Undergraduate Alumni - Kendall College of Arts and Sciences

Undergraduate Alumni

Isabella Turner

contact information: imt3777@utulsa.edu

hometown: Tulsa, Oklahoma

program: Psychology

lab affiliation: Fall 2021 – Spring 2022


Kelsey Trapp

contact information: elstrappy@gmail.com

hometown: Lee’s Summit, MO

program: Psychology

lab affiliation: Spring 2021 – Spring 2022

In my free time I enjoy volunteering with animal rescues, taking my dog to the park, and cooking. At TU, I was a TA, an apartment community assistant, in the Honors Program, was the president of Pride at TU, and was the president of the Little Blue House.

Eliza  Osborne

contact information: ejo1235@utulsa.edu

hometown: Fayetteville, Arkansas

program: Psychology, minor: biology

lab affiliation: Fall 2019 – Spring 2022

I am a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma and participate in psychology club, baking club, and bike club. I joined the lab at the beginning of the fall semester in 2019.  After graduating I hope to go to PA school. Some of my personal hobbies include beekeeping, cooking, biking, and reading.

Riley Henson

contact information: rsh1393@utulsa.edu

hometown: Neosho, Missouri

program: Psychology

lab affiliation: Summer 2020 – Spring 2022

I am a Psychology major with minors in biology and neuroscience. After graduating I hope to attend graduate school and eventually conduct neuroscience research. I am a member of Delta Gamma and Alpha Phi Omega and I enjoy cooking, hiking, and hammocking.

Swathi  Sunil

contact information: swathisuni1999@gmail.com

hometown: Bentonville, Arkansas

program: Psychology, minor: Women and gender studies, Speech Pathology

lab affiliation: Fall 2021 – Spring 2022

I am a Psychology Major with minors in women and gender studies and speech pathology. I am planning on graduating spring 2022. After graduating I plan on going to graduate school for clinical psychology with forensic psychology as the area of emphasis.I enjoy sketching and long boarding during my freetime.

Sydney Steed

contact information: sts6511@utulsa.edu

hometown: Royal, AR

program: Psychology, Pre-Med

lab affiliation: Fall 2020 – Spring 2022

I am currently interested in Obstetrics and Gynecology! I am a huge St. Louis cardinals fan, have a golden doodle named Luca, and love to run in my free time.

Neha Khalid

contact information: nek9518@utulsa.edu

hometown: Omaha, Nebraska

program: Biochemistry, Pre-med

lab affiliation: Fall 2019 – Fall 2021

Neha is a Biochemistry major with a Creative Writing Minor at TU. She is a member of the TU Honors Program as well as the Presidential Leaders Fellowship. Additionally, she is involved with the American Red Cross Club and TedX on campus. After graduation, Neha plans on attending medical school. In her free time, Neha enjoys reading as well as spending time with her friends.

Anna Wentling

contact information: awentling044@gmail.com

hometown: St. Louis, MO

program: BSBA Business Management and BA in Psychology

lab affiliation: 2017 – Spring 2021

Anna is currently pursuing a dual degree in Business Management and Psychology, and she hopes to enter the field of human resources post-graduation. In her spare time, Anna loves to play Ultimate Frisbee, and she co-captains the University of Tulsa’s Women’s Club Ultimate team.

Jacob Coriell

contact information: coriell.jacob@gmail.com

hometown: St. Louis, MO

program: Computer Science

lab affiliation: Spring 2020 – Spring 2021

I am actually neither a Psych major nor a minor! I am working with the lab in a series of independent studies to create new iterations of Artemis so that the lab can both analyze new psychological constructs and bring back students who have already participated in Artemis previously. This involves coding which is my main passion in Computer Science and I am planning to work in Software Engineering after I graduate in May.

Allie Morton

contact information: asm6103@utulsa.edu     

hometown: Little Rock, Arkansas

program: Psychology, English Literature

lab affiliation: Fall 2019 – Spring 2021

I plan to pursue a Ph.D. in clinical psychology with a focus on depression, anxiety, and eating disorders in teens and young adults once I finish my undergraduate degree. I enjoy embroidering, playing violin, and aerial silk acrobatics, and I am a member of the university’s chapter of BCM.

