Graduate Students


Adair, Carrie
Advisor: Dr. Barbara Fredrickson
311 Davie Hall
kcadair@email.unc.edu

Carrie studies the construct of mindfulness (present moment attention and awareness) and its influence on affective processes, relationships, and well being.


Chang, Yen-Ping
Advisor: Dr. Sara Algoe
322 Davie Hall
ypchang@live.unc.edu

Yen-Ping studies positive emotions, specifically the emotion of gratitude.


Clark, Jenna
Advisor:
319 Davie Hall
jennac@email.unc.edu

Jenna studies the outcomes of online social interaction and the impact of evidence-type in persuasive communication on person perception.


Goranson, Amelia Louise
Advisor: Dr. Kurt Gray
322 Davie Hall
agoranso@live.unc.edu

Amelia studies morality, moral behavior, and the ways we frame situations that make people behave more morally.


Hester, Neil
Advisor: Dr. Kurt Gray
322 Davie Hall
nehester@live.unc.edu

Neil studies human judgment of morality, moral actions, and strategies.


Isgett, Suzannah
Advisor: Dr. Barbara Fredrickson
320 Davie Hall
sisgett@live.unc.edu

Suzannah studies the relationship between positive emotions, genes, and health.


Jenkins, Keenan
Advisor: Dr. Paschal Sheeran
325 Davie Hall
jenkinkm@live.unc.edu

Keenan studies how people confront prejudice, how to change attitudes using interactive narratives, and how to use narratives to improve patient outcomes in cancer treatment.


Kurtz, Laura
Advisor: Dr. Sara Algoe
325 Davie Hall
lkurtz@email.unc.edu


Lee, Kent
Advisor: Dr. Keith Payne
320 Davie Hall
kentl@email.unc.edu

Kent studies the role of subjective interpretation in prejudice and emotional experience.


Lendved, Nolan
Advisor:
322 Davie Hall
nlendved@live.unc.edu


MacCormack, Jennifer
Advisor: Dr. Kristen Lindquist
320 Davie Hall
jkmaccor@live.unc.edu

Jennifer studies emotional complexity and experience, interception, and representations in the body and brain.


Major, Brett
Advisor: Dr. Barbara Fredrickson
320 Davie Hall
bmajor@live.unc.edu

Brett studies how positive emotions facilitate the cognitive regulation of emotion in response to negative experiences and how these processes impact mental and physical health.


Rice, Elise
Advisor: Dr. Barbara Fredrickson
311 Davie Hall
eliser@email.unc.edu

Elise studies positive emotions and cognitive processes, particularly those that are automatic.


Schein, Chelsea
Advisor: Dr. Kurt Gray
319 Davie Hall
cschein@live.unc.edu

Chelsea studies morality and its intersection with mind perception and religion.


Shablack, Holly
Advisor: Dr. Kristen Lindquist
320 Davie Hall
hshab@live.unc.edu

Holly studies language, emotion experience, and perception.


Vuletich, Heidi
Advisors: Dr. Keith Payne and Dr. Beth Kurtz-Costes
211 | 322 Davie Hall
vulet978@live.unc.edu

Heidi studies implicit and explicit barriers to academic achievement in minority youth.