Lab People

Lab Personnel

 

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Karyn

Karyn M. Frick
Principal Investigator, email

  • B.A., Psychology and Biology (1991), Franklin & Marshall College
  • M.A., Psychology (1993), The Johns Hopkins University
  • Ph.D., Psychology (1996), The Johns Hopkins University
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Biological Sciences (1996-2000), Wellesley College
  • Assistant Professor of Psychology (2000-2006), Yale University
  • Associate Professor of Psychology (2006-2010), Yale University
  • Associate Professor of Psychology (2010-2013), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Professor of Psychology (2013-2020), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Distinguished Professor of Psychology (2020-present), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

 

Kellie

Kellie S. Gross
Postdoctoral Fellow, email

  • B.A., Neuroscience/Psychology (2012), Ohio Wesleyan University
  • Ph.D., Neuroscience (2017), University of Minnesota

 

Lisa

Lisa

Lisa R. Taxier
Graduate Student, email 

  • B.A., Psychology (2013), Carleton College
  • M.S., Psychology (2018), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

 

 

Miranda

Miranda R. Schwabe
Graduate Student, email 

  • B.S., Neurobiological Sciences (2017), University of Florida

 

 

Sarah

Sarah B. Beamish
Graduate Student, email

  • B.S., Biological Sciences (2018), University of Delaware

 

 

Aaron

Aaron W. Fleischer
Graduate Student, email

  • B.S., Biology, Chemistry (2018), University of South Dakota

 

 

Undergraduates

  • Tiffany Polzin
  • Ryan Thiede
  • Carnita Lincoln
  • Olivia Dye
  • Grace Geiger
  • McKenna Anderson

 Lab Alumni

Graduation08.JPG (1)Graduate students:

  • Jodi E. Gresack, Ph.D. (Yale, 2007; Principal Research Scientist at PsychoGenics, Inc.)
  • Lauren Levy Harburger, Ph.D. (Yale, 2008; formerly Lauren J. Levy; Assistant Professor of Psychology at SUNY Purchase)
  • Stephanie M. Fernandez, Ph.D. (Yale, 2008; Primary Care Psychologist at Beth Israel-Deaconess HealthCare/Pastor Medical Group in Brookline, MA)
  • Patrick T. Orr, Ph.D. (Yale, 2010; Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Scranton)
  • Jennifer J. Tuscher, Ph.D. (UWM, 2017; Postdoctoral Associate in Neurobiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham)
  • Jaekyoon Kim, Ph.D. (UWM, 2018; Postdoctoral Associate at the Iowa Neuroscience Institute, University of Iowa)

Postdoctoral Fellows:

  • Michael C. Lewis, Ph.D.
  • Angela S. Pechenino, Ph.D.
  • Lu Fan, Ph.D.
  • Zaorui Zhao, Ph.D.
  • Marissa Boulware, Ph.D.
  • Ashley Fortress, Ph.D.
  • Wendy Koss, Ph.D.

Post-baccalaureate research assistants:

  • Jennifer C. Bennett, B.S., M.S., D.V.M.
  • Talley Lambert, B.S., Ph.D.
  • Kristin Kerr, B.S., Ph.D.
  • Chinoneyre Nzerem, B.A.
  • Virginia Rogers, B.A.
  • John D. Heisler, B.A., M.S.
  • Jayson C. Schalk, B.S.
  • Sarah M. Philippi, B.S.

Undergrad research assistants:

  • 2020 (UWM): Tiffany Polzin, Ryan Thiede^, Carnita Lincoln^, Olivia Dye^, Grace Geiger#, McKenna Anderson#
  • 2019 (UWM): Sarah Philippi*%, Jayson Schalk*^, Randie Alf^, Margaret Ivers, Tiffany Polzin, Ryan Thiede^, Carnita Lincoln^, Olivia Dye^, Paul Kissell&, Grace Geiger#, McKenna Anderson#
  • 2018 (UWM): Rachel Gremminger^, Jacqueline Haertel^, Sarah Philippi*%, Jayson Schalk*^, Randie Alf^, Margaret Ivers, Beth Ann Lotton^, Tiffany Polzin#
  • 2017 (UWM): Molly Kiefer^, Sarah Philippi^, Jayson Schalk, Jacqueline Haertel^+, Tory Clearwater#, Kylie Medenwald#
  • 2016 (UWM): Molly Kiefer^, Sarah Philippi^+, Jayson Schalk, Jacqueline Haertel^+, Wasef Mahmoud#
  • 2015 (UWM): Maciej Miaskowski, Molly Kiefer^+, Rachel Gremminger#, Rebecca Willer#
  • 2014 (UWM): Julia Szinte^*, Maciej Miaskowski, Molly Kiefer#, Sergio Moran
  • 2013 (UWM): Sarah Schram*, Julia Szinte^*, Jennifer Alberts, Megan Hollister
  • 2012 (UWM):  Andrew Kozlowski^, Sarah Schram
  • 2011 (UWM):  Andrew Kozlowski, Sarah Schram
  • 2010 (Yale):  Cassie Chambers*, Eileen Manning*, Kate Carter, Anusha Raja, Alex Chung, Francesca Yi, John Acheson
  • 2009 (Yale):  Raymond Nagem*, Cassie Chambers*, Amanda Rubin*, Eileen Manning, Lawrence Moy, Anusha Raja, Heather Elder, Kate Carter
  • 2008 (Yale): Altaf Saadi*, Kenneth Kato, Lawrence Moy, Lana Verkuil, Raymond Nagem*, Cassie Chambers, Amanda Rubin*
  • 2007 (Yale): Altaf Saadi*, Jason Peterson, Loran Kelly+
  • 2006 (Yale):  Altaf Saadi, Caitlin Purcell, Jason Peterson
  • 2005 (Yale):  Chang Park, Chinoneyre Nzerem (postgraduate in Yale PREP program), Wen Fan, Caitlin Purcell, Altaf Saadi
  • 2004 (Yale):  Ryan Miller, Nazli Saka, Jessica Falco, Carly Keidel, Jessica Falco*, Nazli Saka*, Chinoneyre Nzerem
  • 2003 (Yale):  Talley Lambert*, Michael Dunleavy, Ryan Miller, Adam Viera, Chinonyere Nzerem+ (San Jose State University)
  • 2002 (Yale):  Brian Roberts, Talley Lambert, Lynne Achenbach (Franklin and Marshall College), Heather Higgins (Harvard University)
  • 2001 (Yale):  Tovia Martirosian, Julie Rosenthal*, Tony Taglienti, Sue Vanderhill, Sergio Iniguez+ (Cal State San Bernadino), Anwar Parker (Johns Hopkins University), Ruth-Ann Sterling (Franklin and Marshall College)

*Conducted senior research or Honors project in the lab.
+Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) student
^Support for Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF) student
%Senior Excellence in Research Award (SERA) student
#UR@UWM Summer student
&UWM Ronald E. McNair Research Scholars student