the hot, humid weather. But I have no problem embracing the chilly Pittsburgh weather. I didn't even apply to schools in the South, because I was eager to get out of the hot weather!


Lab Group Fall 2017



Former Research Assistants

Nina Hill
Briana Williams
Elisa Pabon
Woongki Kim
Allison Drazba
Gabriel Shoglow-Rubenstein
Chidinma Nwankwo

Laura Pacilio

Stephanie Youn

Talya Lazerus

You Bin Maeng

Mathi Rengasamy

Zhuopin Sun

Zach Kohler

Isaiah Edmonds

Jonathan Tsao

Madalyn Gryger

Isabella Starvaggi

Eun Yeong (Annie) KIm

Danielle Pascuzzo