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Youth Risk and Resilience Lab
184 Meliora Hall, Box 270266
Rochester, NY 14627

Email: glennlab@rochester.edu
Phone: (585) 276-7886

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Library Rd
Rochester, NY, 14611
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(585) 276 7886

People

Lab Director

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Catherine (Cassie) Glenn, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Rochester
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center
Research Preceptor, T32 Postdoctoral Training in Suicide Prevention Research
Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide

Email: catherine.glenn@rochester.edu
Phone: (585) 276-7887
Fax: (585) 273-1100
Curriculum Vitae

Staff

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Angela Santee, B.A.
Lab Manager

Email: angela.santee@rochester.edu
Phone: (585) 276-7886

Graduate Students

Prof. Glenn will be accepting applications for graduate students for the 2019-2020 academic year. Visit this page to learn more. For more information about the clinical psychology program at the University of Rochester and to learn more about our application process, visit the department webpage.

Erika Esposito
Graduate Student, Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology

Erika is a first year graduate student in the clinical psychology program. Her primary research interests focus on unpacking the complex etiology of suicidal behaviors, specifically by further investigating the mechanisms catalyzing the transition from suicidal thoughts to actions among adolescents. Additionally, she is interested in improving objective measures of risk assessment and evidence based treatments for high-risk adolescents. 

Jaclyn (Jackie) Kearns
Graduate Student, Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology

Jackie is a second year graduate student in the clinical psychology program. Her primary research interests focus on attentional engagement and processing of suicide-related information and how these processes may indicate individuals' move from suicidal thoughts to suicidal behavior. In addition, she is interested in how sleep disturbance and nonsuicidal self-injury confer risk for suicide attempts.

Andrew (Drew) Porter
Graduate Student, Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology

Drew is a first-year graduate student in the clinical psychology program. His primary research interests focus on the role of self-critical cognition in the development and continuation of self-injurious thoughts and behaviors (SITBs). In addition, he is interested in the role of cognitive, emotional, and social development in the etiology of SITBs in adolescence and in developing and applying advanced data analytic methods for use in suicide and self-injury research.

Research Assistants

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Anne Boatman

Anne is a sophomore at the University of Rochester, where she is planning to major in brain and cognitive sciences. She is interesting in brain development and its effects on personality and behavior. In her free time, she enjoys watching Netflix, spending time with friends, and participating in the on-campus theater troupe, TOOP. 

Emily Dudek

Emily is a junior at the University of Rochester, where she is majoring in brain and cognitive sciences. She is most interested in brain development and adolescent suicide risk. In her free time she enjoys staying active through sports, backpacking, and other activities. 

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Elizabeth Finer

Elizabeth is a junior at the University of Rochester, where she is double majoring in biology and psychology. In the future, she plans on pursuing a medical degree, ultimately going into neurology. She is most interested in finding long-term cures to different mental disorders. She is a member of Alpha Phi, and she enjoys reading, running, and volunteering with MERT.

Emily Kumpf

Emily is a junior at the University of Rochester and is studying health policy, psychology, and Spanish. She plans to pursue an MPH or joint MPH/MSW with the hope of going into mental health policy. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering at Bivona Child Advocacy center, running, playing soccer, and leading Students Helping Honduras.

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Annabelle Mournet

Annabelle is a junior at the University of Rochester, where she is majoring in public health with minors in ethics and clinical psychology. After graduating, she intends to pursue clinical psychology, with a focus on suicide prevention research. In her free time, she is a brother of Alpha Phi Omega, the community service fraternity on campus.

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Devin Robinson

Devin is a junior at the University of Rochester, where she is double majoring in psychology and molecular genetics. She is interested in abnormal psychology and how biology plays a role in mental illness. In her free time, she enjoys sketching, playing her flute, and spending time with friends. 

Collaborators

Alex Millner, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychology
Harvard University

Matthew Nock, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Harvard University

Wilfred Pigeon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
University of Rochester Medical Center     

Mitch Prinstein, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
and Adam Miller, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Leah Somerville, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
and Katie Insel
Graduate Student
Harvard University

Peter Wyman, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide
University of Rochester Medical Center

TalkLife

Linda Alpert-Gillis, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Clinical Nursing
University of Rochester Medical Center

Randy Auerbach, Ph.D., ABPP
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons

Courtney Bagge, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
University of Mississippi Medical Center

Terry Blumenthal, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Wake Forest University

Christine Cha, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Columbia University

Karthik Dinakar
Doctoral Candidate & Reid Hoffman Fellow
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Evan Kleiman, Ph.D.
Research Associate in Psychology
Harvard University

Andrew Littlefield, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Texas Tech University

David Klonsky, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
University of British Columbia

Lab Alumni

J. J. Otto, B.A., B.S.
Field Research Coordinator
Pearson Clinical Assessment Group

Brittany Bernstein, B.A.
Graduate Student
New York University, Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness

Dickson Butera, B.A.
Relationship Coordinator
Bridge2Rwanda Scholars Program

Emily Butcher, B.A.
Grant Coordinator, Division of Psychiatry
Massachusetts General Hospital - Charlestown

Catarina Carosa, B.A.
Research Assistant for Project FLIGHT
Mt. Hope Family Center

Barbara Dioguardi Lopez, B.A.
Graduate Student
Boston University School of Social Work
Project Coordinator
Early Connections/Conexiones Tempranas Project

Megan Lyons, B.A.
Graduate Student
Saint John Fisher College, Mental Health Counseling Program
Study Coordinator
Information Processing Lab, University of Rochester