Lab Alumni

PhD Graduates

Name/Professional Profile LinkDegree/YearUniversityDissertation/Thesis
Thania Galvan, PhD2021University of DenverMA Thesis: Understanding Latinx Youth Mental Health Disparities: The Role of Problem Type, Immigrant Status, and Acculturation; Dissertation directed by Sarah Watamura, PhD
Allison Stiles, PhD2020University of DenverDissertation: Fostering Trauma-Informed Schools by Considering the Experiences of Teachers in Working with Trauma-Exposed Students
Skyler Leonard, PhD2019University of DenverDissertation: Beyond School Engagement: School Adaptation and its Role in Bolstering Resilience among Youth who have been Involved with Child Welfare Services
Laura Rindlaub, PhD2015University of DenverDissertation: The Caregiver-Child Relationship, Youth Mental Health, and Placement Stability in a Child Welfare Sample

Undergraduate Students and Research Assistants

Charlsie SolanoBAUndergraduate StudentUniversity of KansasMcNair Scholar Project: Social Support and the Association between Separation from Parents and Mental Health Outcomes in Latinx Youth
Leonor Ramos-SalamancaBA 2020Undergraduate Student/Research AssistantUniversity of KansasMcNair Scholar Project: Exposure to Violence, Coping, and Academic Achievement Within the Latinx Population
Veronica HerediaBA 2019Undergraduate Student/Research AssistantUniversity of KansasHonor's Thesis: Family Separation, Familismo, and Posttraumatic Stress in Immigrant Latinx Children
Aimee SchneiderBA 2016Undergraduate Student/Research AssistantUniversity of DenverHonor's Thesis: Cultural Values and Behavioral Inhibition in Latino Youth at Risk for Posttraumatic Avoidance Symptoms after Violence Exposure
Tania Molinar-CastilloBA 2016Undergraduate Student/Research AssistantUniversity of DenverSummer Research Grant: Analyzing the Experiences of Latino/a Providers in Mental Health Services
Leah OlguinBA 2015Undergraduate Student/Research AssistantUniversity of DenverHonor's Thesis: Criminality in Adolescents Aging out of Foster Care: The Effects of maltreatment, Psychopathy, and Masculine Norms