Carnegie Mellon University

Brooke Feeney

Brooke Feeney

Professor - Department of Psychology

Shelby Parsons

Project Manager / Research Associate, Department of Psychology

Abby Stevenson

Abby Stevenson

Research Assistant

Bio

Abby Stevenson is a senior majoring in Business Administration (concentration in Finance) with an additional major in Statistics at Carnegie Mellon University. She was a research assistant with the Relationships Lab through part of her freshman and sophomore years and has rejoined the lab as a research assistant for her senior year.  In her free time, she enjoys dancing and choreographing for Dancers’ Symposium, a student-run, multi-genre dance organization, and Lunar Gala, an annual student-run and student-designed fashion show. She’s also a big fan of podcasts, the ukulele, and Spanish cooking.

Cassie  Alsept

Cassie Alsept

Research Assistant

Bio

Cassie (Pronounced as Casey) Alsept is a senior majoring in psychology and minoring in engineering at Carnegie Mellon. She is doing her thesis in the relationships lab as well as being a research assistant there. Her areas of interest include child development, prosocial behavior, emotions, and relationships. In her free time, she enjoys watching YouTube, singing, and being a part of the CMU Kiltie Band- the Band without Pants.

Clara Ye

Clara Ye

Research Assistant

Address
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Bio

Clara Ye is a freshman majoring in Psychology, potentially with an additional major in Statistics and Machine Learning, at Carnegie Mellon University. This is her first semester working as a research assistant in the Relationships Lab. In her free time, she enjoys karate, rock music, and room escapes.

Fiona Dubrosa

Fiona Dubrosa

Research Assistant

Address
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Bio

Fiona Dubrosa is a junior double majoring in Decision Science and Psychology with a minor in Drama at Carnegie Mellon University. After graduating, she plans on going to medical school with the hopes of becoming a pediatrician. In her free time, she is involved in Scotch’n’Soda, CMU’s theater troupe, Alpha Kappa Psi, CMU’s professional business fraternity, and Lunar Gala, an annual-student run fashion show.

Frances Recibe

Frances Recibe

Research Assistant

Address
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Bio

Frances Recibe is a junior Psychology major at Point Park University. She is currently involved in Confluence which is a psychology club in the university, as well as the Mobile Thriving Respite is an organization that focuses on community engagement and help improving life of street community members. After graduation she plans to apply to the doctorate program in clinical and community psychology at Point Park.

Govind Menon

Govind Menon

Research Assistant

Address
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Bio

Govind is a sophomore studying Information Systems with a minor in Business Administration. He's very involved with several clubs on campus, namely as the Vice President of the Carnegie Mellon Debate Team, Faculty Relations Chair of the professional business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi, Business Director of the Deewane South Asian A-Cappella group, and as an active member of the Committee on Student Organizations (a branch of student government). When he’s not working, he is probably obsessing over competitive reality television (Survivor, Big Brother Canada, The Genius, Masterchef Australia, etc...), listening to KPop, or traveling around the world!

Irene Kang

Irene Kang

Research Assistant

Address
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Bio

Irene Kang is a freshman majoring in psychology at Carnegie Mellon University. This is her first semester working in the lab. In her free time, she enjoys watching crime shows on Netflix and spending time with her friends and family.

Joyce Zhao

Joyce Zhao

Research Assistant

Bio

Joyce Zhao is currently a Psychology major at Carnegie Mellon University with a minor in Business Administration. After graduation, she plans to go on to pursue business at a graduate school level and earn her MBA. When she is not working in the lab, Joyce enjoys painting, reading, or watching Netflix.

Karla Bae

Karla Bae

Research Assistant

Address
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Bio

Karla Bae is a second year student at Carnegie Mellon University, majoring in Psychology with a concentration in Social Psychology. This is her first year in the Relationships Lab as a research assistant. In her free time, Karla enjoys cooking, baking, and watching true crime documentaries.

Kaitlyn Ho

Kaitlyn Ho

Research Assistant

Address
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Bio

Kaitlyn is a first year student at Carnegie Mellon University. She intends on double majoring in Behavioral Economics Policy and Organization and International Relations and Politics. In her free time, she enjoys painting, journalistic writing, and dining with friends.

Leela Jay

Leela Jay

Research Assistant

Bio

Leela Jay is a freshman majoring in Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University. After graduation, she plans to go to grad school or earn her MBA. Outside of the lab, she loves to sing, write and watch TV shows.

Lauryn Kim

Lauryn Kim

Research Assistant

Bio

Lauryn Kim is a junior majoring in psychology at Carnegie Mellon University. She is in her second semester working as a research assistant in the Relationships  Lab. After graduation, she hopes to pursue a PhD in Social Psychology. In her free time, she enjoys visiting art exhibitions, discovering new music, and watching movies.

Meagan Clark

Meagan Clark

Research Assistant

Bio

Meagan Clark is currently a junior at Chatham University, majoring in Criminology. She is also pursuing a minor in political science, in addition to the completion of a Women’s Leadership Certificate. Following graduation, Meagan plans on attending law school. 

Yi Wen

Yi Wen

Research Assistant

Bio

Yi Wen, a.k.a. Sophia, has got her Bachelor’s degree under Business and Statistics in the summer of 2019. She also finished a minor under Media Design and is enthusiastic about combining arts, data science and business senses. In the future, she would like to pursue Master’s Degree under Data Science and would like to start her career in the consulting and analytic field.