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Monica Arkin

Monica Arkin received her Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Michigan in 2015. As an undergraduate student, she was involved in research that examined children’s and adolescents’ psychological resilience in the face of adverse life experiences such as experiencing the death of a parent and exposure to community violence. Following graduation, Monica […]

Cherrelle Jones

Cherrelle Jones is an incoming 1st year graduate student at UMass Boston’s Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, she earned her Bachelor of Arts from Columbia College Chicago in 2016. For the past three years, she has been a research assistant at University of Chicago, where she worked on several longitudinal […]

The health dangers don’t stop with a hurricane’s churning. They can get worse.

By William Wan ,Lena H. Sun and Carolyn Y. Johnson September 17 In coming weeks, long after Hurricane Florence’s winds and rains have faded, its aftermath will still pose life-threatening hazards: snakes, submerged sharp objects, bacterial infections and disease-carrying mosquitoes. People are trapped by floodwaters and facing dwindling supplies of medicines, food and drinking water. […]

Kirsten Christensen

Graduate Student Kirsten is a third year Ph.D. student in the Clinical Psychology program at UMass Boston. She is originally from East Brunswick, NJ and she received her B.A. in psychology from The College of New Jersey. Kirsten is a recent recipient of a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and her research interests involve […]