Research Assistants

Rachel Davis

Rachel Davis is an undergraduate student in the Honors College at Georgia State University majoring in mathematics with a concentration in statistics. After graduating, she plans to pursue a graduate degree in biostatistics, as she is broadly interested in the application of statistics to public health. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, traveling, volunteering, and spending time with friends and family.

Jody Finch

Jody Finch is an undergraduate student at Georgia State University majoring in psychology. After graduating, she plans to pursue a PhD in clinical psychology. Jody is broadly interested in psychopathology with a specific interest in internalizing behaviors. In her free time, she enjoys running, martial arts, and spending time with family.

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.

Annika Pedersen

Annika Pedersen is a full time Move on When Ready student double majoring in Psychology and Neuroscience. After completing her undergraduate education, she plans on attending graduate school and obtaining a Ph.D. in Neuroscience. She is particularly fascinated in studying the development of psychopathological behavior. In her free time, Annika enjoys spending time with her puppy and reading psychology books.

Shruthi Polu

Shruthi 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.