Jorge Carvalho Pereira received his bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Delaware in May 2015.  During his undergraduate career he was involved in the research of Dr. Carroll Izard’s, Human Emotions Lab, which studies the development of emotion knowledge, emotion regulation, and emotion competence. He also was a teaching assistant to Dr. Brian Ackerman, in his Developmental Psychology course.  Finally, he worked as a Research Assistant at a clinical research facility in Marlton, New Jersey, primarily collaborating with clinical study teams in the start up of a wide array of Early and Late Phase clinical trials, as well as performing neuropsychiatric rating scales. In addition to beginning his graduate studies in the Master’s in Psychology program at Rutgers-Camden, he also currently works as a Mental Health Associate at a Behavioral Health Center in New Jersey, where he participates as an interdisciplinary treatment team member and assist patients in managing activities of daily living, conduct therapeutic groups for patients, and maintain unit and patient safety.  He is eager to begin the graduate program and learning more as well as conduct research.