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Director

Dr. Danica Slavish

Assistant Professor of Psychology


Dr. Slavish is a health psychologist interested in examining the behavioral and physiological pathways linking sleep, stress, and health over time. In 2017, she received her PhD from Penn State in the Department of Biobehavioral Health. She has a B.A. in psychology from Beloit College in Beloit, WI.

Slavish CV 9-5-19

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Graduate Students

I will be recruiting graduate students to start in the fall of 2020. Please contact me if you are interested!

Please see the Training page for more information about our philosophy and the specific training provided in our lab.

Fall 2019 Graduate Research Assistants

Megan Dolan, B.A., M.S. (primary mentor: Ateka Contractor, Ph.D.)

Justin Asbee, B.A., M.S. (primary mentor: Thomas Parsons, Ph.D.)


Current Post-Baccalaureate Students

Brett Messman, B.A.


Current Undergraduate Research Assistants

Tori Shapiro

Bianca Santiago

Future Undergraduate Research Assistants

The lab is always looking for undergraduate research assistants who are given course credit in exchange for working on a variety of research projects. Students are typically expected to work a minimum of 10 hours a week in the lab in exchange for 3 credit hours of 4900 or 4910. If you are interested, have a GPA >3.5 and are not working anywhere else for more than 10 hours a week, email Dr. Slavish or complete the undergraduate RA application at the link here: https://unt.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_e4BdxAAeKm76RBb

Please see the Training page for more information about our philosophy and the specific training provided in our lab.


Collaborators

  • Yvette Szabo, Ph.D., Waco VA
  • Jessee Dietch, Ph.D., Palo Alto VA
  • Daniel Taylor, Ph.D., University of Arizona
  • Jenn Graham-Engeland, Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
  • Chris Engeland, Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
  • Josh Smyth, Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
  • Kristi Pruiksma, Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

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