Social Development Laboratory


Previous Graduate Students

Erin Shoulberg

Erin graduated from Grinnell College in 1997 with a BA in Psychology and a concentration in Gender and Women’s Studies.   After working in the children’s summer camp industry for a number of years after graduating from Grinnell, Erin entered the UVM Developmental Psychology graduate program in 2005.  Erin earned a Ph.D. in developmental psychology from UVM in 2012. Erin's research focuses on how adolescents’ social status goals (e.g., thinking it is important to popular or important to be liked) are related to relational aggression, prosocial behavior, academic goals, and achievement outcomes. Erin is now a post-doctoral researcher with Dr. Betsy Hoza.


Julia McQuade

Julia McQuade earned her Ph.D. in the Clinical Psychology program in the 2012 after completing her clinical internship at Mass General Hospital. As a graduate student, Julia worked both in the Social Development Lab as well as in Dr. Betsy Hoza's research lab at UVM. Julia's dissertation focused on how executive functioning relates to peer problems and disruptive behavior. Julia is now an Assistant Professor at Amherst College.



Previous Undergraduate Students

Jenna Abatiell

Leah Arnold

Damir Alisa

Kate Bailey

Cara Behm

Annie Brady

Tali Burger

Stephanie Burrows

Claire Chevrier

Emily Clifford

Emily Cohen

Tegan Coley

Mary Collett

Britta Ekdahl

Sasha Finnell

Katie Frankenbach

Chris Freddo

Jerome Gately

Casey Gates

Lisa Goldstein

Christie Grabelle

Sarah Grant

Ryan Graziano

Kristen Hardgrove

Amy Harmon

Stephanie Harris

Jessica Hodder

Caley Holden

Erin Hullinger

Allison Keen

Lily Kielman

Chelsea Krisanda

Megan Kurmin

Mary Lou Jacobsen

Abby Johnsen

Kristina Lafferty

Jenny Law

Jenna Lawrence

Samantha Lednicky

Sarah Luke

Briana Lurie

Annie Maheux

Mel McManus

Annie Mientka

Christina Moore

Alex Orr

Amanda Penney

Bianca Rizzio

Amanda Robbins

Michelle Rosie

Jackie Schaffer

Laura Seeman

Lauren Schirmer

Michelle Sexton

Grace Slosberg

Ashley St. John

Allie Sullivan

Tristan Sullivan-Wilson

Pam Tessier

Jenna Treat

Jillian Ward

Erika Weisz

Taylor Whitcomb

Molly Williamson

Michelle Wolanski

Andrew Yedlin

Hannah Zaks