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I am a postdoc in Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences and Carney Institute for Brain Science at Brown University. My research investigates the neural and computational mechanisms of interactions between motivation/affective processes, cognitive control, and value-based decision-making, with an orientation towards understanding how these transdiagnostic processes are impacted in psychiatric disorders (e.g., depression, anxiety, OCD) and across the adult lifespan.

As a neuroscientist, I aim to increase awareness of and contribute to systemic changes that will increase the diversity within academic departments and STEM. I am especially passionate about breaking the glass ceiling in leadership positions for women and minorities, and I advocate for reaching out to young students to engender a diverse generation of future scientists. (Psst check out our Growing Up in Aging Neuroscience Webinar Series!)