Current Graduate Students
Kerensa Nagle, B.A.
Kerensa grew up in Bethesda, Maryland, and graduated from Occidental College with a B.A. in Psychology and Theater in 2018. Her research interests involve the implementation of evidence-based practices within applied treatment settings, including school- and community-based mental health centers, to better understand the factors that contribute to their success in these real-world environments. Kerensa entered the lab in Fall 2023.
Cristian Rivera Nales, B.S.
Cristian grew up in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, and graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle with a B.S. in Psychology in 2020. He is interested in increasing the accessibility, implementation, and sustainment of culturally responsive evidence-based practices for underserved children and adolescents. He is also interested in understanding how evidence-based practices are modified to meet the distinct needs of children and adolescents in schools and community settings. Cristian entered the lab in Fall 2023.
Navneet Kaur, M.S.
Navneet grew up in Phoenix, Arizona, and graduated from Arizona State University with B.S. in Psychology and Family Human Development in 2018. Her research interests involve the implementation of evidence-based practices in community settings and how to reduce treatment barriers to enhance sustainability of evidence-based practices in community settings. Navneet entered the lab in Fall 2020.
Jennifer Cecilione Herbst, M.S.
Jennifer Cecilione Herbst grew up in central New Jersey and graduated from the University of Richmond with a B.A. in Psychology. Her research interests involve therapist-client alliance and shared decision making in youth therapy, specifically how these (and related factors) impact outcomes in evidence-informed treatments. Jennifer entered the lab in Fall 2018.
Katrina Markowicz, M.S.
Katrina (they/she) grew up in Metro Detroit, MI, and received her B.S. in Honors Psychology at Wayne State University in 2014. Broadly, their research interests focus on the development, evaluation, and implementation of inclusive and accessible evidence-based interventions for children and adolescents within school and primary care settings. More specifically, she is interested in: (1) measure development and psychometric evaluation of treatment integrity instruments to inform intervention delivery, (2) factors that influence the implementation and sustainment of interventions, (3) training and supervision of evidence-based interventions, and (4) the reduction of barriers to promote access to care. Katrina entered the lab in Fall 2016 and is completing internship at Children's Mercy Hospital- Kansas City.