Staff

Anna Garrison, Post-bacc Research Coordinator

IMG_9995Anna received her B.A. in Psychology and Theater from Oberlin College. She is interested in exploring the psychophysiological underpinnings of alcohol use in different social contexts. More specifically, she would like to further understand the mechanisms of AUD development in the LGBTQ+ community. In her free time, Anna enjoys reading with a cup of tea, spending time outside with family and friends, and discovering new music.

James Morris, Post-bacc Research Coordinator

JamesheadshotJames received his B.S. in Criminology and Psychology from Florida State University. His research background and interests are at the cross-section of emotion regulation and risk-taking behaviors, including how emotional response to one’s environment relates to heavy substance use. He also is interested in unique statistical methods for analyzing both individual and community-level health behavior data. Outside of research, James enjoys playing soccer, chess, and speedrunning video games.

Laura Gurrieri, Post-bacc Research Coordinator

Laura Gurrieri

Laura received her B.S in Psychology from Truman State University in the spring of 2020. She was a research coordinator in the Alcohol Research Lab for one year (Fall 2020-Spring 2021), then worked as a post-bacc researcher at Georgia State University. She has returned to the Alcohol Research Lab in the Summer of 2022. 

Hieu Nguyen, Undergraduate Lab Manager

Hieu Nguyen

Hieu Nguyen is an honors student studying Psychology with a concentration in Clinical/Comminuty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is interested in exploring how certain personality traits relate to the development of substance abuse. More specifically, he would like to investigate the relationship between self-consciousness and alcohol use disorder. In his free time, Hieu enjoys playing D&D with friends, baking pastries, and working out.