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The mission of Psych Access is to create a venue to share information related to the field of psychology. Our specific goal is to provide information about the developments and advances in the field of psychology and address issues that relate to you!

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Faculty Advisor to Psych Access: Dr. Hoffman

Dr. Hoffman is a Developmental Science Psychology faculty member and Director of Undergraduate Studies at Virginia Tech. 

Current Graduate Student Authors  

  • TASHAUNA BLANKENSHIP is a 3rd year graduate student in the Developmental Science program at Virginia Tech. Her research interests revolve around the development of episodic memory during middle childhood.
  • AMANDA HALLIBURTON is a 3rd year graduate student in the clinical science area at Virginia Tech. Her research interests focus on adolescent treatment, particularly using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in individual and family settings. She is also interested in prevention of adolescent risk behaviors
  • TYLER HASSENFELDT is a 5th year graduate student in the clinical science program at Virginia Tech. Her main area of research is children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and ways to support their neurotypical siblings and family members. Additional clinical interests include anxiety, ADHD, and externalizing behaviors in children.
  • JARED MCGINLEY is a sixth year graduate student in Biological Psychology at Virginia Tech.  His research is focused on the biological correlates of emotions and empathy.
  • RACHEL MILLER is a 3rd year in the clinical science program at Virginia Tech. She works with Dr. Julie Dunsmore in the Social Development Lab. Her primary research interests focus on the clinical applications of developmental psychology, including parents' emotion socialization, children's emotion regulation, and developmental psychopathology.
  • DEANNA SWAIN is a 2nd year in the clinical science graduate program at Virginia Tech. She is particularly interested in examining the relationship between mechanisms of change in therapies and their impact on the biology and behavior of children with ASD as a method for better implementing targeted evidence-based interventions.
  • AMBER TURNER, Editor, is a 4th year in the clinical science graduate program. She works with Dr. Brad White in the Cognition, Emotion, and Self-Regulation (CEaSR) Lab.
  • JONATHAN WALDRON, Editor-in-Chief ,is a fifth year doctoral student in the clinical science program at Virginia Tech. His research focuses on the social psychophysiological correlates of violence perpetration and victimization. He is particularly interested in understanding psychopathy and empathy relationships.

  • Comments/Questions?

Please Contact Jonathan Waldron at jwaldron22@vt.edu