**The "Joint" designation indicates the person earned a Master in Public Policy from the McCourt School in addition to a PhD in the HDPP concentration.**

***This information is current to the best of our knowledge. If you are an alumnus and would like to update your information, please email Molly McGeady.***

Name Mentor Area Year Current Position
Charles Lynch Vaidya LCN 2018

Postdoctoral Associate in Neuroscience in the Brain and Mind Research Institute at Weill Cornell Medicine

Alaina Pearce Vaidya LCN 2017

Postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at Penn State University

Erika Fountain Woolard HDPP 2017

Postdoctoral Fellowship for Faculty Diversity at the University of Maryland Baltimore County

Elise Cardinale Marsh LCN 2017

Postdoctoral fellow in the Development & Affective Neuroscience Section at the National Institute of Mental Health

Kristin Brethel-Haurwitz Marsh LCN 2016

Postdoctoral fellow in the Kable Lab at the University of Pennsylvania

Nicole Senft Chentsova-Dutton Joint 2016

Postdoctoral position in the Karmanos Cancer Institute's Population Studies & Disparities Research Program at Wayne State University

Anna Markowitz Ryan Joint 2016

Research Assistant Professor in the Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning at the University of Virginia

Laura Zimmermann Barr HDPP 2016

Education Researcher at SRI International's Center for Learning and Development

Zachary Warren Moghaddam Joint 2016

Director for Policy and Research, The Asia Foundation, Kabul, Afghanistan

Elisabeth McClure Chentsova-Dutton HDPP 2015

Research Specialist at The LEGO Foundation

Chelsea Stillman Howard LCN 2015

Postdoctoral position in the Brain Aging & Cognitive Health Laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh

Melissa Richards Calvert Joint 2015

Postdoctoral Fellow in the Child and Family Research Section at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Child Development

Eun-Soo Choi Chentsova-Dutton HDPP 2014

Researcher in the Center for Social Sciences at Seoul National University

Sarah Vidal Woolard Joint 2014

Senior Analyst at Westat

Cristina Novoa Moghaddam Joint 2014

Early Childhood Researcher at SRI International

Katherine Gamble Howard LCN 2014

National Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellow with Army Research Lab at Aberdeen Proving Ground

Eric Murphy Vaidya LCN 2013

Program Officer in Division of Translational Research at the National Institute of Mental Health

Natalie Brito Barr HDPP 2013

Assistant Professor of Applied Psychology at NYU Steinhardt

Anna Mikulak Phillips LCN 2012

Associate Director of News and Information, Association for Psychological Science

Beth Meloy Phillips Joint 2012

Social Science Analyst in the Office of Head Start at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services 

Jessica Petok (Simon) Howard LCN 2011

Assistant Professor of Psychology at Saint Olaf College

Amanda Staiano (Exner) Calvert Joint 2010

Assistant Professor at Pennington Biomedical Research Center; Director of Pediatric Obesity and Health Behavior Laboratory; Assistant Professor Adjunct in Department of Psychology at Louisiana State University 

Devon Brost Oskvig Phillips LCN 2010

Senior Lead Scientist at Booz Allen Hamilton, Washington DC

Melanie Stollstorff Vaidya LCN 2010

Assistant Professor of Psychology at Florida International University

Beth Zack Barr HDPP 2010

Outreach Specialist for the Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences at The University of Washington

Alexis Lauricella Calvert Joint 2010

Assistant Professor and director of the Technology in Early Childhood Center at the Erikson Institute

Hayley Cleary Woolard Joint 2010

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice in the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University

Ilana Bennett Howard LCN 2009

Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside

Amy Lowenstein Phillips Joint 2009

Project Director in Department of Psychology at Fordham University

Naomi Lee Moghaddam HDPP 2009

Associate Researcher at WIDA Consortium Research, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Nancy Crowell Phillips HDPP 2009

Adjunct Associate Professor in Department of Human Science at Georgetown University

Kelly Barnes Vaidya LCN 2008

Adjunct Instructor of Psychology at San Jacinto College

Sam Harvell Woolard Joint 2008

Senior Research Associate with the Justice Policy Center at the Urban Institute