Thank you for your interest in joining the lab.

Undergraduates interested in working as Research Assistant should submit an RA application.

Schedules and tasks vary by research project, but can include community-based work, statistical analysis, and/or qualitative analysis. Positions will be available in summer 2023.

Current Research Assistants


Faith Mayhew is a senior at Randolph Macon College (RMC). She works with PbS data to investigate youth suicidal and behavioral incidents in juvenile confinement facilities.


Katherine Delaney graduated from RMC in spring 2022. She performs a variety of lab tasks related to the data reuse and adolescent development projects.

Past Research Assistants

Janelle DeGuzman worked on the juvenile confinement project, "Family visitation, behavioral incidents, and staff safety: What changed in the covid-19 era?". She graduated from Randolph-Macon College in 2022 and is now pursuing a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Liberty University.


Skylar Ackerson, graduated from RMC in spring 2022, works on the juvenile confinement project, "How staff demographic differences predict staff handling of behavioral incidents and staff perceptions of safety". She recently started a position in the social work field.