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Research Assistants

Current Research Assistants

Morgan Livingston
Fall 2016 – Present
img_3285  Morgan is a senior at the University of Connecticut working on a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She joined the Child and Adolescent Anxiety Lab in the Fall of 2016 and is looking forward to working on current research projects. She plans on pursuing a career as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner following graduation.
Adam Mealy Fall 2016 – Present
Adam is a senior at the University of Connecticut working towards earning a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology with a research concentration. He joined the Child & Adolescent Anxiety Lab in the Fall of 2016 to gain insight into the research process and receive lab experience. Adam is interested in the causes and treatment of psychological disorders such as depression and anxiety. Following graduation in May 2018, he plans to continue work in psychology and hopes pursue a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology.
Alexandria Nuccio Fall 2016 – Present
20161026_1451331 Alexandria is a senior at the University of Connecticut working on completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She is interested in working with teens and young adults dealing with mood disorders, depression, anxiety, and ADD/ADHD.  She joined the Child and Adolescent Anxiety Lab in the fall of 2016 and is excited to work with her teammates on upcoming research projects.  After graduation, she hopes to attend graduate school for Clinical Psychology and open her own private practice.
Brianna Feehan Fall 2017 – Present
  Brianna is a senior at the University of Connecticut working on completing a Bachelors Degree in Psychology. She joined the Child and Adolescent Anxiety Lab in the fall of 2017 and is excited to begin working on the new research projects planned for the semester. Following graduation in May 2018, she plans to continue involvement in the field and hopes to pursue a Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology.
Kalliope Sanderson Fall 2017 – Present
  Kalliope is a junior at the University of Connecticut working on a degree in Psychology with honors. She joined the Child & Adolescent Anxiety lab in the fall of 2017 to gain research experience. She is interested in the interaction between social factors and mental health, as well as the influence of human relationships on mental health. She hopes to attend graduate school in the future.
Emma Skinner Fall 2017 – Present
  Emma is a junior at the University of Connecticut studying Physiology and Neurobiology. She joined the lab Fall 2017, and is interested in the physiological effects of anxiety on both persons with Generalized Anxiety Disorders and the people around them. She is also interested in treatments for anxiety, specifically as it relates to the traumatic experiences of the person. Emma plans to work with as a clinician specializing in trauma and hopes to earn a PhD in Clinical Psychology.
Hannah Halloran Fall 2017 – Present
Hannah Halloran is a junior at the University of Connecticut studying Human Development & Family Studies, pursuing a certificate in Family Life Education. She joined the lab Fall 2017 and is interested in the the presentations of comorbid anxiety and trauma related disorders. Post, graduation, Hannah hopes to do clinical work with anxious adolescents from low socioeconomic backgrounds. At the moment, she is considering pursuing these goals via a masters in social work.
Natasha Farooqi Fall 2017 – Present
Natasha is a sophomore at the University of Connecticut pursuing a Bachelors degree in Psychology. She joined the Child and Adolescent Anxiety Lab in the fall of 2017 in order to gain research experience. Upon graduation, she would like to obtain a doctoral degree in clinical psychology. She is especially interested in working with children and adolescents with eating disorders in a residential treatment setting.
Carly Danziger
Fall 2017 – Present
Carly Danziger is a sophomore at the University of Connecticut studying Psychology and pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Health. She joined the lab in Fall 2017 to gauge her interest in research and gain insight into the process. She finds adolescent anxiety to be a very interesting and relevant field. She is especially interested in the connection between the emotional and physiological components of anxiety.

 

Past Research Assistants (past 7 years)

Spring 2017 Taylor Brosnihan, Libby Ogren, Andrea Aliberti
Spring 2016 Kaity Allen, Samantha McQueenie
Fall 2015 Elise Dumas, Madeline Farrell, Laurel Gibson, Margaret Leska, Kyle Livernoche
Spring 2015 Allen Crandell, Spencer Wesley, Olivia Benson
Fall 2014 Erica Crowley, Susan Kusmierski, Pamela Scalise
Summer 2014 JC Gonzalez
Spring 2014 Joseph Bartlett, Evan Burke, Dana Ferri, Melanie Lora, Gianmarco Vitti, Sherry Husain, Michelle Goldstein, Aliya Subhit
Fall 2013 Leanna Basile, Stephanie Cabral, Michelle Goldstein, Bianca Hurdle, Jessica Pinto, Devika Prasad, Aliya Subhit, Melanie Gonsalves, Mariana Blaceri
Spring 2013 Sarah Bystryk, Lauren Almeida, Hannah Hester, Leila Hoffman, Lindsey Horvath, Portia Kimbis, Geoffrey Mate, Paul Tripodi, Corrine Winters
Fall 2012 Lauren Almeida, Leanne Basile, Michelle Goldstein, Cynthia Gutierrez, Hannah Hester, Leila Hoffman, Portia Kimbis, Eric Morhold, Kathryn O’Neil, Paul Tripodi, Corrine Winters
Spring 2012 Lauren Almeida, Olivia Bogucki, Michelle Goldstein, Cynthia Gutierrez, Brian Thompson, Corrine Trudeau, Roshani Vanmali, Corrine Winters
Fall 2011 Olivia Bogucki, Emma Higgins, Rachel Macri, Sharma McCarthy, Kathryn O’Neil, Caitlin Shortelle, Marcus Tart, Corrine Trudeau, Brian Thompson, Roshani Vanmali, Ashley Zagorsky
Spring 2011 Olivia Bogucki, Christina Catucci, Sean Hansen, Christine Henry, Emma Higgins, Rachel Macri, Kathryn O’Neil, Lindsey Rooker, Brittany Schnurr, Melissa Slayin, Jessica Vax
Fall 2010 Olivia Bogucki, Christina Catucci, Nicole Carriveau, Brittany Dzwonchyk, Christine Henry, Lindsey Rooker, Melissa Slayin, Roshani Vanmali, Jessica Vaz