Director

Thomas Holtgraves, Ph.D.

Dr. Holtgraves’ primary research investigates the social psychological factors involved in the production and comprehension of language. Current research is focused primarily on the social, cognitive and neural processes underlying instances of miscommunication. For more information about Dr. Holtgraves you can go to Researcher of the Year.

 


Graduate Students

Ky Bray, B.S.

Ky Bray is a second-year graduate student in the Clinical Psychology Master of Arts program and Quantitative Psychology Master of Science program at Ball State University. Ky’s research interests include the use of computational linguistic analysis to examine how underlying psychological factors may be expressed through language. In his spare time, Ky enjoys playing golf and traveling.

Yasmine Griffin, B.S.

Yasmine Griffin is a first-year graduate student in the Clinical Psychology Master of Arts program at Ball State University. Yasmine’s research interests are in child and adolescent psychology including child externalizing and internalizing disorders, and assessment and evaluation in children and adolescents. In her spare time,  she enjoys watching movies, reading psychological thrillers, and cooking.

Allison Sederlund, B.S.

Allison Sederlund is a first-year graduate student in the Clinical Psychology Master of Arts program at Ball State University. Her research interests include investigating the predictive factors and longitudinal impacts of childhood maltreatment on victims and their families. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, jigsaw puzzles, and rock climbing.

Zeenat Tabaku, B.A.

Zeenat Tabaku is a first-year graduate student in the Clinical Psychology Master of Arts program and Quantitative Psychology Master of Science program at Ball State University. Zeenat’s research interests include investigating the relationship between gender, race, and emotion and their impact on workplace dynamics. In her spare time, she enjoys creative writing, thrifting, and collecting art.


Undergraduate Students

Camron Lexa

Camron Lexa is a fourth-year undergraduate student in the Psychological Sciences and Sociology Bachelor of Science Programs at Ball State University. Camron is interested in data analysis and social psychology. In his spare time, Camron loves listening to music and playing basketball.

Emily Cronk

Emily Cronk is a third-year undergraduate student in the Psychological Sciences Bachelor of Science Program at Ball State University. Emily plans to study clinical psychology but is also interested in aspects of social psychology research. In their spare time, Emily enjoys reading, spending time with family, and crafting.

Maia Blazek

Maia Blazek is a third-year undergraduate student in the Psychological Sciences Bachelor of Science Program at Ball State University. Maia is also currently pursuing a minor in Interpersonal Relations. In her spare time, Maia enjoys skateboarding, making art, and reading.

Kyla Romines

Kyla Romines is a second-year undergraduate student in the Psychological Sciences Bachelor of Science program at Ball State University. Kyla is also pursuing a minor in both Criminal Justice/ Criminology and American Sign Language. Kyla plans to study clinical psychology with a focus in forensic psychology. In her spare time, Kyla enjoys listening to podcasts, watching movies, and spending time with loved ones.