Research Lab Coordinator
Alison is a fourth year graduate student in the clinical psychology Ph.D. program. Her research interests include factors contributing to sexual assault perpetration, as well as sexual assault and anti-racism intervention evaluation on college campuses. Alison received her B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Women's Studies from Northern Illinois University.
Caitlin is a fourth year graduate student in the clinical psychology Ph.D. program. Her research interests include defining individual differences in resiliency in children exposed to family conflict and violence. Caitlin received her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in English and Comparative Literature Studies from Occidental College.
Emily is a third year graduate student in the clinical psychology Ph.D. program. Her research interests include developing effective interventions for the prevention of sexual violence and identifying individual risk factors for sexual violence re-victimization and perpetration. Emily received her B.A. in Psychology with minors in Spanish, Religious Studies, and Human Development and Family Science from the University of Arkansas.
Jamie is a first year graduate student in the clinical psychology Ph.D. program. Her research interests include interpersonal violence and intervention evaluation for at-risk youth and sexual minorities. Jamie received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Southern California.
Kelli is a fourth year graduate student in the clinical psychology Ph.D. program. Her research interests include adolescent adjustment problems, interpersonal violence, and intervention evaluation for at-risk youth. Kelli received a B.A. in Psychology and Music from Southern Methodist University.
Tricia Gower received her B.A. in psychology at McGill University, and is currently a second year clinical psychology doctoral student at Southern Methodist University. She is interested in researching protective factors that are predictive of resilience and Posttraumatic Growth in children exposed to abuse and Intimate Partner Violence.
Courtney earned her B.A. in Psychology and Religious Studies from Southern Methodist University. Courtney plans to continue her studies by earning a Ph.D. in Psychology. Courtney joined the FRC as a research assistant Fall 2014.
Kristen Yule served as an undergraduate research assistant Fall 2013 to Spring 2015. She also completed a research project under the mentorship of Dr. Jouriles as part of SMU’s Psychology Distinction program. Kristen is now a second-year student at Marquette University's clinical psychology Ph.D. program, under the mentorship of Dr. John Grych.
Aubrey served as an undergraduate research assistant Summer 2014 to Spring 2015. Aubrey is now a research associate at Johns Hopkins, and plans to pursue a Ph.D in counseling or clinical psychology.
Interested in joining our team as a research assistant?Undergraduate students at SMU may contact Fatima Hanif to learn more about becoming involved as a research assistant at the Family Research Center. You can also visit the SMU employment website to learn more about employment opportunities on campus.