AlumniPhD, 2017, University of Massachusetts AmherstMA, 2011, University of Missouri ColumbiaAdvisor: Caren Rotello PhDResearch Area(s): Cognition and Cognitive NeuroscienceCenter and Institute Affilitation: Center for Research on FamiliesDissertation: Not Just Noise: Individual Differences in Cognitive Ability and Response BiasTabsBiography I graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in psychology from the University of Oklahoma, earned my M.A. in cognitive psychology from the University of Missouri Columbia, and will receive my Ph.D. in cognitive psychology with a quantitative concentration from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. I was also a methodology consultant with the Center for Research on Families at the University of Massachusetts from 2014-2016. My research interests include recognition memory and how individuals differ in response bias on memory tasks.