Lab Director

 
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Kristen Lindquist, Ph.D., is director of the CASL and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina. She is a member of the Social Psychology program and the Human Neuroimaging Group. She is also affiliated with the Biomedical Research Imaging Center and the Neurobiology Curriculum in the School of Medicine. Dr. Lindquist received her Ph.D. in Psychology from Boston College and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard University Mind/Brain/Behavior Initiative and the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Trainees

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Cameron Doyle, M.A., is a fifth year Ph.D. student in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina. She is interested in how emotion concepts shape the perception and neural representation of emotion. Cameron is supported by a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.

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Mallory Feldman is a first year Ph.D student in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina. She is interested in how social others scaffold basic psychophysiological processes underlying emotional experience.

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Joshua Jackson is a fourth year Ph.D. student in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina. He is interested in the cultural evolution of emotion categories. Josh is supported by a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.

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Joseph Leshin is a fourth year Ph.D. student in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina. He takes both a neuroscientific and social psychological approach in identifying mechanisms that give rise to individual differences in emotion experience and emotion regulation. Joseph is supported by a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.

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Jennifer MacCormack, M.A., is a seventh year Ph.D. student in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina. She is interested in bodily contributions to emotion across the age-span. Her dissertation investigates how autonomic nervous system reactivity and interoceptive ability interact with meta-cognitive beliefs to impact emotions during stress. Jenn is supported by a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship to examine how the aging brain represents emotion in late life.

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Holly Shablack, M.A., is a sixth year Ph.D. student in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina. She is interested in how emotion words are acquired during early development and how differences in emotion word use shapes experiences and perceptions of emotion across cultures and bilingual individuals. Her dissertation investigates how access to emotion concepts alters emotion experience and physiology. Holly is supported by a Dissertation Completion Fellowship from The Graduate School.

 

graduate student alumni

Daryl Cameron, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University

Kent Lee, Ph.D., Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Psychology, Northeastern University

Elise Rice, Ph.D., Postdoctoral fellow, National Cancer Institute

 

Undergraduate and post-bacc alumni

Conrad Baldner, PhD student, Department of Psychology, University of Rome

Adrienne Bonar, Research Coordinator, CIRCLE Lab, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Jeffrey Brooks, PhD student, Department of Psychology, New York University

Cameron Doyle, PhD student, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Srishti Goel, PhD student, Department of Psychology, Yale University

Anika Khan, PhD student, Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania

Heather Ortega, PhD student, Department of Neuroscience, Yale University School of Medicine

Michael Parrish, PhD student, Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

Jenna Perry, Research Coordinator, Social & Cultural Neuroscience Lab, University of Miami

Jared Scruggs, PhD student, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Andrea Stein, PhD student, Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin

Natasha Vernooij, PhD student, Department of Psychology, University of Michigan