Research Assistants

Rachel Davis

Rachel Davis is a third year student at Old Dominion University. She will graduate in 2019 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Special Education. Rachel plans to further her education by obtaining a graduate degree in psychology.

Richie Kublius

Richard “Richie” Kubilus is currently a junior at Old Dominion University and a member of the Honors College. Richie is a Psychology major, minoring in both Human Services and Addiction Treatment and Prevention. His research interests include all aspects of substance abuse and the etiology of addiction.

Kristie Robles

Kristie Robles is a junior interested in researching minority adolescent development and acculturation at Old Dominion University. She is a member of the ODU Varsity Field Hockey team and Honors College. Kristie is majoring in Psychology and minoring in Chemistry with future aspirations to attend medical school.

Dariel Taylor

Dariel Taylor is an undergraduate student, currently majoring in psychology and minoring in human services at Old Dominion University. He is pursuing a PhD in Clinical Psychology and plans to start applying to Clinical Psychology programs in 2018. His research interest are on stressors affecting ethnic minority youth in low-income communities to understand risk and protective factors of mental health.

Iayonna Brown

Iayonna Brown is a transfer sophomore at Old Dominion University. She is double major in Psychology and Criminal Justice. She has a long term goal of becoming a Clinical Psychologist with a focus on the identity development, activity, and behavior of those in the justice system.

Tedra Ballard

Tedra Ballard is a 4th year student at Old Dominion University. Her research interests are centered on educational success among disadvantaged youth and fair scholarly treatment of minority individuals. For this reason she is pursuing a bachelor's degree in Psychology and Human Services. Her ultimate goal is to obtain a career in School Psychology, so that she may provide disadvantaged students with the services they need.  

Jennise Higgins

Jennise Higgins is a Senior at Old Dominion University and an active member of the ODU pre-health club. She will graduate in 2019 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Post-bachelor’s she plans to continue forward with the ultimate goal of obtaining a doctorate.

Taylor Webb

I am a junior at Old Dominion graduating in the Spring of 2020. I am a Psychology and Sociology double major. I am a brother of Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity. I would like to eventually earn a PhD in Clinical Psychology at Old Dominion.