Research Assistants | Department of Sociology | Kent State University

Research Assistants

Ashleah McDonald
 

Ashleah McDonald is an undergraduate student studying biology with a concentration in pre-medicine at Kent State. Her research interests include psychology, neuroscience, immunology, and angiology. In the future she will be attending medical school to eventually become a neurosurgeon.

 

 
 
 
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OFFICE
Department of Biology
CONTACT INFO
amcdon14@kent.edu

Nicole Perrone
 

Nicole Perrone is an M.A. Candidate studying biological anthropology at Kent State University. Her research interests include primate behavioral ecology, sexual dimorphism, reproductive strategies, cooperation, and humans origins and evolution. Her Master’s Thesis (in progress) investigates the intersection of stress hormones and allomaternal behavior through a comparative study of three lemur taxa. She holds a B.S. in Anthropology from The School of Human Evolution and Social Change at Arizona State University.

 

 
 
 
Nicole Perrone

OFFICE
Department of Anthropology
CONTACT INFO
nperron1@kent.edu

Jon Overton

Jon Overton is a graduate student studying sociology at Kent State University. His research interests include social psychology, biosociology, and organizations. Across these subfields, status, power, emotion, and identity processes are of primary interest. His Master’s Thesis extends expectation states theory to explain "status contagion," how status spreads from person to person. He holds B.A.s in Sociology and Ethics & Public Policy from the University of Iowa.

 

 
 
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OFFICE
Department of Sociology
CONTACT INFO
joverto1@kent.edu