Psychology alums who would like to be added to the list of featured alums or update their information should contact Angie Draheim.
The Career Development Center (CDC)
Located on the second floor of Glendening Hall (211), the CDCenter is a great resource for professional/graduate school research, career exploration and internship/employment opportunities.
Join MentorNet! What is graduate school really like? How can you make the most of your first "real" job? The CDC's MentorNet directory gives students and recent graduates the opportunity to learn about graduate study and the world of work by connecting with professionals in their field of interest. Relevant mentors can be easily identified by searching the database according to major, graduate degree, occupation, location, or keyword. Contact the Career Development Center at firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain a unique username and password.
Class of 2013
Jared Borns works in the Technical IRTA program at the National Institutes of Mental Health.
Sarah English has been accepted into the Speech-Language Pathology program at Loyola University Maryland.
Amy Goss has been accepted into the Masters program in Marriage and Family Therapy at Syracuse University.
Shelby Jones has been accepted into the Applied Developmental Psychology doctorate program of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Class of 2012
Rachel Beck is pursuing graduate studies in Speech-Language Pathology at Loyola University of Maryland.
Crystal Barnes will begin graduate studies at Catholic University's National Catholic School of Social Services in 2013. In the meantime, she works for Pathways as a Residential Rehabilitation Associate, and occasionally at Walden PRN.
Justin Bowers is a Sustainability & Smart Growth Policy Intern at the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. He plans to take the GRE in FA12 and is job searching in the field of community planning-design-policy.
Ben Carver is a deckhand for Schooner Lynx.
Anna Davis is pursuing a Master's Degree in Elementary Education at the Teacher's College of Columbia University.
Shannon Fitzpatrick is an Assistant Volleyball Coach at St. John's College High School and a Teaching Aide at Montgomery Child Care Association.
Jackie Fullerton works in Intensive Individual Support Services at The Whole Self Center.
Adrienne Gordon will begin graduate studies at the University of California Berkeley in the fall for their Masters of Social Work program. She will be concentrating in Gerontology Services.
Brian Kok is a Mental Health Research Assistant at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research.
Marie Joachim is an Administrative Assistant for Aviation Systems Engineering Company.
Carly Legg expects to complete the MAT program at SMCM in 2013. She is currently a Student Teacher/Intern at Orchard View School: K-12 Independent Study Charter School.
Andrew Klontz is a Rehab Aide for Physiotherapy Associates and a Head Coach for MadLax.
Briana Manente is pursuing a Master of Fine Arts in Acting at Catholic University of America.
Steven Morris is working towards his Masters of Social Work at the University of Vermont. He expects to complete his studies in 2014. In the meantime, he works for the Office of Residence Life on that campus.
Brittany Nicodemus is a Natural Foods Chef at The Good Earth Natural Foods Company and a Yoga Siromani. She will pursue graduate studies in Expressive Arts Therapy at the California Institute of Integral Studies.
Lily Penney is a Dual Diagnosis Case Manager for Community Connections in Washington, D.C.
Kristin Rolfs is a Residential Facilitator for individuals with developmental disabilities (some of whom have co-occurring mental illnesses) for Way Station Inc., a non profit mental health facility in Frederick MD.
Emily Saari is a Web Producer and Jr Editor for Global Campaign for Climate Action.
Katie Serfling began the Masters Professional in Industrial/Organizational Psychology Program at UMBC in FA13.
Jenny Stewart is pursuing a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology at Towson University.
Christiana Tejaro is pursuing graduate studies in Chemistry at Temple University.
Katie West is pursuing graduate studies in Occupational Therapy at Shenandoh University.
Class of 2011
Julie Bernstein works at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
Kristen Betit is working towards her J.D.the University of Baltimore School of Law. She expects to complete her studies in 2014.In the meantime she works at Weinberg & Schwartz, L.L.C.
Nicole Casasa-Blouin relocated to Maine and is currently working with disadvantaged children for a non-profit organization.
Taylor Colonna is currently a program aide at Kennedy Krieger High School.
Amber Crawford works at theInternational Exotic Animal Sanctuary, a non-profit organization in Texas.
Lela Dantrassy 5th Grade Gifted Teacher in Port Saint Lucie, Florida.
the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2014.
Rachel Fary started working towards her Masters in Early Childhood Education at Towson University in the Fall of 2012. She is currently employed by Montgomery County Public Schools as a paraeducator, working in the PEP program (preschool education program) in a class of students with IEPs.
Kaitlin Gaylor is a
Three Notch Veterinary Hospital.
Antigone Grillakis is working towards her Master's in biology at UMBC. She expects to complete her studies in 2013.
Tricia (Johnson) Hancock is an aide at Prep & Play, an MSDE certified Preschool in Hollywood, Maryland.
Ashley Holmes is a Research Assistant at the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center in Catonsville. She is pursuing graduate studies in Bioinformatics at University of Maryland University College.
Kyle Jernigan is a Human Resources Assistant for Ergo Solutions.
David Johnson is currently volunteering as a research assistant at the University of MD and is in the process of applying to graduate schools.
Tyne Lowe works at Open City coffeehouse, diner & bar in NW, D.C.
Issac Nixon is a case Case Manager for the Americorps Fellowship Choice Program located in Baltimore, MD.
Juel (Offer) Ramirez
Katherine Painter is pursuing a Master's in Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis. She expects to complete her studies in 2013.
Christina Parr is a rehabilitation technician at Johns Hopkins Hospital in the Department of Neuroscience and Pediatrics.
Meredith Powlison is an associate editor for Sailing World.
