Ryan is a second year masters student joining us from the University of Mississippi where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology in 2015. He is interested in researching occupational emotion regulation and behaviors.
Dylan is a second year doctoral student joining us from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology in 2015. He is interested in researching first generation college populations, LGBTQ+ occupation issues, and multicultural occupational concerns. He is currently working on his thesis project examining how social class affects career development in college students.
Jinhao is a third year doctoral student. He completed his undergraduate degree in psychology at the University of Minnesota. Jinhao is currently finishing his thesis examining differentiation and profile elevation of work values profiles.
Carly is in her last year in our doctoral program at USM. She just defended her dissertation examining the relations between personality scales on the Millon College Counseling Inventory and career concerns prior to leaving for her internship at the Federal Bureau of Prisons in Tallahassee, FL.
Ben is in his fourth year of the Counseling Psychology Doctoral program, after having completed his master's degree in Counseling Psychology at USM. He has been involved in research examining factors that affect thoughts about persistence in college for first-generation students. For his dissertation, he is examining the role of career optimism in college students' academic persistence using Social Cognitive Career Theory. He will be completing his pre-doctoral internship at the Central Texas VA Healthcare System in Waco this year.
Deirdre Paulson-O'Donovan: Deirdre just completed her predoctoral internship at the Wm. S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison, WI and will be starting a postdoctoral fellowship with the University of Minnesota Clinics in Minneapolis, MN.
Richard Ladner: Richard finished is master's in counseling psychology in 2016.
Anna Womack: Dr. Womack completed her PhD in 2016 and currently is completing Post-doctoral fellowship at the Gulf Coast Veterans Affairs Hospital in Biloxi, MS.
Rebekah Rayburn: Rebekah finished with her master's in counseling psychology in 2015 and is currently working as a therapist at community mental health agency.
Stormy Speaks: Completed an undergraduate honor thesis in 2013, Explaining leisure interests, personality, work centrality, and vocational interest. She recently finished her Master's in Industrial and Organizational Psychology at the University of West Florida and now works in Human Resources.
Louren Reed: Completed a Master's in Counseling Psychology in 2013. Currently working in Washington and planning on pursuing a PhD in psychology.