Lab Director

Kristen Lindquist, Ph.D., is director of the CASL and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina. She is a member of the Social Psychology program and the Human Neuroimaging Group. She is also affiliated with the Biomedical Research Imaging Center and the Neurobiology Curriculum in the School of Medicine. Dr. Lindquist received her Ph.D. in Psychology from Boston College and was a post-doctoral fellow at the Harvard University Mind/Brain/Behavior Initiative and the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Personal website |Download CV | Email: kristen.lindquist@unc.edu

Graduate Students

Cameron Doyle is a first year Ph.D. student in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina. She is broadly interested in how emotion concepts shape the perception of emotions in others. Email: camdoyle@live.unc.edu

Kent Lee, M.A., is a fourth year Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina. He is broadly interested in how conceptualizations of affect contribute to prejudice and other social perceptions. Email: kentl@live.unc.edu

Jennifer MacCormack is a third year Ph.D. student in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina and the outreach coordinator for the CASL. Jenn is broadly interested in bodily contributions to emotion and in how conceptual complexity contributes to emotion experience and perceptions. Email: jkmaccor@live.unc.edu

Holly Shablack is a second year Ph.D. student in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina. She is broadly interested in how emotion words contribute to experiences and perceptions of emotion. Email: hshab@live.unc.edu

Research Assistants

Jacob Averill, Junior

Adrienne Bonar, Sophomore

Elizabeth Davis, Junior

Carson Desantis, Sophomore

Corinna Fonseca, Sophomore

Murphy Grant, Sophomore

Jin Kang, Junior

Kyra Kapsaskis, Junior

Anika Khan, Junior

Coco Liu, First Year

Margaret McCallister, Sophomore

Heather Ortega, Sophomore

Jenna Perry, Junior

Phoebe Pradhan, Senior
Honors thesis: One man’s disgust is another man’s fear: Individual differences in emotion experiences

Samantha Richards, Senior

Ava Rohloff, Senior

Jared Scruggs, Senior
Honors thesis: Know yourself: Effects of interception and emotion conceptualization on anxiety

Andrea Zuniga, Senior
Honors thesis: Individual differences in the embodiment of emotion

Lab Alumni

Conrad Baldner, PhD student, University of Rome

Jeffrey Brooks, PhD student, New York University

Cameron Doyle, PhD student, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Michael Parrish, PhD student, University of California, Los Angeles

Elise Rice, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, National Cancer Institute