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, Irvine in 2019. Natasha is interested in adolescent social development and how family and peer contexts contribute to mental health outcomes in adolescence and adulthood. She is also interested in juvenile delinquency and other externalizing behavior in adolescence. Natasha hopes to pursue a career in academia in the future. In her spare time, she likes to stay active by running, hiking, dancing, strength training, and high intensity interval training. She also loves to read, cook, and watch scary movies.