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Psychology Alumni

Class of 2014

Mia Bullock is enrolled in the MAT program at SMCM.

Hannah Dantrassy is a Research Assistant at Maryland Psychiatric Research Center.

Colleen Hughes is a Laboratory Manager at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Stephanie Payton is a Scribe for Emergency Medical Scribe Systems.

Ciara Willett is an Admissions Counselor at SMCM.

Class of 2013

Alyson Bahel earned her MAT from SMCM in 2014 and is now a 5th grade teacher for Howard County Public Schools.

 Sarah English has been accepted into the Speech-Language Pathology program at Loyola University Maryland.

Rina Dudley is a Research Assistant for the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at Children's National Medical Center.

Suzanne Ford is a Paralegal at Anne Arundel County's State's Attorney's Office.

Amy Goss has been accepted into the Masters program in Marriage and Family Therapy at Syracuse University.

Katie Grein is a Research Assistant at the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress.

Marci Hameroff is a Financial Advisor at New York Life Insurance Company.

Shelby Jones has been accepted into the Applied Developmental Psychology doctorate program of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Samantha Kirk is a Development and Research Assistant at Screening for Mental Health, Inc. in Masachusetts.

Andrew Koch is a SBIR Program Analyst at Management and Engineering Technologies International (METI), Inc.

Christine Kodluboy earned her MAT at SMCM in 2014. She is now a 1st grade teacher for St. Mary's County Public Schools. 

Grace Koplow is a Junior Associate at MediaVest.

Kim LaBarge took part in 4K for Cancer Inc, a 4,000+ mile trip across the U.S to offer hope, inspiration and support to cancer communities. She is now the Volunteer Program Coordinator for Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults.

Jessica Marbourg is a Graduate Research Fellow at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

Heather Palacorolla is a Research Assistant at Maryland Psychiatric Research Center.

Samuel Paynter is an Editor at Highlight Films Israel.

Stephanie Riffle is a Medical Scribe at Scribe America.

Emma Sullivan is a Reading Coordinator for Disability Support Services at the University of Maryland.

Ryan Thompson is a Research Assistant in the Cellular and Systems Neurobiology Sector of the NINDS at the NIH.

Abby Vandegrift is pursing graduate studies in Occupational Therapy at Towson University.

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 Junior Accountant at Harper Advisory Group.

Ben Carver is a deckhand for Schooner Lynx.

Anna Davis completed her Master's Degree in Elementary Education at the Teacher's College of Columbia University and is now a teacher for the Child Development Center of the Solana Beach School District of San Diego.

Jackie Fullerton is a Rehabilitation Aide for Physiotherapy Associates and a Veterinary Technician at Celebrie Veterinary Hospital.

Adrienne Gordon is pursuing a Masters of Social Work with a concentration in Gerontology Services at the University of California Berkeley.

Sasha Goluskin is a Learning and Development Coordinator at Columbia University in the City of New York.

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 earned her MAT from SMCM in 2013. She is currently a First Grade Teacher at Anne Arundel County Public Schools.

Andrew Klontz is a Youth Lacrosse Director for MadLax in San Francisco, California.

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 an English Teacher at Education First

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 earned her J.D. at the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2014. She is a Law Clerk at the Law Office of Kent Greenberg.

Erin Cammarata earned her MA in Psychology from Towson University  in 2014. She is a school aide and behavior therapist at the Schaefer Center for Early Intervention.

Nicole Casasa-Blouin relocated to Maine and is currently working with disadvantaged children for a non-profit organization.

Taylor Colonna is an assistant teacher at Kennedy Krieger High School.

Amber Crawford works at CustomInk in VA.

Lela (Dantrassy) Studivan completed the MAT program at SMCM and is now a 3rd Grade Gifted Teacher in Port Saint Lucie, Florida.

Kristen Deegan earned her JD from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2014. She is now a Law Clerk at The Law Office of Laura E. Burrows.

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 Neuropsychology Contractor at Kennedy Krieger Institute, Applied Behavior Analysis Therapist at The Shafer Center and Research Assistant at University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Melissa Graybeal worked as a Veterinary Technician at Three Notch Veterinary Hospital. She is now pursuing a PhD in Animal Science at UMCP.

Tricia (Johnson) Hancock is a PreK teacher at Mother Catherine Spaulding School in Morganza, MD. 

