Graduate Alumni

Graduate student alumni and their dissertation topics



Alicia Janos, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Relationship between Serum Biomarkers and Three-Month Outcomes Following Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Current Position: Post Doctoral Fellow, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital



Pia Banerjee, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Organizational strategic processing: a latent variable analysis 

Current Position: Clinical Research Neuropsychologist, St. Jude's Children's Hospital



Gabriel Araujo, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Response monitoring during typical development

Current Position: Pediatric Neuropsychologist, at St. Louis Children's Hospital




Tara McAuley, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Modeling the relationship between speed, inhibition, and working memory

Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo



Erica Brandling-Bennett, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Development of strategic processing

Current Position: Clinical Neuropsychologist, Valley Medical Center



Rachel Wells, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Depression and obstructive sleep apnea

Current Position: Psychologist, Cheyenne VA Medical Center


Shawn Christ, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Inhibitory control in children with phenylketonuria

Current Position: Associate Professor, University of Missouri



Laura Chapman, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Remote memory as a source of proactive interference



Marsha Nortz, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Effects of divided attention on memory encoding and retrieval

Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics Texas Children's Hospital



Amy Alderson, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Impact of frontal dysfunction on memory encoding and retrieval