Mary Redding is a Research Program Assistant with the Department of Psychiatry at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Janna Roberts is working for the Human Systems Integration/Human Factors in Aviation Project at Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR).
Kristina Schiller spent the summer following graduation as a music intern at SMCM. She earned an MS in Advertising from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in August 2012 and is now interning at Weber Shandwick in Baltimore, MD.
Peter Sparklin is currently aHarmony Farm CSA in Goshen, NY. There he will be actively engaged in learning about sustainability, helping to care for vegetables grown for the local community and trying to deter the groundhogs that have been ravishing the zucchini plants.
Melissa Stringfellow expects to complete her Master's in Survey Methodology from UMCP in 2013. She is a graduate research assistant there and also interns for the U.S. Census Bureau.
Christie Tawiah is a Family Care Counselor with the Florida Department of Children and Families.
Christine Thomas is an
Union Hospital of Cecil County.
University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2016.expects to complete his studies at the
Jaclyn Ward works for the International Penguin Conservation Work Group.
Elementary School Teacher for Montgomery County Public Schools.
Resource Coordinator for the St. Mary's County Health Department.
Mike Woodburn is working as a Field Technician for Rivanna Archaeological Services in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Class of 2010
Annie Becker relocated to Rhode Island and currently works for Tides Family Services.
Amanda Bramble expects to complete her graduate studies at Towson University in 2012.
Vaughn Bryant expects to complete the MPH program in Behavioral and Social Science Intervention at Brown University in spring of 2013. He will continue his studies in fall 2013 at the University of Florida in their Clinical Psychology PhD program.
Grace Clemens expects to complete her Master's in Library Science at UMPC in 2012.
Sara Childerston is an ESL teacher at Vietnam USA Society English Training Services Center (VUS) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Hal (Trey) Cole is a Professor of English at Hunan University of Humanities, Science and Technology.
Laura Creech is a service coordinator for the Charles County Government Health Department.
Monika Disque is a swim coach for the Annapolis Swim Club and works for Annapolis Canoe and Kayak.
Alysia Doyle is a preschool teacher at All God's Children Child Care in Pasadena, MD.
Ashleigh Dueker is serving as a health volunteer in Mali, West Africa for the Peace Corps. After her term there ends, she plans to attend a doctoral program in either clinical or social psychology.
Caitlin Eckert expects to complete her Masters degree in School Counseling at Johns Hopkins University in 2013. Meanwhile, she works at the Center for Adoption Support and Education of AmeriCorps.
Rossina Escalante is pursuing a Master's in Forensic Psychology from Argosy University and expects to complete her studies in 2013. Meanwhile she is a Medical Biller for Maxim Healthcare Services.
Katie Ewing is a research assistant for the Renaissance Science Corporation in Northern VA.
Elizabeth (Liz) Font currently works in Human Resources at Lee Technologies.
Jamie Gardiner is pursuing an Educational Specialist Degree (EDS) in School Psychology at The University of Arizona. She expects to complete her studies in 2013.
Julie Gunther is a One-to-one Instructional Therapist at Community Services for Autistic Adults and Children.
Alex Hernandez worked after graduation as a research assistant for Dr. Bailey and Dr. Brady. He is currently a Lab Technician in Dr. Schoenbaum's Lab at UMB.
Kelli Hill studied School Psychology at the University of Kansas. She is a sever at Applebee's and a preschool teacher for Head Start Community Children's Center.
Kaitlin Hines is a Web Manager and Training Specialist at St. Mary's College of Maryland.
Stephanie Klapper is currently a research assistant at UBC (.
Kimberly Konka is a student at Drexel University in the Master of Science in Psychology program. She is a member of Dr. Pamela Geller's Women's Health Psychology lab.
Elizabeth Mason is working on her Masters of Library Science at University of Maryland, College Park. She is a PsycTESTS Contractor for APA and a Cataloging Intern at National Coalition for the Homeless.
Katelyn McKerlie served in Baton Rouge, Louisiana as a community health advocate for Americorps for a year following graduation. She now works as a Program Adviser for the Big Buddy Program there.
Claire Marian serves as a program director for Sail Carribbean's Teen Summer Camps based in the British Virgin Islands. She is also a Field Instructor for the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS).
Taylore Mountain earned her Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from East Carolina University in 2012.
Sean Piantadosi is a research assistant at UMB investigating the neurobiology of mood and anxiety disorders. He is pursing a PHD in Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh.
Patrick Piantadosi worked as a research assistant in Dr. Patricio O'Donnell's lab at UMB investigating the neurobiology of schizophrenia. He is now pursuing an MA and PhD in Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of British Columbia.
Fawne Robinson will begin graduate studies in Industrial Organizational Psychology at UMBC. She expects to complete her Master's in 2014. She currently works for the federal government at the National Science Foundation
Abby Rowlands is the lab manager of a schizophrenia research lab at the San Francisco Veterans Medical Center.
Elizabeth (Liz) Smith is pursuing a PHD in Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Texas. She is a teaching assistant and also works in Dr. Joanne Lee's lab, doing research concerning the central amygdala-nigral dopamine system and its role in learning and memory.
Jason Stutman is working at the Urban Teacher Center in Baltimore, MD while pursing a duel Master's Degree in General Education and Special Education from Lesley University. He plans to complete his studies in 2013.
Autumn Thomas-Brown is a Help Desk Technician for the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Sara Morgan Watters teaches English as a foreign language in Barcelona, Spain.
Krysta Wersten completed the MAT program at SMCM in 2011 and now teaches for the Frederick County School System.
Anna Winship completed her studies in Nursing at the Medical College of Georgia in 2011. She is now a Clinical Nurse at MedStar Washington Hospital.