Anita is a doctoral student in the Integrative Neuroscience program at the University of Chicago working with Greg Norman. Anita completed her bachelors in Neuroscience and Psychology at Duke University in 2016 and went on to spend three years in New York City as a research assistant for the Child Mind Institute's Healthy Brain Network. She recently completed the Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences (MAPSS) at the University of Chicago.
Anita is broadly interested in taking a multidisciplinary approach to understanding social processes. She seeks to apply this knowledge to elucidate how psychosocial and biological processes can go awry in individuals experiencing psychopathology, with a focus on the role of [social] stress in the etiology and maintenance of internalizing disorders.