Dr. Harvell-Bowman (Ph.D., University of Oklahoma; M.A., Wichita State University; B.G.S., University of Kansas) is an Associate Professor in the School of Communication Studies and Affiliated Faculty in the Department of Psychology at James Madison University. Please contact Dr. HB if interested in joining the lab: harve2La@jmu.edu
Peter (B.S., James Madison University) is a graduate student in the M.A. program in Psychological Sciences in the Experimental Psychology Concentration. His interests are how political media impacts mortality salience.
His thesis is titled, "Terror Management and the News: An Exploration into the Effects of Framing on Mortality Salience."
Kara is designing and implementing her honors thesis titled, "Terror Management Theory and First Responders: Heroic Acts & the Role of Mortality Salience."
Katie is designing and implementing her honors thesis titled, "Life After Cults: Finding Meaning, Membership, and Self-Esteem."
Teagan's thesis will examine personality disorders and their impact on death anxiety and meaning of life.
Gabriel R. Gilmore (B.S., Psychology; M.A., Psychological Sciences, James Madison University) is currently working on his PhD in Experimental Psychology with a concentration in cognitive neuroscience at the University of Kentucky. His research focuses on sleep, chronobiology, and psychopharmacology.
His thesis under the advisement of Dr. Jeff Dyche was titled, "Antidepressants, Circadian Rhythms,
Felisa Gonzalez (MA, Comm & Advocacy, James Madison University; BA, Psychology, Heritage University) is currently the Special Assistant to the Directors at Dispute Resolution Center of Yakima & Kittitas Counties in Wapato, Washington.
Morgan Gunter (PsyD, James Madison University) is a psychologist at the NCDPS Division of Adult Corrections & Juvenile Justice in North Carolina.
Her dissertation under the advisement of Dr. Ken Critchfield was titled, "Reimagine Racism: It's More Than Black & White"
Fabrice Ndzana (B.S., Psychology, James Madison University; M.S. & Ed.S., Clinical Counseling, James Madison University) is currently in the Ph.D. program in Counseling Psychology with a cognate in neuropsychological assessment at Ball State University.
Fabrice is currently a reserve in the US Air Force and will be serving as active duty upon graduation within the biomedical sciences corps as a mi
Tonya Schoenbeck (M.A., Communication & Advocacy, James Madison University) is in the Ph.D. Program in Communication at Texas Tech University.
Dr. Eliza Stucker-Rozovsky (PsyD, James Madison University) is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Aspen Grove Wellness.
Her dissertation under the advisement of Dr. Ken Critchfield was titled, "Operationalizing the Gift of Love (GOL) in Interpersonal Reconstructive Therapy (IRT): An examination of the role of meaning construction in therapeutic change."
Taylor Asgard (BA, Comm Studies, James Madison University; M.Ed., Student Affairs, University of South Florida) is currently the Student Engagement Coordinator at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
Michelle Los Arcos Balasch (BA, Psychology) is currently attending William & Mary College for a Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
Aaron Baillargeon (BS, Psychology, BS, Biology, James Madison University) is currently residing in Harrisonburg, Virginia and plans to attend graduate school in Biology.
Brooke Bowie (Fitzgerald), M.S. QMHP-A (B.S., Psychology, James Madison University; M.S., Walden University) is currently a Forensic Clinician at Horizon Behavioral Health and working on her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Walden University with a specialization in Forensic Psychology.
Brianna Coffindaffer (B.S., Psychology, James Madison University) is currently a Research Program Coordinator at the Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit in the Opioid Lab at Johns Hopkins University.
Isaias Dawit (B.S., Psychology) is working around the world in the field centered around spirituality and community building. FOUNDING MEMBER