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, M.A., 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 concepts shape the perception and neural representation of emotions.

Email: camdoyle@live.unc.edu

Kent Lee, M.A., is a sixth 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

Joseph Leshin is a second 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 fifth 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.

Personal website | Email: jkmaccor@live.unc.edu

Holly Shablack is a fourth 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

Programming Specialist

Gary Wilkins is a Research Assistant and fMRI Programming Specialist in the lab.

Email: wgary@email.unc.edu

Research Assistants

Adrienne Bonar, Senior

Honors thesis: The role of interoception in eating disorders

Corinna Fonseca, Senior

Murphy Grant, Senior

Marianna Jones, Senior

Taylor Killian, Sophomore

Coco Liu, Junior

Hursch Patel, Junior

Seleha Rana, Senior

Miriam Shabih, Senior

Rishi Sharma, Junior

Sumatri Shridhar, Junior

Allen Tirado, Senior

Natasha Vernooij, Senior

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

Anika Khan, PhD student, University of Pennsylvania

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

Elise Rice, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, National Cancer Institute

Daryl Cameron, PhD, Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania State University