We are very lucky to be surrounded by a number of exceptional psychologists here at NDSU. Not only are they doing important research, but they also love to help educate others in psychology. Below is a list of individuals who have contributed to our blog so far. If you are interested in a post surrounding any of their research areas, please feel free to contact us to request a post on that particular subject.
Brittany is in her 3rd year as a graduate student in the Psychological Clinical Sciences PhD program at NDSU. Her research consists of how emotional and self-regulatory factors influence eating disorders. She also co-authors her own blog, Significantly Public. To date, she has written an awesome post for us on weight based victimization.
Brandon is in his 3rd year graduate student in the Psychological Clinical Sciences PhD program at NDSU. His research examines how emotion influences cognition and attentional biases in psychopathology. He also co-authors the Significantly Public blog with Brittany. For suicide prevention month, he co-authored a post for us on suicide prevention strategies.
Sam is a fourth year graduate student in the Psychological Clinical Sciences PhD program at NDSU. Her research examines vulnerability factors for psychopathology and the manualized treatment for depression in a college population. Sam has co-authored an excellent post for us on suicide prevention strategies.
Alisha received her Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy, and is now a practicing OT. During graduate school, she conducted a phenomenological study pertaining to the perceived needs of homeless individuals in a collaborative neighborhood project of West Michigan. To date, she has written an excellent post for us on how a psychology major is a good fit for occupational therapy.
Jessica received her B.S. from Grand Valley State University where she majored in Psychology. She is currently a 2nd year graduate student in a PhD Clinical Psychology program in Illinois. Her research and clinical interests include health psychology and the psychosocial aspects of chronic illnesses. Specifically, Jessica is interested in the role that stress, coping, social support, and medication adherence play in inflammatory bowel disease. She has written an excellent post on IBS for us so far.