Emma Satloff-Bedrick, Ph.D.

Emma is now the Director of Research Partnerships at Character Lab. A developmental psychologist by training, Emma received her Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to joining Character Lab, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. 

Carly Miron, BA

Carly is now the Program Coordinator at NYU Langone Health's Anxiety and Complicated Grief Program directed by Dr. Naomi Simon in the Psychiatry Department. She is currently overseeing a study investigating the role of sleep in Complicated Grief in those who experience the death of a loved one. She is also working on a study looking at mental health in breast cancer survivors.

Hanna Lembcke, MsC

Hanna was a visiting PhD student during the summer of 2019. She has a BSc in Psychology and an MSc in Clinical Neuropsychology. She is currently a research associate and teacher at the department of developmental psychology at the Ruhr University Bochum, Germany. This is also where she is pursuing her doctoral degree.  

Alina Mizrahi

Alina is a junior in the College of Arts and Sciences studying Cognitive Science and Political Science with a minor in Consumer Psychology. Her main interests in the field of Psychology include the genetic and environmental factors involved in brain development and the study of learning and memory.

Sonia Reardon

Sonia is currently an undergraduate senior majoring in Psychology at Penn, minoring in Spanish. She is particularly interested in studying how life context gives rise to criminal, violent, and antisocial behaviors, and how empathy plays a role in the onset of these expressions. Her long-term goal is to pursue a career in clinical psychology. 

Christina Steele

Christina is an undergraduate psychology student at the University of Pennsylvania. Her interests lie in clinical psychology, developmental psychology, family studies, neuroscience, and social psychology. She has previously conducted original research on how adverse childhood experiences and severe war-related trauma in Ukraine correlate with mental and physical health outcomes. 

Jennifer Kwon, BA

Jennifer is now working as a clinical research coordinator at Penn Center for Mental Health under Dr. Rebecca Stewart's mentorship. She is working on a project that aims to investigate the implementation and dissemination of evidence-based practices for treatment of substance abuse disorders. Specifically, they are looking into the effectiveness of Philadelphia's new mandate to implement Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder.

Beatriz Dominguez, MsC

Beatriz was a visiting PhD student  from August to October 2019. Her research interests focus on the empirical study of the heterogeneity of early-onset behavior problems in relation, fundamentally, to individual factors (e.g., child’s temperament). In particular, she would like to delve into the analysis of the mechanisms by which specific and shared vulnerability factors are related between difficulties.