Ashley Holmes is a Research Assistant at the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center in Catonsville. She earned her MS in Bioinformatics at University of Maryland University College in 2014.

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 is a Volunteer Development Assistant for The Arc of Montgomery County, Inc.

Katherine Painter earned her Master's in Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis in 2013.

Christina Parr is a rehabilitation technician at Johns Hopkins Hospital in the Department of Neuroscience and Pediatrics. She is working towards earning her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at MGH Institute of Health Professions.

Meredith Powlison is a member of the West Coast Events Crew at

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 an Account Executive at Havas Discovery. 

Alison Shapiro-Davis is expected to complete her Master of Science of College Student Development and Counseling at Northeastern University in 2015. Currently she is empoyed there as a Graduate Assistant/Interim Residence Director.

Peter Sparklin was a Crew Member with Maryland Conservation Corps an internned at Dripping Springs Farm where he is 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. He is now a Bakery Assistant at Atwater's.

Melissa (Stringfellow) Kollar earned Master's in Survey Methodology from UMCP in 2013. She is a Survey Statistician for the U.S. Census Bureau.

Christine Thomas is an Administrative Assistant at McCabe, Weisberg, & Conway in Philadelphia.

Megan Tracy is an ER Scribe at Union Hospital of Cecil County.

Kevin Turek expects to complete his studies at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2016.

Amanda (Brandi) Williams completed the MAT program at SMCM in 2012. She is now an Elementary School Teacher for Montgomery County Public Schools.

Jenny Wise is a Resource Coordinator for the St. Mary's County Health Department and retail associate at Cecil's Country Store.

Class of 2010

Katie Bamberger earned her MS in Human Development & Family Studies from the Pennsylvania State University in 2012. She is now a doctoral student at the same institution.

Annie Becker relocated to Rhode Island and currently works for Tides Family Services.

Amanda Bramble is pursuing graduate studies at Towson University.

Vaughn Bryant earned his MPH in Behavioral and Social Science Intervention at Brown University in 2013. He is currently enrolled in the Clinical Psychology PhD program at the University of Florida.

Grace Clemens completed 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 was a Professor of English at Hunan University of Humanities, Science and Technology from 2010-2012.

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 served as a health volunteer in Mali, West Africa for the Peace Corps for 2 years. She is now a Coordinator for New Program Development at Jhpiego, a NPO affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, that works to prevent the needless deaths of women and families.

Caitlin Eckert earned her Master's in School Counseling at Johns Hopkins University in 2013. She is now a school counselor for Frederick County Public Schools.

Rossina Escalante is pursuing a Master's in Forensic Psychology from Argosy University. Meanwhile she is a server at Buca di Beppo.

Katie (Ewing) Janis is a research assistant for Westat.

Elizabeth (Liz) Font is an Associate Recruiter at Fannie Mae, Recruiter at 7Tech LLC, and Training Product Representative at Historic Arms Corporation.

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 and then as a Lab Technician in Dr. Schoenbaum's Lab at UMB. He earned his BN from the University Of Maryland School of Nursing in 2014 and is now a Registered Nurse at University of Maryland Medical Center

Kelli (Hill) Swanson studied School Psychology at the University of Kansas. She is a Client Relations Specialist at Patton Veterinary Hospital.

Stephanie Klapper earned her MSW from University of Maryland School of Social Work in 2014.

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  Cataloger at Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.

Claire Marian serves as a program director for Sail Caribbean's Teen Summer Camps based in the British Virgin Islands. She is also a Field Instructor for the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS).

Kate McKerlie is pursuing graduate studies in Community Health Promotion at The University of Texas School of Public Health. She is a Graduate Assistant at UTSPH Austin Regional Campus.

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 works in Talent Acquisition at On the East Coast, in D.C.

Abby Rowlands is the lab manager of a schizophrenia research lab at the San Francisco Veterans Medical Center.

Alana Slater completed HR and management coursework at UMUC and is now a Human Resources Benefits Coordinator at DRS Technologies, Inc.

Elizabeth (Liz) Smith earned her PhD in Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Texas in 2014. She is now empoyed at that institution.

Jason Stutman earned a dual Master's Degree in General Education and Special Education from Lesley University in 2013. He is now a student Life Counselor at The Seed School of Maryland and an Editorial Assistant/Contributor for Angel Publishing.

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.