Past Laboratory Coordinators

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Mary Taylor (MT) Goeltz, B.A.

Past Lab Coordinator
Summer 2020 - Summer 2021

Mary Taylor "MT" Goeltz received her B.A. in Psychology from Dickinson College, where she worked with Dr. Suman Ambwani as a research assistant in the CARE (Clinical Assessment and Research) lab. After graduation, MT worked as a lab manager for Dr. Audun Dahl's Early Social Interaction Lab at UC Santa Cruz. She will be joining the Clinical-Health Psychology program at UC Denver in Fall 2021, where she will research social behavior development in infancy under the mentorship of Dr. Kevin Everhart.

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Chad McPherson

Past Lab Coordinator
Winter 2017 - Summer 2018

Dr. Chad M. McPherson (he/him/his) is a trained sociologist. His areas of interest include institutions and organizations, group and organizational identities, higher education, culture and cognition, social psychology, mental health, and more broadly still, theory. His research explores how macro-cultural systems of beliefs and practices are influential—how they are experienced, understood, and used—at the micro-level of various professional realms. As a qualitative researcher, his work is primarily rooted in organizations and organizational sociology.


Jamie Page

Past Lab Coordinator
Summer 2018 - Summer 2020

Jamie Page received her B.S. in Psychology from Eastern Michigan University where, under the mentorship of Dr. Angela Staples, she developed and ran a grant-funded study investigating personality, coping, and internalizing problems in students. Broadly, her research interests lie at the intersection of developmental and clinical research. She will be joining the clinical psychology program at SUNY Buffalo in the fall of 2020, where she plans to research the influence of psychological, social, and contextual factors on the development of problem behaviors in adolescents and young adults under the mentorship of Dr. Craig Colder.

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Benjamin Swanson, B.A.

Ben Swanson earned his B.A. degree in Neuroscience and Psychology from Concordia College in Moorhead Minnesota. During his time at Concordia, been worked with Dr. Dwight Peterson examining organization principles of visual working memory. Broadly, Ben is interested in studying various aspects of cognition and their influence on behavior. Ben is excited to serve as Lab Coordinator of the Developmental Psychopathology lab and plans to pursue a doctorate in clinical psychology.