Lab Director

Gregory S. Chasson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Current Graduate students

Amanda Osborn, M.A.
Amanda graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a bachelors degree in psychology. She is currently a PhD candidate with a clinical and research focus in neuropsychology.

C. Elizabeth Hamilton
Elizabeth is a 4th year clinical graduate student and former producer for MSNBC. Her research interests include questions related to symptom onset, course, and treatment resistance in hoarding disorder. Her clinical training and interests include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).

Sage Bates
Sage is in her 3rd year of the clinical psychology Ph.D. program. Her interests broadly are in OCD, hoarding disorder, and stigma. She completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology at Indiana University- Purdue University, Indianapolis.

Alexandria Luxon, M.A.
Alexandria Luxon is a first year graduate student in the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program. Her research and clinical interests include the intersections between anxiety, specifically Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, with sexual orientation and gender. Alexandria earned her M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Towson University in Maryland with Dr. Chasson as her thesis advisor.

Nisha Jagannathan, M.S.
Nisha Jagannathan is a first-year student in the Clinical Psychology doctoral program. She earned a Master’s degree in Cognitive Science from the University of Osnabrück in Osnabrück, Germany. Her current research interests include the neural correlates of OCD and related disorders, examined using the predictive coding framework and neuroimaging techniques such as EEG.

Andrew De Leonardis, M. Ed.
Andrew De Leonardis is a first-year  student in the Clinical Psychology doctoral program and former high school teacher. He earned a Master’s degree in Secondary Education from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska and minored in Psychology at the University of California, San Diego. His current research interests include the intersection of religion and anxiety, specifically in Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders including an emphasis on scrupulosity.

Current Undergraduate students

Pranathi Merneedi
Natalie Herrmann
Regina Minnis
Yadid Gutierrez Huerta