Andrew is currently a second year student in the Clinical Child Psychology doctoral program. He is interested in conduct disorder and youth with psychopathic traits.
Blair is currently a first year in the Clinical Child Psychology doctoral program. She is originally from Denver, Colorado and earned her B.A. in psychology from Northwestern University. She is interested in psychopathic traits in youth and in issues related to defining and measuring the traits that underlie the broader construct of psychopathy. She is also interested in how neuroscience may provide a better understanding of psychopathy.
Emelia is majoring in Biology and Psychology with a minor in Addiction and Recovery on the Pre-Medicine track. She is on the University of Alabama Women's Rowing Team. She aspires to be a pediatric oncologist, but she has always had a great interest in psychology.
Sydney is a Psychology major with minors in Biology and Spanish on the Pre-Medicine track. Her goal is to become a physician, specifically a neurologist, and she is excited to learn more about psychology and gain experience through research with Dr. Salekin.
Caroline is a double major in Psychology and Dance on the Pre-Med Track. She has been working with Dr. Salekin since the beginning of 2016 and has learned a great deal about Psychology research throughout her experience. Her goal for the future is to be accepted into medical school and become a physician.
Courtney is a Psychology major with a minor in Addictions and Recovery. She has been working with Dr. Salekin since the beginning of Spring 2016. Her goal for the future is to obtain her Masters in Counseling.
Former Graduate Students
Liz is working towards her PhD in Clinical Child Psychology. She is currently in a post doctoral residency at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis. Her research interests focus on childhood/adolescent behavior disorders and delinquent behavior.
Kim is completed her PhD in Clinical Child Psychology. She interned at Florida State University and is currently working in private practice.
Emily completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Alabama in 2016. Emily completed a pre-doctoral internship at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in 2016 and a post-doctoral residency in Health Service Psychology at Emory University/ Children's Healthcare of Atlanta in 2017. Her research interests include the conceptualization, measurement, and treatment of behavior problems such as psychopathy. Emily is currently teaching and doing clinical work in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Xinying received her M.A in Clinical Psychology in 2013 and defended her dissertation in 2015. Her research interests focus on understanding the etiology of adolescent psychopathy, specifically on examining how different factors (e.g., parenting style, trauma, emotion regulation) contribute to the development of psychopathic traits. She is also interested in intervention research and her dissertation examined the effectiveness of a positive psychology intervention in treating psychopathic traits in juvenile offenders. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Eastern Virginia Medical School and her post-doctoral fellowship at Momentous Institute. She has now returned to Singapore where she is working with adolescents with conduct problems.
Natalie is currently on her post-doctoral fellowship at UCLA. Her research interests include investigating the contribution of sex and stress hormones to the development and maintenance of psychopathic traits, as well as effective treatments for juvenile delinquency.
Abby completed her PhD at the University of Alabama in 2018. She is currently at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.
Franz A. Kubak
Ross D. Grimes
Whitney S. Lester
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