Doctoral student in Developmental Psychology

Background

Nancy is a doctoral student working with Susan Levine and Sian Beilock. She graduated from The University of Chicago in 2013 with honors in Psychology. She worked with Amanda Woodward and completed an honors thesis examining the effects of private speech and agency on children’s memory. After graduating, she taught first graders in Chicago through Teach For America.

Research Interests

Nancy is interested in exploring how social interactions can affect children’s motivation and academic outcomes. She is interested in understanding how manipulating these interactions affects children’s math learning and performance, and how these interactions differ in contexts of socioeconomic status.