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Placements of Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

 

The program in Psychological Sciences takes great pride in seeing our former graduate students and postdoctoral fellows move on to successful independent careers. Former students and fellows of our program are now faculty at places like Harvard, Yale, Emory, Purdue, Michigan State, Vanderbilt, Johns Hopkins, UC Irvine, Rochester, Wisconsin, UConn, UNC Chapel Hill, and many other research universities, liberal arts colleges, and medical centers.

 

Featured Recent Placements

 Josh Buckholtz (2011 PhD), now Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, Harvard University

 Jeremiah Cohen (2009 PhD), now Assistant Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 Paul Dux (2008 Postdoc), now Lecturer and ARC APD Fellow at the School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Australia

 Percival Matthews (2010 PhD), now Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

 Greg Samanez-Larkin (2013 Postdoc), now Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, Yale University

 Darryl Schneider (2008 PhD), now Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, Purdue University

 Duje Tadin (2004 PhD, 2007 Postdoc), now Associate Professor in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the University of Rochester

 Katharine Thakkar (2013 PhD), now Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, starting 2015

 Michael Treadway (2012 PhD), now Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, Emory University

 Neil Woodward (2007 PhD), now Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University

 

 2014 Placements

Thomas Armstrong (2014 PhD), now Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, Whitman College

 Pooja Balaram (2014 PhD), now Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard Medical School

 Patrick Bissett (2014 PhD), now Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University

 Xiaoli Chen (2014 PhD), now Postdoctoral Fellow at the German Center for Neurogenerative Diseases

 Margarita Lorence (2014 PhD), now Postdoctoral Fellow, Fulton State Hospital

 Neal Morton (2014 PhD), now Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin

 Ana Van Gulick (2014 PhD), now Postdoctoral Fellow, Carnegie Mellon University

 Bram Zandbelt (2014 Postdoc), now Research Associate, The Donders Institute

 

 2013 Placements

 Charissa Andreotti (2013 PhD), now Postdoctoral Fellow at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

 Christina Cerkevich (2013 PhD), now Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Pittsburgh Medical School

 Dipanwita Ghose (2013 PhD), now Postdoctoral Fellow at Vanderbilt University

 Suk Won Han (2013 PhD), now Postdoctoral Fellow at Chung Buk National University

 Braden Purcell (2013 PhD), now Postdoctoral Associate in Neural Science, New York University

 Melonie Williams (2013 PhD), now Lecturer in Psychology and CASPAR Academic Adviser, Vanderbilt University

 

 2012 Placements

 Mary Baldwin (2012 PhD), now Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Psychology, UC Davis

 Bieke David (2012 PhD), now Clinical Psychologist, East Nashville Family Medicine and Independent Practice

 Rebecca St. Clair (2012 PhD), now Usability Analyst, Verizon Wireless

Katharine Thakkar (2012 PhD), Assistant Professor of Psychology, Michigan State University (starting 2015)

 Michael Treadway (2012 PhD), now Assistant Professor of Psychology, Emory University

 Hollister Trott (2012 PhD), now Mental Health Consultant, Main Street Clinical Associates

 

 2011 Placements

 Charnese Bowes (2011 PhD), now Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University

 Nancy Carlisle (2011 PhD), now Lecturer in Psychology, University of Leicester

 Brian Essex (2011 PhD), now User Experience Consultant, Blink Interactive

 Ayan Ghoshal (2011 PhD), now Research Fellow, Vanderbilt University and Medical Center

 Michael Mack (2011 PhD), now Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Psychology

 Nancy McGugin (2011 PhD), now Postdoctoral Fellow, Vanderbilt University, Department of Psychology

 Eunice Yang (2011 PhD), now Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Berkley, School of Optometry

 

 2010 Placements

 Olivia Cheung (2010 PhD), now Assistant Professor of Psychology, New York University - Abu Dhabi

 Daryl Fougnie (2010 PhD), now Assistant Professor in Psychology, New York University - Abu Dhabi

 Philip Ko (2010 PhD), now Research Fellow, Vanderbilt University and Medical Center

 Jennifer Richler (2010 PhD), now Research Associate, Vanderbilt University, Department of Psychology

 Kwai Ling Wong (2010 PhD), now Assistant Professor, City University of Hong Kong

 

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