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Research Assistants

Graduate Students

 

Rebecca MahanRebecca Mahan, M.A.

Email: rmahan1@vols.utk.edu

Rebecca is a fifth year student in the Clinical Psychology Ph.D program. She is interested in role confusion and parental control among parents with BPD. In her free time she enjoys swimming, biking, and hiking.

 


phpyRlHMIAMStephanie Kors, M.A.

Email: skors@vols.utk.edu

Stephanie is a fourth year student in the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program. She is interested in the development of psychopathology in maltreated children. In her free time, she enjoys swimming, hiking, and being outdoors.

 

 

Andrea Gorrondona, B.A.

Email: agorrond@vols.utk.edu

Andrea is a second year student in the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program. She is interested in the complex nature of the parent-child relationship, especially regarding issues related to parental self-efficacy and the child’s developmental outcome. She enjoys reading, cooking, and being outdoors.

 

Samantha Noose, B.A.

Email: snoose@vols.utk.edu

Samantha is a second year student in the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program. She is interested in the development of psychopathology in adolescence, especially borderline personality disorder (BPD) features. In her free time, she enjoys playing guitar, going to see live music, and yoga.

 

Undergraduate Research Assistants

 

Summer Shore

Email: sshore1@vols.utk.edu

Summer is a junior Biochemistry, & Cellular and Molecular Biology major with a Chemistry minor. She hopes to become a Medical Doctor, specifically an OBGYN, and dreams of leading medical mission trips one day with a focus on women’s health. She is a member of Phi Mu and serves on the Panhellenic Executive Board. She enjoys spending her free time going to Cruze Farm Ice Cream or hanging out with her friends, family, and golden retriever Cooper.

 

Kristin Fields 

Email: kfield20@vols.utk.edu

Kristin is a junior in the Chancellor’s Honors Program majoring in Psychology and minoring in Child and Family Studies. She plans on attending graduate school to pursue a PhD in clinical psychology with a research interest in developmental psychopathology, specifically the development of personality disorders. In her free time, she enjoys doing Crossfit and spending time with her roommates.

 

Briana Schubert 

Email: bschube1@vols.utk.edu

Briana is a senior Psychology major with a minor in Neuroscience. She plans on continuing to get her PhD in clinical psychology after she graduates and is interested in eating disorders and the development of maladaptive coping mechanisms. She enjoys rock climbing, cooking and playing with her dog, Ollie.

 

Dan Hess

Email: dhess2@vols.utk.edu

Dan is a junior majoring in Psychology and minoring in Public Health. He plans on going to medical school after graduation, but is not completely sure what kind of doctor he would like to be. He enjoys skiing during the winter months and hiking on the weekends with his friends.

 

Sydney Stewart

Email: sstewa37@vols.utk.edu

Sydney is a senior Psychology major with a minor in Neuroscience. Hoping to pursue a career in medicine, Sydney is particularly interested in the fields of dermatology and internal medicine. When she is not spending time outside with her dogs, she contributes to a student mentor and tutoring program at the Boys and Girls Club of America, as well as volunteers regularly with the East Tennessee Children’s Hospital.

 

Jade Abbott

Email: jabbot13@vols.utk.edu

Jade majored in Child and Family Studies and minored in Psychology. She plans to attend graduate school to pursue a doctoral degree in psychology. She enjoys spending her free time working out, online shopping, and napping.

 

Marshall Addison 

Email: aaddiso2@vols.utk.edu

Marshall is a sophomore Psychology major who plans on attending graduate school to become a clinical psychologist. In his free time, he enjoys sculpting and hiking.

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