Ha Huynh

contact information: hah7962@utulsa.edu

hometown: Broken Arrow, OK

program: Biology, minor: Psychology, pre-med

lab affiliation: Summer 2020 – Spring 2021

I am studying biology on a pre-medical track. My goal is to go to medical school post-graduation to serve communities lacking proper health care and resources. I am a University Ambassador, Global Scholar, and tutor on campus. My hobbies include outdoor activities like hiking, rafting, and frisbee, as well as sitting down for a good movie.

Jordan McCready 

contact information: jordynmccready@yahoo.com

hometown: Joplin, MO

program: Psychology

lab affiliation: Spring 2019 – Spring 2020

Jordan is a Psychology major with a History minor at the University of Tulsa. She plans to finish her bachelor’s degree in 2020. Upon graduation, Jordan plans to go on to graduate school earning her Ph.D. in Psychology. On TU’s campus, Jordan is involved in intramural sports and the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She enjoys spending time with her friends, playing Minecraft, and continually rereading the Lord of Rings series.

Claudia Vore

contact information: cnv4086@utulsa.edu

hometown: Overland Park, KS

program: Psychology, Pre-Med

lab affiliation: Spring 2019 – Spring 2020

Claudia is a freshman studying psychology/pre-med. She will be minoring in neuroscience and hopes to attend medical school after she graduates from TU. She works as a TU Annual Fund Associate and is involved in the Presidential Leaders Fellowship and Alpha Phi Omega on campus.

Faith Voigt

contact information:  faithvoigt00@gmail.com

hometown: Westlake, TX

program: Psychology

lab affiliation: Fall 2019 – Spring 2020

I’m a Psychology major with a minor in French and Early Childhood Intervention and I plan to go to graduate school for School Psychology. I’m a member of Kappa Delta and Alpha Phi Omega on campus.

Anna Peacock 

contact information: aap7170@utulsa.edu

hometown: Edmond, OK

program: Psychology

lab affiliation: Spring 2019

Anna is a psychology major with a biology minor at the University of Tulsa. She plans to graduate in 2022 and attend medical school or graduate school. On-campus, she is involved in philanthropy, intramural sports, and Alpha Phi Omega, a co-ed service fraternity.

Sabrina Monsees

contact information: sjm388@utulsa.edu

hometown: Kansas City, MO

program: Psychology and History

lab affiliation: 2017- 2018

Sabrina Monsees is a senior undergraduate student pursuing bachelor’s degrees in psychology and history. Following her graduation from Tulsa, she hopes to attend graduate school and earn a Ph.D. in the field of Social Psychology. Her research interests focus on gender and leadership. She competes on the University of Tulsa Cross Country and Track team and enjoys reading, watching The Office, and eating Braum’s ice cream in her free time.

Hannah Havemeier

contact information: hph4994@utulsa.edu

hometown: Platte City, MO

program: B.A. Psychology

lab affiliation: 2018- 2019

Hannah is a sophomore undergraduate student pursuing her bachelor’s degree in psychology. She hopes to attend grad school and earn a Ph.D. Her research interests include addiction, children, and mental disorders. She is involved in Greek life on campus as well as the Golden Hurricane Marching Band.

Samantha Barber 

contact information: samantha-barber@utulsa.edu

hometown: Oak Ridge, TN

program: B. A. Psychology

lab affiliation: 2017- 2019

Samantha graduated and hoped to pursue a master’s in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and work for an external consulting company.

Samantha is a varsity member of the University of Tulsa women’s rowing team as well as a frequent hiker.

Tatum Cole

contact information: karentcole@gmail.com

hometown: Wagoner, OK

program: Psychology

lab affiliation: 2017-2018

Tatum is a sophomore undergraduate student pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She is passionate about studying the mental health climate in developing countries and working to change the stigma of mental health disorders. After studying abroad in India, she fell in love with the culture and hopes to go back to the country to learn more about how psychology is developing in a society that places emphasis on the health of the spirit as well as the mind. After graduating from TU, Tatum hopes to get her Ph.D. in Global Mental Health.

