My name is Kylene Alexander and I am a senior at Agnes Scott College. My research interests include counseling, emotional wellness, and mental health accessibility to low income/ urban neighborhoods. Additionally, I am interested in exploring the lived experiences of women of Color. In my spare time like to watch YouTube videos, listen to music, and watch Korean Dramas.
Peyton is a Psychology and Spanish double major. She has a wide variety of research interests. Peyton is interested in racial socialization experiences. As a Research Assistant, she hopes to examine the racial socialization experiences of White-identified people and racial socialization within the Latinx community. In her free time, you can either find Peyton playing her flute in the basement of Presser Hall or relaxing with my close friends around Decatur.
Lexie is a current Junior at Agnes Scott College. She is a double major in Psychology and German Studies. Lexie is currently interested in researching White racial socialization experiences that lead to development of a racist ideology and beliefs. Lexie aspires to conduct research in Vienna after her matriculation. She then plans to continue her education in graduate school in Germany. In her spare time Lexie enjoys reading or binge watching TV shows!
Nicole is Psychology and Philosophy double major at Agnes Scott College. She aspires to implement and enforce civil rights policy in the workplace through law, government, and industrial organizational psychology. Nicole also has an interest in municipal politics. Her research interests are focused on the investigation of how intersectional identity experiences inform and help to explain experiences of racial trauma. In her spare time, she likes to engage in self-care in the form of pilates, facial masks, and manicures.
Mia is a junior Philosophy and Psychology double major. Her research focuses on racial trauma in educational settings. Mia’s other research interests include mental health disparities, specifically among the African American population, neurophilosophy, anxiety disorders, and psychopathy.
Selena is currently a double major in Psychology and German Studies. She is interested in pursuing a career in counseling psychology. Her research interests focus on how trauma (e.g., domestic violence) affects identity development. Selena also hopes to explore how children that grow up in households with domestic violence cope. In her free time, she likes to read any and all books, from science fiction, to non-fiction, to history. If it’s a book she will read it.
Rachel is a senior majoring in Psychology. She is interested in researching mental health in traditionally marginalized populations. Using a socioecological lens, she hopes to examine how systemic inequalities influence the opportunities for underserved communities. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and photographing people and landscapes.