Shirley is a third-year graduate student in clinical psychology with a secondary field in computational science and engineering at Harvard University. She works with Matt Nock and is funded by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Shirley’s research examines why people engage in behaviors that are harmful to themselves, including eating disorder behaviors, nonsuicidal self-injury, and suicide. She uses a wide range of methodologies to study these problems, including laboratory-based behavioral experiments, real-time monitoring, and large-scale longitudinal studies.
Ph.D. in Clinical Science, expected 2023
A.M. in Clinical Science, 2019
B.A. in Psychology (statistics minor), 2017
The College of New Jersey
The amazing people I’m lucky to work with!
I am currently a teaching fellow for PSY 1900 with Patrick Mair. I lead two lab sections per week and cover the following topics in R: