Past Research Assistants

 

Listing of our past Research Assistants and where they went after our lab. Ordered starting with the longest-running lab members.

4-year members:

 

  • Christian Kotoye, 2014-2018: Oakland University, Ph.D. Psychology

3-year members:

  • Valerie Kemp, 2016-2019: University of Michigan, Media Psychology

  • Nicole Burkel, 2015-2018 (Lab Events coordinator): HR Graduate Trainee, Smurfit Kappa North America

  • Gabriella Boisineau, 2015-2018

  • Emily Gildersleeve, 2015-2018

  • Michael Russell Phillips, 2015-2018: MSU, Master of Human Resources and Labor Relations

  • Taylor Mcfarland, 2013-2016

  • Jessica Jary, 2010-2013

  • Andrew Jessmore, 2009-2012: Honors Student, Outstanding Senior Award, Commencement Speaker, Univ. of Michigan, Master of Public Health

  • Stephanie Spencer, 2008-2011: University of Rhode Island, MS Couple and Family Therapy

  • Josh Glowacki, 2008-2011

  • Sara Jelinek, 2007-2010: Honors Student, Senior Honor's Thesis, SUNY Binghamton, Ph.D. Clinical Psych

 

 

2-year members:

 

  • Kunj Goenka, 2016-2018: University of Michigan, College of Pharmacy

  • Lark Steafo, 2016-2018

  • John McGwire, 2016-2018

  • Maureen Gaffney, 2016-2018: DePaul University, Nursing

  • Lark Amer Steafo, 2016-2018: MSU, College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Olivia Campbell, 2016-2018: University of Tennessee, Speech Pathology

  • Carley Taylor, 2015-2017: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Kate Rentschler, 2014-2016

  • Sheldon Holmes, 2013-2015: MSU Army ROTC

  • Hanna Reed, 2013-2015

  • Bingxin Weng, 2013-2015

  • Alyse Bedell, 2012-2014: Northwestern University, Ph.D. Clinical Psychology

  • Bridget Meyer, 2012-2014

  • Stephen Buskirk, 2012-2014

  • Zach Franken, 2012-2014

  • Eugene Sakirkin, 2012-2014

  • Taylor Porras, 2011-2013: MSU Greek Man of the Year (2013)

  • Kurt Schuepfer, 2010-2012: Univ. of Miami (Ohio), Ph.D. Social Psychology

  • Kathryn Robb, 2010-2012

  • Jordan Ooms, 2010-2012

  • Samantha Martens, 2010-2012: Michigan State College of Business, MBA

  • Shalaka Akolkar, 2010-2012

  • Chelsea Wise, 2009-2011: Cal State-Fullerton, MS Clinical Psych

  • Tom Singer, 2009-2011

  • Stephanie Raymundo, 2009-2011: Professorial Assistant, Michigan State, MD College of Medicine

  • Kimberly Pingatore, 2008-2010: Internship at War Memorial Hospital, MI

  • Shayla Thrash, 2008-2010: McNair/SROP Scholar, Honors Student, Univ. of Maryland-Baltimore, Ph.D. Human Services Psych

  • Elizabeth Harfmann, 2008-2010: Univ. of Kansas, Ph.D. Clinical Psych

  • Bryce-Alan McGeehan, 2008-2010

  • Sandte Stanley, 2007-2009: Honors Student, Senior Honor's Thesis, Emory Univ., Master of Public Health; ORISE Fellow, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Jennifer Krohn, 2007-2009: Honors Student, Univ. of Michigan Master of Social Work; Wayne State Univ., Patient Advocate in the Medical School