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 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 concepts shape the perception of emotions in others. Email: camdoyle@live.unc.edu

Kent Lee, M.A., is a fifth year Ph.D. student 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

Joseph Leshin is a first year Ph.D. student in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina and the outreach coordinator for the CASL. He is broadly interested in the neural basis of emotion construction and in how people experience anxiety differently. Email: leshin@live.unc.edu

Jennifer MacCormack, M.A., is a fourth year Ph.D. student in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina. Jenn is broadly interested in bodily contributions to emotion across the age-span. Email: jkmaccor@live.unc.edu

Holly Shablack is a third 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 are acquired and how differences in emotion word use shape experiences and perceptions of emotion across cultures and bilingual individuals. Email: hshab@live.unc.edu

Research Assistants

Jacob Averill, Senior

Adrienne Bonar, Junior

Elizabeth Davis, Senior

Corinna Fonseca, Junior

Jalyn Gatling, Senior

Murphy Grant, Junior

Jin Kang, Senior

Marianna Jones, Junior

Kyra Kapsaskis, Senior

Anika Khan, Senior Honors thesis: Children’s acquisition of emotion words

Taylor Killian, First Year

Coco Liu, Sophomore

Arvind Mallikarjunan, Sophomore

Margaret McCallister, Junior

Heather Ortega, Junior

Hursch Patel, Sophomore

Jenna Perry, Senior Honors thesis: Individual differences in emotion

Seleha Rana, Junior

Miriam Shabih, Junior

Rishi Sharma, Sophomore

Sumatri Shridhar, Sophomore

Allen Tirado, Junior

Natasha Vernooij, Junior

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