Academic Training & Positions

Assistant Professor (Research): 2018-Present
Brown University—Alpert Medical School; Providence, RI
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Postdoctoral Research Fellow: 2015-2018
T32 in Child Mental Health
Brown University—Alpert Medical School; Providence, RI
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Mentor: Shirley Yen, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychology Resident: 2014-2015
Brown University—Alpert Medical School; Providence, RI
Mentor: Shirley Yen, Ph.D.

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology: 2015
University of Kentucky; Lexington, KY
Dissertation: The Rewarding Nature of Anger Rumination in Borderline Personality Disorder: An fMRI Investigation
Chair: Ruth A. Baer, Ph.D.

M.S. in Clinical Psychology: 2012
University of Kentucky; Lexington, KY
Thesis: Shame and Borderline Personality Features: The Potential Mediating Role of Anger and Anger Rumination
Chair: Ruth A. Baer, Ph.D.

B.S. in Psychology, Summa cum Laude: 2007
University of Massachusetts Boston; Boston, MA
Honors Thesis: A Preliminary Investigation of the Relationship Between Mindfulness and Impulsivity
Mentor: Lizabeth Roemer, Ph.D.