Undergraduate Alumni

Joachimme Talloen (BA 2015) completed his Psychology honors thesis (Henry Rutgers Award, Charles Flaherty Award) in the MDM lab and his economics honors thesis (high honors) with Prof. Barry Sopher.  He is a PhD candidate in Behavioral Decision Research at the Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences.


Aresty Kuldeep2Kuldeep Yadav (BA 2015) majored in Psychology, Cell Biology and Neuroscience, and Cognitive Science. He completed senior theses in the MDM lab as well as in Professor Tim Otto’s behavioral neuroscience lab.  His research interests lie at the intersection of neuroscience and cognitive science.  He plans to apply to MD/PhD programs and is currently working at the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics at the University of Pennsylvania.


16-0758Christopher To (BA 2014) completed his senior honors thesis in the MDM lab and is now a PhD student in the Management Department at NYU’s Stern School.



123_2399-e1441671749328Laura Kressel (BA 2006) completed her senior honors thesis in the MDM lab and received a PhD in Social Psychology from NYU in 2011.  She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at USC and a PsyD at the Wright Institute in California.



aaeaaqaaaaaaaapaaaaajdu0ntlinwzjlwfkm2etngzkos1hzjyzlwe0odnjownlmdfknwMelissa Marks Knoll (BA 2004) completed her senior honors thesis in the MDM lab and received a PhD in Psychology from Ohio State University.  She works for the the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and previously worked for the Social Security Administration.


Department of Psychology, Rutgers, the state university of New Jersey