• Lab Alumni

    Undergrad RA Lab Alumni - Where are they now?

    Hayley Holstead - is an enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. She graduated from OSU in May 2022 with her Bachelor's degree in Psychology and a minor in Neuroscience. After graduation, Hayley will be pursuing her PharmD degree at the University of Oklahoma, and she plans to pursue a career as a pharmacist for the Choctaw Nation Health Services.

     

    Reagan Cole (AIIP & NARCH Scholar) - is an enrolled member of the Ponca Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma. She graduated from Oklahoma State University in May 2022 with her Bachelors degree in Psychology. She has plans to begin her Masters degree in Sociology at OSU in the Fall of 2022.

     

    Blayne Barker (Senior Thesis Mentee) - graduated from OSU in May 2022 with her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Dr. Cole mentored Blayne's undergraduate senior thesis titled, ""Media Involvement in the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women/Girls (MMIWG) Epidemic," which Blayne presented at the inaugural OSU Undergraduate Research Symposium in April 2022. After graduation, she will be working at OU Health Science Center in Dr. Businelle’s research lab. Blayne plans to pursue a PhD in Clinical Psychology.

     

    Kaitlyn Dye - graduated from OSU in May 2022 with her Bachelor's degree in Psychology. Kaitlyn will be pursuing a Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling from OSU in Summer 2022. She plans to pursue a PhD in Counseling Psychology after graduating with a Master's degree.

     

    Emani Fields (McNair Scholar) - graduated from OSU in December 2021 with her Bachelor's degree in Psychology. She plans to attend medical school to pursue a career in psychiatry and desires to work with historically underrepresented/underserved populations.

     

    Alexandria Cooper - graduated from OSU in December 2021 with her Bachelor's degree in Psychology and a minor in American Sign Language. She plans to pursue a PhD in clinical psychology.

     

    Alexandra ("Alex") Griffin (Honors Thesis Mentee) is an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. She graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Pre-Law minor (May 2021). In Spring 2021, Alex defended her Honor’s thesis on intimate partner violence in AI/AN populations under Dr. Cole’s mentorship. Alex will be pursuing a Law Degree from the University of Missouri in Fall 2021. In her free time, Alex enjoys being outdoors, cooking, reading, and supporting the OSU Cowboys.

     

    Mary Arena - graduated from OSU with her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology (May 2021). She will be pursuing a Master's degree in counseling psychology from OSU in Fall 2021. Her research interests include adverse childhood experiences and trauma among underserved populations. In her free time, Mary enjoys yoga, music, and hanging out with friends.

     

    Victoria ("Vickie") Throneberry - graduated in May 2020, and is currently pursuing a Masters of Social Work (MSW) degree at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK.

     

    Diana ("Dee") Soriano (McNair Scholar) - graduated in May 2020, and is currently employed as a Research Technician at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in OKC, OK.

     

    Emma Morrone - graduated in May 2019, and is currently pursuing a Masters of Science (MS) degree in Counseling Psychology Program at Texas Woman's University in Denton, TX.

     

    Katelynn Pipestem (American Indians Into Psychology; AIIP Mentee) - graduated in May 2019, and is currently pursuing a Masters of Social Work (MSW) degree, with a concentration on American Indian/Alaska Native populations, at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, MO.