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 PhD, forensic track, 3rd year
Why psychology and the law?
Psycholegal scholars have such a powerful opportunity to engage in justice-minded work—this is exactly what I strive for!
What is your favorite thing about your current graduate program?
Our clinical training is wonderful, my lab members are such inspirational researchers, and I have absolutely made lifelong best friends in this program.
If you were not in graduate school what would you do?
I would probably be in law school or maybe a chef.
What advice do you have for those applying to graduate school?
You can make the best of any program if the environment is right. Pick a program that you feel believes in you, uplifts you, and shows up for you.
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?
Grey’s Anatomy, Criminal Minds, and probably Love Island.
Is cereal soup?
Explain your hot take about cereal.
Soup is a dish that includes multiple components. Cereal is referred to as cereal regardless of whether it has milk in it or not.
Is water wet?
Explain your hot take about water.
It has to be wet in order to make other things wet. Something dry cannot make another thing wet.
What is a quote you like and who said it?
“We shouldn’t teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. Knowing the contents of a few works of literature is a trivial achievement. Being inclined to go on reading is a great achievement.” -Skinner
If you could invite five people (dead or alive) to a dinner party, who would it be any why?
I would gather 5 people from across my family’s lineage going many centuries back to really know where we came from.
What’s the best Wi-Fi name you’ve seen?
We’ve Been Trying To Reach You About Your Car’s Extended Warranty
What is your favorite city and why?
Akureyri, Iceland is beautiful, and the coffee is so good!
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.