Our graduates have found Rutgers-Camden to be the perfect stepping stone to achieve admissions to doctoral programs to further their research and enhance their careers.  Below are just some of our recent graduates, where they attended undergraduate, the research they indulged in while they attended and the mentors they studied under, as well as where they afterwards.

Headshot John Abbamonte
Year Graduated: 2014
Undergraduate Institution: Fordham University
Adviser & Thesis Topic: Dr. August; Social interactions and mental health outcome
Doctoral Program Attended: University of Miami (Counseling)
Gianna Bowler Gianna Bowler
Year Graduated: 2014
Undergraduate Institution: Rutgers-Camden
Adviser & Thesis Topic: Dr. Markey; Ovulatory changes in sexual attraction
Doctoral Program Attended: Temple (Developmental) 
branning Eric W. Branning
Year Graduated: 2013
Adviser & Thesis Topic: Dr. Hart; Differences in sexual health knowledge of adolescents from different neighborhoods
Current Position: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
Arturo Calderon
Year Graduated: 2015
Undergraduate: Montclair State
Adviser & Thesis Topic: Dr. Duffy; Embodied cognition and visual perception.
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Avery Ducey
Graduated: 2016
Undergraduate: University of Massachusetts

 

 

Nicole Ferris

Adviser & Thesis Topic: Dr Whitlow, Associations between Learning and Intelligence

Current Position: Woodrow Wilson Foundation

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 Melissa Finnegan
Year Graduated: 2015
Undergraduate: Rutgers-Camden

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Adviser & Thesis Topic. Dr. Bravo; Spatial cognition.
Doctoral Program: University of Alabama (Cognitive)
John_Gunn_III John Gunn III
Undergraduate: Richard Stockton College
Adviser & Thesis Topic: Dr. Roseman; Emotional content of suicide notes
  Doctoral Program: Montclair State (Family Studies)
Brian_Johnston Brian Johnston
Year Graduated: 2010
Undergraduate: University of South Florid
Adviser & Thesis Topic: Dr. Roseman; Emotion regulation and prejudice reduction
Doctoral Program: CUNY (Social-Personality)
Current Position: Senior Strategy Consultant, IBM
Gabriel Johnston Gabriel Johnston
Year Graduated: 2014
Adviser & Thesis Topic: Dr. Roseman; Effects of anger and contempt on voters’ perceptions of presidential candidates
Current Position: Data Specialist, Google, Inc.
caitlin Caitlin Kelly
Year Graduated: 2014
Adviser & Thesis Topic: Dr. August; Use of health care providers and association with health behaviors and outcomes
Doctoral Program: University of Utah (Developmental with Health Specialization)
Phil Loatman Phil Loatman
Year Graduated:2013
Undergraduate: Rowan University
Adviser & Thesis Topic: Dr. Whitlow & Dr. van der Wel; Negative patterning in a foraging task
Why Rutgers-Camden?: Because of its strong research emphasis and as a bridge to a doctoral program
Ph.D., 2019 : SUNY Stony Brook (Cognition & Decision Making) 
matsuk Nicole Matsuk
Graduated: 2015
Undergraduate: Rutgers University
Adviser & Research Topic: Dr. Cavanaugh; Identifying bio-markers of stress in a population of high-risk female survivors of inimate partner violence.
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Elisa Miyake

Why Rutgers-Camden?: The Psychology faculty truly mentor their students and provide them with the education and skills they need to be successful in future endeavors. Doctoral Program: Arizona State (Counseling)

autumn nannassy Autumn Nanassy
Graduated: 2016
Undergraduate: Rutgers University-Camden
Adviser & Thesis Topic: Dr. Markey; Thin-slice judgments of health and relationship satisfaction
Current Position: Clinical Research Coordinator, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
odonnell Alexandra O’Donnell
Graduated: 2016
Undergraduate: Rutgers University-Camden
Adviser: Dr. Duffy
Current Position: Part-time lecturer, Rutgers University-Camden
Kyle Sauerberger Kyle Sauerberger
Graduated: 2012
Undergraduate: Montclair State University
Adviser & Thesis Topic: Dr. Nave; Examination of adult personality and directly observed behavior during cognitive testing
Doctoral Program: University of California, Riverside (Social-Personality)
Jennifer Shukusky Jennifer A. Shukusky
Graduated: 2013
Adviser & Thesis Topic: Dr. Garcia; Sexual scripts and different relationship types
Why Rutgers-Camden?: Offers the resources of big research-oriented institutions with the personal touch     of helpful faculty, intimate class size, and the opportunity to work closely with mentors.
Doctoral Program: University of Texas at Austin (Human Development & Family Sciences)
soreth Brianna Soreth
Graduated: 2016
Undergraduate: Rutgers University-Camden
Adviser: Dr. Whitlow; Associations between associative learning, working memory, attentional control and  fluid intelligence
Current Position: Senior Research Technician, Monell Center
vargas Vianca Vargas
Graduated: 2015
Adviser & Research Topic: Dr. Cutuli; How family adapt and learn in a homeless shelter
Current Position: New Jersey Department of Children and Families
Emily_Wood Emily Wood
Graduated: 2012
Undergraduate: Rutgers University-Camden
Adviser & Thesis Topic: Dr. Markey; Pronoun use among romantic partners as a predictor of relationship  satisfaction
Current Position: Data Analyst at Thomas Jefferson University; Instructor at Rutgers University-Camden
raptor Doug Zacher
Graduated: 2015
Undergraduate: Rutgers University-Camden
Adviser & Thesis Topic: Dr. Whitlow; Pattern discrimination and working memory
Current Position: User Experience Researcher, Chamjari Interactive
Amanda Steele
Graduated: 2020
Undergraduate Institution: Rutgers-Camden
Adviser & Thesis Topic: Dr. Roseman; Are Interpersonal Dislike and Hatred Discrete Emotions
Doctoral Program Attended: University of Oxford (Experimental Psychology)
  Carlos Cavalie
Current Position: Research assistant at the Center for Mental Health Services & Criminal Justice Research at Rutgers New Brunswick.
  Yahui Chang
Adviser & Thesis Topic: Dr. Whitlow
  James Floman
Adviser & Thesis Topic: Dr. Roseman
Doctoral Program: University of British Columbia (Educational & Counseling Psychology)
  Sean Garguilo
Adviser & Thesis Topic: Dr. Roseman; Investigating emotional processes
Doctoral Program: The Ohio State University (Communication & Media Studies)
Current Position: Marketing Analyst for JPMorgan Chase
  Laura Goins
Adviser: Dr. Garcia
Current Position: Program Coordinator in the Honors College at Rutgers University-Camden.
  Shweta Kulkarni
Adviser: Dr. Duffy
Current Position: Market Research Analyst
  Patrice McCarthy
Undergraduate: 2013
  Ines Meier
Adviser: Dr. Whitlow
Doctoral Program: Rutgers University-Camden (Childhood Studies)
  Angela Meluso
Doctoral Program: North Carolina State
Current Position: Part-time lecturer at Rutgers University- Camden. 
  Jamie Perry
Undergraduate: University of Houston
Doctoral Program: Rutgers University- Newark (Management)
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Cornell University (Employment Relations, Human Resources and Law)
  Jayaram Uparna
Thesis Topic: Group Dynamics
Doctoral Program: Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University 
   

 

 

 

This is a partial list. If you are a former student who does not appear in this list and wish to be, please contact us. And if you have any updates, feel free to get in touch with us. It is always a pleasure to hear what you’ve accomplished since leaving our program!