Current Team

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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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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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Natasha Bailey

Natasha Bailey

Graduate Student

Clinical Psychology

Natasha is a first-year graduate student in Clinical Psychology. Prior to joining the Adolescence Research Group, she earned her B.A. in Psychology & Criminology from the University of California...

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Tessa Belanger

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Tessa is a fourth-year undergraduate pursuing a B.A. in Psychology & Archaeology. She has served as a research assistant for the Adolescence Research Group since the fall 2022 semester and is...

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Lauren Breeden

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Lauren is a fourth-year undergraduate from Luray, Virginia pursuing a B.A. in Psychology and Minor in Sociology. She has served as a research assistant for the Adolescence Research Group since the...

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Margaret Brehm

Project Coordinator

Margaret is a Project Coordinator for the Adolescence Research Group and has worked with the lab since fall 2020. Originally from Alpharetta, Georgia, she received her B.A. in Psychology and Minors in...

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Meghan Costello

Meghan Costello

Graduate Student

Clinical Psychology

Meghan is a fifth-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 a...

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Alida Davis

Alida Davis

Graduate Student

Clinical Psychology

Alida is a sixth-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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Nia Isabella

Nia-Isabella Garza

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Nia is a third-year undergraduate from Brownsville, TX pursuing a B.A. in Psychology. She has served as a research assistant for the Adolescence Research Group since the spring 2022 semester. Nia is...

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