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Psychological Sciences



Lab Director: Dr. Diane Lickenbrock 

Graduate Research Assistants

  • Jenna Mayes

Current Undergraduate Research Assistants

  • Maggie Becka
  • Maliyah Beckwith
  • Katie Newby
  • Amy Pence
  • Brenna Poiles
  • Alyssa Swift

Past Research Assistants

If you are a former research assistant in the Children and Families Lab, please email us at childrenandfamilieslab@gmail.com to update us on what you are doing!

  • Melissa Anderson (Gatton Academy Student)
  • Lauren Bailes: M.S. Psychology-Psychological Science Concentration. Human Development and Family Studies Ph.D. Program University of North Carolina-Greensboro; Postdoctoral Scholar Vanderbilt University
  • Danielle Beard: EdS School Psychology Program, University of Kentucky 
  • Madison Bledsoe
  • Nolan Bramschreiber
  • Victoria Cain (Gatton Academy Student)
  • Miranda Cruse (Gatton Academy Student)
  • Janniqua Dawkins: M.A. Mental Health Counseling/Counselor, Arizona State University 
  • Chelsea Denhard: M.A. Counseling & Student Affairs, Western Kentucky University 
  • Laura Duncan: Ed.S. School Psychology, Western Kentucky University
  • Sarah Durham: M.A. Lindsey Wilson College School of Professional Counseling
  • Taylor Duvall
  • Corbin Farley
  • Shelby Finley: M.A. Ed. Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Murray State University
  • Emily Fisher: School Psychology Ed.S. Program, Western Kentucky University 
  • Caity Forgey (Gatton Academy Student)
  • Rebecca Fountain
  • Stephanie Fusting: MAE Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program Western Kentucky University
  • Sydney Graham
  • Cherish Gray (Gatton Academy Student) 
  • Victoria Greenwell (School Psychology-Graduate Student): School Psychologist, West Central Indiana Special Services COOP
  • Brittany Groh: M.S. Psychology-Psychological Science Concentration Western Kentucky University 
  • Sara Halcomb: Psy.D. Spalding University
  • Ashley Hendry
  • Alexis Hernandez: (M.S. Psychology-Psychological Science Concentration)- Developmental Psychology Ph.D. University of Southern California
  • Sara Horev
  • Mequeil Howard: Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program, The Ohio State University
  • Sarah Jenkins: DPT, Mount Saint Joseph University, Pediatric Physical Therapist-Marshall Pediatric Therapy (Georgetown, KY)
  • Margee Kassel: PsyD Program, Wheaton College
  • Rachel Leach
  • Melissa Menetrey
  • Cassandra Moore
  • Morgan Moore: M.A.E. Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program, Western Kentucky University
  • Lauren Murphy
  • Holly Nauret
  • Heather Neidlinger
  • Emily Oberhausen: MSW Program, Western Kentucky University 
  • Cassidy O'Connell (Summer 2015-WKU REU Student)
  • Branden Osborne- Medical School, St. George's University
  • Taryn O'Shea: MSW Clinical Social Work, Virginia Commonwealth University 
  • Olivia Parker: PsyD Program, Spalding University
  • Joanna Pearson: (Psychological Sciences-Graduate Student)- Developmental Psychology Ph.D., University of Rochester
  • Ashley (Cummins) Quigley: (M.S. Psychology-Psychological Science Concentration)-Child Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Oklahoma State University
  • Kayla Rabbeth
  • Mary Kirsten Reilly (Gatton Academy Student) 
  • Mary Richter (M.S. Psychology-Psychological Sciences Concentration)
  • Manooch Saeedi (M.S. Psychology-Psychological Sciences Concentration)- Experimental Psychology Ph.D. Program, University of Louisville 
  • Chelsea Scott
  • Summer Shirley
  • Sam Smart
  • Angelica Soto-Freita (Psychological Sciences-Graduate Student)- Vanderbilt University
  • Shelby Watts
  • Kennedy Wesley (Summer 2017-WKU REU Program)
  • Emilee Weston
  • Megan Whitmer: M.A.E. Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program, Western Kentucky University
  • Alexis Wilson
  • Cordelia Witty: School Psychology Ed.S. Program, Western Kentucky University 

If you are interested in becoming a research assistant in the Children and Families Lab, please contact Dr. Lickenbrock for more information. 

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 Last Modified 9/27/21