Research Assistants

Lindsey Green


Lindsey Green is an undergraduate student in the Honors College at Georgia State University majoring in psychology. Lindsey plans to pursue a Ph.D. in clinical psychology after graduating this May. Her research interests include personality and developmental psychopathology with a specific interest in internalizing psychopathology. She is also interested in how environmental factors such as parenting and peer relations interact with individual traits to predict various outcomes. Outside of school and work in the lab, Lindsey enjoys teaching ballet and contemporary at a local dance studio, studying subjects in philosophy, and hiking.

Nailah Islam


Nailah Islam is an undergraduate student in the Honors college pursuing a major in Psychology and a minor in Neuroscience. After graduation, she plans to go to graduate school in clinical or forensic psychology. Nailah is broadly interested in psychopathology with a specific interest in externalizing behaviors such as violence and substance abuse. When she’s not studying or tutoring, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Carley Peace


Carley Peace is currently pursuing a master’s degree in literary studies at Georgia State University. However, she has a growing passion for psychological science, particularly the study of personality. Carley’s current interests are in the area of both adaptive and maladaptive correlates of personality and the way in which outcomes vary by contextual and environmental influences. In her limited free time, Carley enjoys hiking, traveling, playing the cello, and reading good books.


Shruthi Polu

ShruthiShruthi Polu is an undergraduate student in the Honors College at Gerogia State majoring in neuroscience. After graduating, she plans to pursue a medical degree. Shruthi’s main interests are the neuroscientific basis of psychopathology. Outside school, she is a Kuchipudi dancer and teaches dance in her free time.