Undergraduate & Staff Alumni
Lab Staff Alumna
Fanny Mlawer. Fanny served as our lab manager and SEED project coordinator from 2014-2016. While working in the Starr Lab, she applied for and received a graduate fellowship from the National Science Foundation. Fanny is now a doctoral student in clinical psychology at the University of Delaware, where she works under the mentorship of Dr. Julie Hubbard.
Class of 2015
Celebrating the Starr Lab Class of 2015. Sandra Bitowft, Supriya Pandit, Lisa Starr, Chris Anzalone, Rachel Suresky, Evelyn Hernandez, Irina Li
Chris Anzalone. Chris is a doctoral student at the University of South Carolina.
Sandra Bitowft. Sandra pursued an MPH with a concentration in Occupational and Environmental Health at the Hunter College School of Public Health.
Evelyn Hernandez. Evelyn continued on to Brown University where she worked as a research assistant in the lab of Richard Liu, PhD and Anthony Spirito, PhD focusing on life stress and affect regulation in adolescent suicide attempts. She subsequently moved to Penn State Hershey Medical Center where she works in a research lab.
Supriya Pandit. Supriya continued on to her M.A. in Psychology with a concentration in Clinical and Forensic Psychology at NYU.
Rachel Suresky. Rachel completed her MSW at Columbia University, and is now working as a research assistant in the lab of Mitch Prinstein, Ph.D. at the UNC-Chapel Hill
Class of 2016
Brian Ho. Brian is working as a full-time research assistant on the Framingham Heart Study (affiliated with Boston University), with Dr. Rhoda Au and Dr. Ann McKee.
Brittany Stalzer. Brittany is an officer in the U.S. Navy. She is currently an Ensign stationed on the U.S.S. Hue City (CG-66) in Mayport, FL.
Courtney Crowell. Courtney is a full time research assistant in the Perception, Performance, and Physiology Lab at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University.
Class of 2017
Above left: Allison Friske, Eva Jones, Leah Kesselman, and Joyce Lin at graduation. Above Right: Leah Kesselman, Lisa Starr, David Weissman, and Allison Friske, celebrating the class of 2017
Allison Friske. Allison is working in Milwaukee and applying for social work programs
Leah Kesselman. Leah is in law school at William & Mary
David Weissman. David is a social psychology Ph.D. student at the University of Rochester.
Weiqi (Joyce) Lin. Info coming soon!
Class of 2018
Above: Irina Li, Megan Kibler, Lisa Starr, Colleen Arnold, Meghan Huang, Zoey Shaw, Emily Scarpulla, Mahir Khan, Herman Li, & Lydia Dake
Herman Li. Herman is working in a research lab at URMC and plans to attend medical school.
Emily Scarpulla. Emily is pursuing her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of Maine.
Mahir Khan. Mahir is taking further coursework and plans to attend medical school.
Colleen Arnold. Colleen is attending medical school at the University at Buffalo.
Lydia Dake. Lydia is working at Planned Parenthood in Rochester.
Megan Kibler. Megan is studying voice and recently performed at Carnegie Hall and the National Opera Center.
Class of 2019
Neha Kumar. Neha is working as a full-time post baccalaureate research assistant at Mt. Hope Family Center.
Class of 2020
Jessica Weissman: Research support specialist, Stony Brook University
Catherine Waye: Postbacc Research Assistant, Mt. Hope Family Center,
Leyi (Lindsay) Kang: MA program in Psychology, University of Chicago
Emma Cho (IDEA Lab Honors thesis student, 2019-2020): Post-Bacc Research Assistant, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Jenna Macri: Postbacc Research Assistant, URMC Department of Psychiatry
Hannah Duttweiler (IDEA Lab Honors thesis student, 2019-2020): Postbacc Research Assistant, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Psychiatry
Angela Rice: Medical Assistant, Kuchnir Dermatology Gap Year Program
Class of 2021
McKenzie Williams (Lab McNair Scholar): Masters Program in Forensic Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Lydia Borsi (Honors thesis student, 2020-21): Research Coordinator, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Other former research assistants (totally non-complete– please let me know if you are missing or have your year wrong!)
Sandra Au ’16
Matt Braiman ’17
Eva Jones ’17.
Abigail Bruce ’18
Christina Feller ’19
Kelsey Lisbon ’16
Christie Otto ’17
Rebecca Matthews ’19
If you are a former lab member with an update, please email me! I’d love to hear from you!