Anam Barakzai

Doctoral student in Social Psychology

Anam is a graduate student in the Social Psychology program working with Dr. Alex Shaw.  She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2011 with a B.S. and honors in Psychology, and a minor in Cognitive Science.  

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Dana Beach

Doctoral student in Integrative Neuroscience

Dana is a graduaute student in the Integrative Neuroscience program working with Brian Prendergast.


Haerin Chung

Doctoral student in Developmental Psychology

Haerin is graduate student in the Developmental Psychology program working with Amanda Woodward.


Gisella Diaz

Doctoral student in Integrative Neuroscience

Gisella is a graduate student in the Integrative Neuroscience program working with Ed Awh.


Kelly Faig

Doctoral student in Integrative Neuroscience

Kelly is a graduate student in the Integrative Neuroscience program working with Dr. Greg Norman and Dr. Brian Prendergast. She is currently examining reciprocal interactions between autonomic, neuroendocrine, immune, and genetic mechanisms of sickness behaviors in human and animal models.

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Nicole Hakim

Doctoral student in Integrative Neuroscience

Nicole is a graduate student in the Integrative Neuroscience program working with Ed Vogel and Ed Awh.She is broadly interested in individual differences in visual attention, perception and working memory.

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Casey Hall

Doctoral student in Developmental Psychology

Casey is a doctoral student in the Developmental program working with Dr. Susan Goldin-Meadow. She is interested in how acquiring language impacts children’s mathematical reasoning abilities. 

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Julianne Herts

Doctoral student in Cognition

Julianne is a doctoral student in the Cognition program working with Sian Beilock and Susan Levine.


Yu Ji

Doctoral student in Integrative Neuroscience

Yu is a graduate student in the Integrative Neuroscience program working with Leslie Kay.


Omid Kardan

Doctoral student in Integrative Neuroscience

Omid is a graduate student in the Integrative Neuroscience program working with Dr. Marc Berman. His research interests include environmental psychology and neuroscience, social neuroscience, functional neuroimaging, and image and bio-signal processing.

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Ka Ying (Becky) Lau

Doctoral student in Cognition

In 2012, Becky began her doctoral studies at the University of Chicago working with Dr. Boaz Keysar. She is broadly interested in perspective-taking, decision making, and multilingualism. Her current project examines how language influences negotiation outcomes.

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Jenny Lu

Doctoral student in Developmental Psychology

Jenny is a doctoral student in the developmental program working with Dr. Susan-Goldin-Meadow and Dr. Amanda Woodward. She is broadly interested in the interplay of gesture and language in sign and spoken languages.

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Ken Onishi

Doctoral student in Integrative Neuroscience

Ken is a doctoral student in the Integrative Neuroscience program working with Dr. Brian Prendergast and Dr. Greg Norman. His current research aims to understand the biological underpinnings of behavior.

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Kathryn Schertz

Doctoral student in Integrative Neuroscience

Kate is a graduate student in the Integrative Neuroscience program working with Dr. Marc Berman. She is broadly interested in how one’s physical environment affects physical and mental health, with a focus on the different influences of natural and built environments on attention and fatigue

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Emily Slezak

Doctoral student in Integrative Neuroscience

Emily is a PhD student in the Integrative Neuroscience program and works with Dr. Steve Shevell. She received her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Washington in 2014 where she worked with Dr. Steve Buck on human color vision. 

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Catherine Stevenson

Doctoral student in Integrative Neuroscience

Catherine is a graduate student in the Integrative Neuroscience program working with Alex Shaw.


Anirudh Tiwathia

Doctoral student in Cognition

Anirudh is currently enrolled in the Joint PhD program in Psychology (Cognition Area) and Business (Behavioral Science at the Center for Decision Research). He is interested in studying judgment & decision making (JDM), especially the role of attention in choice behavior. 

 

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James Waller

Doctoral student in Developmental Psychology

James is a graduate student in the Developmental Psychology program working with Susan Goldin-Meadow.