We asked the members of the 2022-2023 Student Committee to answer some questions about themselves to help you get to know who they are and what they do.
What is your school, program, and year?
UNT, Clinical Psychology Ph.D., Second year
Why psychology and the law?
I have always been interested in the 'why' behind the behaviors of people. Coupled with a general interest in crime, and some amazing seminar experiences on forensic psychology as an undergrad and I discovered a love for this field. The more I learn about this field, and discover ways to enact activism, the more passionate I become.
What is your favorite thing about your current graduate program?
My graduate program led to meeting my best friends.
If you were not in graduate school what would you do?
If I was not in grad school, I would like to be a baker!
What advice do you have for those applying to graduate school?
I would just say make sure you apply to programs that fit well with your interests, and then really look at the schools to see which one fits your vibes best because you really have to live there for the next 4-5 years... and that is a long time.
If you could only watch 3 movies or tv shows over and over for the rest of your life, what would they be and why?
I am currently rewatching (for the millionth time) New Girl, Grey's Anatomy, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. These are three of my all-time favorite shows and I would rewatch them continuously.
Is cereal soup?
Explain your hot take about cereal.
It has a bowl, it is eaten with a spoon, the base is a liquid, and there are an assortment of solid food ingredients that can be added in. Enough said.
Is water wet?
Explain your hot take about water.
Hello? It is water, it is wet.
What is a quote you like and who said it?
"In my moments of doubt, I've told myself firmly: If not me, who? If not now, when?" - Emma Watson (I love her).
If you could invite five people (dead or alive) to a dinner party, who would it be any why?
Emma Watson (I love her), Ruth Bader Ginsburg (duh), Inez Beverly Prosser (yes), Robert Hare (educational opportunity), and the Miami Choir Boys (legends). I feel like I really have to take this opportunity to meet the most iconic people in my life.
What’s the best Wi-Fi name you’ve seen?
What is your favorite city and why?
Charlotte Amalie in St. Thomas is probably the most beautiful place I have ever been, with some of the nicest people I have ever met, and the most delicious food. I would visit there again any day!
About the Editor:
The American Psychology-Law Society (Division 41 of the American Psychology Association) Student Committee is composed of elected student leaders representing the interests of our student members.