NSF Research Assistants

NSF ECR Core Grant

 NSF HBCU-UP BPR Grant

Undergraduate Research Assistants 

Previous GRAs off on Internship 

Previous Research Assistants


 

 NSF ECR Core Grant

Lillian Audette 

This is a picture of Lillian AudetteLillian Audette is a third-year Ph.D. student in the counseling psychology program. She completed her Bachelors degree at Williams College, and her Masters degree from Loyola Maryland University. Her Masters' thesis focused on how college students' religious variables and gender are related to body image. It is currently being reworked for publication. Outside of psychology, Lillian enjoys baking and trying out new recipes!

Grant Related Citations

  • Presentations
    • Audette, L.M., Hammond, M.S., & Johnson, K.A. (2018, August). Combining Datasets using SPSS: An Experimental Study. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association in San Francisco, California.
    • Audette, L.M., Rochester, N., Hammond, M.S., & Smith, C.K. (2018, June). Methodological Issues Coding Participants in Anonymous Psychological Longitudinal Studies. Paper presented at the International Congress of Applied Psychology in Montreal, Canada.

Contact email: laudette@my.tnstate.edu

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Michael Oyeteju 

This is a picture of Michael OyetejuMichael is third year Ph.D. student in Counseling Psychology at Tennessee State University. He has previously earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University and an M.A. in Psychology from Houston Baptist University. Michael's interests relate to multiculturalism, racial/ethnic minority psychology, sports psychology, and career development. This will be Michael's second year working as a Graduate Research Assistant with teh National Science Foundation (NSF) Education and Human Resources (EHR) Core Research (ECR) Core Grant under Dr. Hammond.

Contact email: oyetejumt@hbu.edu

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Ina Simpson

This is a picture of Ina SimpsonIna Simpson is a second-year Ph.D. student in the counseling psychology program. She earned her Bachelor of Science in psychology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Master of Education in Counseling with a concentration in Couples and Family Therapy from The University of Montevallo. Her Masters' research focused on the effects of childhood maltreatment and insecure attachment styles on adult relationships. Ina's interests include multiculturalism, minority mental health, family dynamics, intergenerational patterns, and romantic relationships. 

Contact email: isimpo2@my.tnstate.edu

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NSF HBCU-UP Broadening Participation Grant

Susan Githua

This is a picture of Susan GithuaSusan is a newcomer to our grant and is currently studying to get her Ed.D degree in Higher Education Leadership at Tennessee State University.  She also holds an MSc degree in Agricultural Sciences, majoring in Agricultural Education and Extension. Her research interests are STEM, student achievement, and women leadership.  She completed a masters thesis focusing on Mathematics performance of high school agricultural education students as compared to non-agricultural education students.  Susan was interested in Dr. Hammond's research grant because she had never worked on a grant before, and wanted experience in grant writing and management, as well as publishing articles. She will be working alongside Dr. Tom Broyles in the Agricultural & Consumer Sciences department.

Contact email: susangithua@gmail.com

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Morgan Swain

This is a picture of Morgan SwainMorgan Swain is a second-year Ph.D. student in the Counseling Psychology program at Tennessee State University. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology at Walden University and Master of Science degree in Community Psychology at Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University. Morgan’s research interest focused on how racial socialization as racial identity impact self-esteem and social support. She is also interested in community outreach in psychology, including the importance of teaching lay populations about mental health through programs like Mental Health First Aid. This is Morgan’s first year working on the NSF HBCU-UP Broadening Participation Grant. 

Contact email: morgan_swain@yahoo.com

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Undergraduate Research Assistants

Ayanna Candie

My name is Ayanna Candie and I am from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I am a junior here at Tennessee State University, and I'm majoring in psychology. I chose to volunteer under Dr. Hammond because I want to learn and gain experience with others who share my interests.

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Previous GRAs off on Internship

We would like to congratulate our GRAs who have moved on to their pre-doctoral internships.  Congratulations Katie Johnson, David Shelton, and Carin Teeters! We wish you good luck in your placements, and thank you for being valuable researchers on our team.

 

 


 

Previous Research Assistants

  • NSF EHR Core Grant
    • Matthew Kettelhake
    • Natalie Rochester
    • Sarah Girresch-Ward
    • Cecily Taylor
    • Carrie Ponder 
  • NSF HBCU-UP BPR 2012-2016
    • Denver Hall
    • Shereen Haj-Hassan
    • Kristeena G. Jenkins
    • Calisha Brooks
    • Amy B. Berman
    • Tonya McKoy
    • Katy Roth
    • Martez Burks
    • Derron Ambrose
    • Natalie Rochester
    • Jessica "Jaye" Cappretto
    • Sarah Girresch-Ward
    • Dr. Carmen B. Buckner
  • Tennessee Board of Regents' Faculty Research Grant 
    • David Shelton
  • American Psychological Association (APA) Pro-DIGS
    • Dr. Dana Foster
    • Dr. Rebecca Temple
    • Ivan Greenfield
  • Previous Graduate and Undergraduate Research Assistants
    • CDC Grant
      • Dr. Andre Bean
      • Dr. Pernella Singleton-Deams
    • KUDER Grant
      • Twanna Irvan
      • Kevin Wright
    • Career Development and the Transtheoretical Model of Change
      • N. Westmoreland
      • Dr. Tara Mikula
      • Dr. Marios Argyrides

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