Amber Wright

contact information: amber-wright@utulsa.edu

hometown: Oklahoma City, OK

program: Biology with Minor in Psychology

lab affiliation: Fall 2014 – 2018

Amber graduated with a bachelor of science in Biology student with a minor in Psychology. After completing her undergraduate degree, she plans on attending medical school to one day become a physician.

Amber has been a member of the TACL lab from Fall 2014 to SPirng 2018 and spent the majority of her time with the Artemis project.

In her downtime, Amber enjoys spending time with her family, going to Lake Texoma, reading, and traveling.


Christopher Thomas

contact information: christopher-thomas@utulsa.edu

hometown: Tulsa, OK

program: Psychology

lab affiliation: 2015-2018

Christopher is a Senior studying to receive a bachelor of science in Psychology and hopes to continue education in graduate school working towards a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

Sunday Helmerich

contact information: sunday.helmerich@gmail.com

hometown: Tulsa, OK

program: Psychology with minor in Religion

lab affiliation: 2017-2018

After completing her Bachelors of Arts in psychology, Sunday hopes to continue her education in graduate school earning her master’s in psychology.

Sunday is a professional songwriter who has had dozens of song placements in major network shows such as One Tree Hill, Bones, and Revenge. In her free time, she enjoys listening to podcasts and playing with other people’s dogs.

Eva Trabucco

contact information: eva-trabucco@utulsa.edu

hometown: Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

program: English & Psychology with minor in French

lab affiliation: 2017- 2018

Eva graduated in December of 2018 and hopes to pursue a master’s in counseling psychology. When she wasn’t studying, Eva serves as a University Ambassador and was the captain of the women’s rowing team.

Ashley Zahn

contact information: ashley-zahn@utulsa.edu

hometown: Tulsa, OK

program: Psychology

lab affiliation: Fall 2017

Ashley aspires to complete her Ph.D. in clinical psychology.  

Kristin Caliva

contact information: kristen-caliva@utulsa.edu

hometown: San Antonio, Tx

program: Religion with Minor in Psychology and Educational studies

lab affiliation: Fall 2017

Kristin’s professional goal is to become a Residence Hall Director for campuses across the country, which requires a Master’s Degree in Higher Education, specializing in Student Affairs/College Student Personnel.

Alexis Carbajal

contact information: alexis-carbajal@utulsa.edu

hometown: Longbeach, CA

program: Psychology

lab affiliation: 2017

Alexis would like to pursue medical school after graduation. When he was not transcribing for the reach lab Alexis enjoys life as a film enthusiast, runner, NBA superfan, and videogame master.

Alexander Diep

contact information: alexander-diep@utulsa.edu

hometown: Tulsa, OK

program: Psychology

lab affiliation: 2015-2017

Alexander is a Senior studying Psychology and hopes to receive a master in I/O, possibly a Ph.D. after completing a bachelor’s degree.

Alexander enjoys Video games, reading and participating in Team Interactions Study as researcher/session runner. He is currently a pharmacy tech at St. Francis Hospital and is getting ready to apply to medical school.

Grant Daugherty

contact information: grant-daugherty@utulsa.edu

lab affiliation: Fall 2014 – 2016

Grant graduated from TU in the spring of 2016. After spending a gap year scribing in an emergency department and tutoring at the Mathnasium organization in Tulsa, Grant was accepted to and has begun medical school at the OU-Tulsa School of Community Medicine. Grant worked in the Artemis lab and was the primary programmer for all trial phases of the task.

In his free time, Grant enjoys reading science fiction novels, learning about a variety of topics including neuroscience and philosophy, and competing in competitive games.

Erin Emeric

contact information: erin-emeric@utulsa.edu

lab affiliation: 2016

Erin’s Undergraduate research included the development of spatial abilities and cross-cultural perceptions of procrastination.

She is currently a Graduate Student of Applied Education at Saint Louis University. Erin also teaches middle school music full-time in St. Louis as a member of the Billiken Teacher Corps.

Samantha Vickers

contact information: samantha-vickers@utulsa.edu

lab affiliation: Fall 2014 – 2015

Samantha graduated an Exercise & Sports Science major with a minor in Psychology.

In her spare time, Samantha enjoys playing sports, especially tennis, playing the flute, traveling, and watching movies.

