Polygence mentors

Polygence mentors are selected based on their exceptional academic background, teaching experience, and unique ability to inspire the next generation of innovative thinkers and industry leaders

Paul

Paul

PhD candidate

Expertise

Cognitive neuroscience, moral judgments and decision making, social judgments and decision making, implicit bias, fear of missing out

Donald

Donald

MS

Expertise

Psychology History, Poverty and education, Positive Psychology, Social Mobility, Health disparities, racial discrimination, wage gaps, adverse childhood experiences, child mental health, Dementia, schizophrenia, ADHD/ODD, social media

Jean

Jean

PhD candidate

Expertise

Psychology, sociology, effective writing and presentation skills

Annalea

Annalea

MSW Master of Social Welfare candidate

Expertise

Community Health, violence prevention, trauma, poverty, social inequality, research methods, health sciences, social work, health, policy, government, community organizing, social justice, social advocacy, psychology, healthcare

Liz

Liz

PhD candidate

Expertise

neuroscience (behavior, social behavior, computational neuroscience, hypothalamus), mental health

Jacqueline

Jacqueline

PhD candidate

Expertise

Social psychology, romantic relationships, friendships, parenting, well-being, socioeconomic adversity, public policy, race-ethnicity, discrimination, culture

Jada

Jada

PhD candidate

Expertise

Clinical psychology, Sexuality, Racial and Gender Discrimination, Mental Health, Social Justice Issues, Maternal Psychology,

Jennifer

Jennifer

PhD candidate

Expertise

STEM education research, Psychology, Education, Sustainability, Environment

Hannah

Hannah

PhD candidate

Expertise

developmental psychology; childhood maltreatment and trauma; developmental psychopathology; clinical psychology; child, family, and couples therapy; LGBTQIA+ topics; gender studies

Lee

Lee

PhD candidate

Expertise

Social Psychology, Adolescent Brain and Behavioral Development, Emotions, Developmental Psychology, Psychology (general)

Aili

Aili

PhD candidate

Expertise

Social Psychology, Psychology Research Methods, Statistics

Adrienne

Adrienne

PhD candidate

Expertise

Emotions, Emotional Development Social and Affective Neuroscience, Social Psychology, Social Determinants of Health

Matthew

Matthew

MA candidate

Expertise

Cognitive Psychology; Psychology/Neuroscience of Language; Speech-Language Pathology; Communication Sciences & Disorders; Disability Studies; Social Psychology

Kylie

Kylie

PhD candidate

Expertise

interactions in close relationships and motivation; relationship initiation and attraction; commitment and relationship maintenance; positive behaviors in relationships

Nelson

Nelson

PhD

Expertise

mental health; academic persistence; psycho-social interventions; People of Color/BIOPC communities; values setting; career goals

Tatiana

Tatiana

PhD

Expertise

Community psychology, social policy, statistics, quantitative and qualitative research

Mytien

Mytien

PhD candidate

Expertise

Children's Clinical psychology, Risk and resilience, Trauma, Personality Disorders, Gun Violence, Video Games

Victoria

Victoria

PhD candidate

Expertise

Counseling/clinical psychology

Madalina

Madalina

PhD candidate

Expertise

social psychology, cognitive psychology, experimental psychology, research methods in social sciences, behavioral science, cognitive science

Tara-Marie

Tara-Marie

PhD candidate

Expertise

Education, Public Policy, Racial Inequality