Department of Psychological Sciences
I teach undergraduate and (will teach) graduate courses on topics in social and health psychology. I conduct research aimed at understanding how people think about their risk for disease and how this information can be used to promote healthier behaviors.
WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:
EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:
I was a postdoctoral research fellow in the Behavioral Research Program at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health.
LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:
I appreciate having the opportunity to teach students about topics that are relevant to their daily lives!
ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:
Great opportunities to conduct research and the friendly, collegiate psychology department.
Ph.D. in Social Psychology from University of Utah; B.A. in Psychology from American University
Hiking, yoga, trying new recipes, reading