Amanda (Gibson) Lowe

contact information: amanda-gibson@utulsa.edu

lab affiliation: Fall 2011 – Spring 2012, Spring 2014

Amanda Gibson served as Philanthropy Co-Chair for Kappa Kappa Gamma, is an honor society member of Phi Eta Sigma, and a volunteer for Domestic Violence Intervention Service/Call RAPE. Amanda is now an associate attorney at Hall Estill.

Madeleine Goss

contact information: maddy-goss@utulsa.edu

lab affiliation: Spring 2014

Along with her participation in the lab, Madeleine wass also involved in Big Brothers Big Sisters, University Ambassadors, Greek Life, and Friends of Finance.

After completing a Bachelor’s degree in both Psychology and Finance, Madeleine was accepted and has begun Law School.

Heidi Winterberg

contact information: heidi-winterberg@utulsa.edu

lab affiliation: Spring 2014

Heidi worked with the DYAD study.

She is a volunteer at her son’s school, Wright Christian Academy, and spends most of her free time with her family.

Jenny Daer

contact information: jenny-daer@utulsa.edu

lab affiliation: Fall 2010 – Spring 2013

degree: B.S. Psychology, B.A. Music

Jenny is attending graduate school at Oklahoma State University to pursue a PhD in Clinical Psychology. Her main interests include sign language, music, reading, and spending time with her family. She is a volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America where serves as a student mentor. She also served as President of the Mortar Board senior honor society and Vice-President of Psi Chi during her time at TU.

Chris Madaj

contact information: chris-madaj@utulsa.edu

lab affiliation: Summer 2012 – Spring 2013

degree: B.S. Psychology

Chris is currently working at PDRI Hiring and Assesments.

Chris enjoys spending time with his amazing family, playing tennis, watching television, and napping.During his undergraduate career, Chris was involved in the university’s gay-straight-trans-alliance, Pride at TU, and served two terms as Vice President.

Nigel Cook-Reynolds

contact information: nigel-cook-reynolds@utulsa.edu

lab affiliation:

degree: B.S. Psychology

Nigel is interested in both Clinical and I/O Psychology, and plans on pursuing a Ph.D in one of those fields. He worked with both Dr. Narayan and Dr. Brummel on various research projects. His research interests include stress, personality, and he prefers to work with quantitative measures.

Spandana Reddy

contact information: spandana-reddy@utulsa.edu

lab affiliation: Summer 2011 – Summer 2012

degree: B.A. Psychology & Anthropology

Spandana has previously volunteered at the TSPCA in Tulsa, and the Genesis Women’s Shelter, Bee’s Kids, and Equest in Dallas, TX.

She currently is a Child Welfare Specialist at the Oklahoma Department of Human Services.

Hanna Tacha

contact information: hanna-tacha@utulsa.edu

lab affiliation: Fall 2010 – Fall 2011

degree: B.A. Psychology

Hanna was a Psychology major with a double minor in German and Early Preventative Measures. She lived in Germany for a year as a Rotary Exchange Student and completed her German minor at TU. She loves playing piano and cello, going camping, and taking pictures. She is from Arlington, Texas, between Dallas and Fort Worth. She also served as President of her sorority, Kappa Kappa Gamma.

She is currently working with a Youth Services center in Tulsa.

Laura Luke

contact information: laura-luke@utulsa.edu

lab affiliation: Fall 2010 – Fall 2011

degree: B.A. Psychology

Laura is currently working at the University of Tulsa Knowledge

Kindercare. Her career goal is to become a child psychologist and specifically work with kids who have been abused. The research that she is conducting in lab has been more than just a learning process for her. As a tribute to Dr. Narayan and all the graduate lab members, participating in the research lab has granted her with more than just knowledge, but also with academic and social support. Through Dr. Narayan’s guidance she has come to understand the value of commitment and responsibility when working towards meeting a goal as a team.

Westley Youngren

contact information: westley-youngren@utulsa.edu

hometown: Tulsa, OK

major: Psychology

lab affiliation: April 2013 – 2014

project: Role of Reward & Justice Perceptions in Team Creativity

Westley is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Kansas University and his hobbies include basketball, frisbee golf, and reading.