Current Team

Leela

Leela Abrishami

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Leela is a fourth-year undergraduate pursuing a B.A. in Global Public Health with a minor in Psychology. She joined the Adolescence Research Group in the summer of 2021. Leela is interested in how...

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Audrey Alexander

Audrey Alexander

Project Coordinator

Audrey is a Project Coordinator for the Adolescence Research Group. Originally from Alexandria, VA, she received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Virginia in 2020. Audrey's research...

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Joseph P. Allen

Dr. Joseph P. Allen

Hugh P. Kelly Professor of Psychology

Dr. Joseph Allen is a professor of psychology at the University of Virginia and a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in working with adolescents. Joe has served as the Principal Investigator of the Kliff-Vida Project since its inception in 1998. He earned his B.A. in Psychology at the University of Virginia and...
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Margaret Brehm

Margaret Brehm

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Margaret is a fourth-year undergraduate from Alpharetta, Georgia pursuing a B.A. in Psychology and Minors in Spanish and Data Analytics. She joined the Adolescence Research Group in the fall of...

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Serena Chmelar

Serena Chmelar

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Serena is a fourth-year undergraduate from New Jersey pursuing a B.A. in Psychology. She joined the Adolescence Research Group in the fall of 2020. Serena's research interests include adolescent...

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Meghan Costello

Meghan Costello

Graduate Student

Clinical Psychology

Meghan is a fourth-year graduate student in Clinical Psychology. She received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Virginia in 2016. Meghan studies adolescent social development and has...

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Alida Davis

Alida Davis

Graduate Student

Clinical Psychology

Alida is a fifth-year graduate student in Clinical Psychology. Originally from New York City, she received her B.A. in Psychology and Chinese from Williams College in 2014. Alida's research primarily...

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Ami Falk

Ami Falk

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Ami is a second-year undergraduate pursuing a degree in Statistics and Cognitive Science with a concentration in Computer Science. He joined the Adolescence Research Group in the summer of 2021. Ami...

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Ames Gersten

Ames Gersten

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Ames is a fourth-year undergraduate majoring in Psychology and Government and joined the Adolescence Research Group in the summer of 2021. They plan to pursue a PsyD. with a focus on community...

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Halina

Halina Guterbock

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Halina is a third-year undergraduate from Charlottesville, Virginia pursuing a B.A. in Psychology and Music. She joined the Adolescence Research Group in the summer of 2021. Halina is interested in...

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