People

Lab Director

Matt R. Judah, PhDMatt R. Judah, Ph.D.

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Dr. Judah joined Old Dominion University as an Assistant Professor in Fall 2016. Prior to this he completed his PhD at Oklahoma State University, followed by a clinical internship at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Graduate Student

Nathan HagerNathan Hager

Nathan is a first-year in the clinical psychology PhD program at Old Dominion University and the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology. After earning a BA in Psychology from Wake Forest University, he worked in addiction neuroimaging research at the University of Pennsylvania. His current                                                         research uses psychophysiological methods to explore                                                         cognitive and reward system function in anxiety and                                                             depression.

Lab Manager

Katherina Nako
Katherina Nako

Katherina graduated from Old Dominion University in May 2017 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She aspires to further her education and career by pursuing a graduate degree in Psychology. Katherina’s research interests include psychiatric disorders such as anxiety, depression, and schizophrenia.

Research Assistants

Brianne Sullivan

Brianne is a Senior at Virginia Wesleyan University achieving her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in English. She plans to pursue a graduate degree in Clinical Psychology upon graduation in May 2019. Her research interests include mood disorders in adult populations, especially depression, anxiety, PTSD, and                                                           bipolar disorders.

Brittany Japec

Brittany graduated from Old Dominion University in May 2018 with a Bachelors in Psychology. She plans to pursue a graduate program in Neuropsychology. Her research interests include psychiatric and neurological disorders.

 

Casey Hayes

Casey is a sophomore at Old Dominion University and plans on graduating spring 2020. She is working towards her Bachelor’s degree in Biology with a minor in Psychology. She plans on furthering her education by applying to graduate schools in Neuroscience. Her                                                                  research interests include mental disorders, cognitive                                                          processing, and neurochemistry.

David Marseilles

David is a senior at Old Dominion University and is working towards a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. He plans on pursuing a graduate degree in the field and his research interests include learning disabilities, disorders, and developmental delays.

 

Isaiah White

Isaiah is a junior at Old Dominion University majoring in psychology and minoring in management. He plans on pursuing a graduate degree in Psychology. His research interests include post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and obsessive compulsive                                                                      disorder.

 

Jada Coleman

Jada is a senior at Old Dominion University and is set to graduate December 2018. She plans to pursue a graduate degree in clinical psychology or counseling and become a hospital psychologist. Her research interests are quality of life for those with mental                                                                     illness, depression, and schizophrenia.

 

Julia-Leigh Mitchell

Julia is a sophomore at ODU working towards her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She plans on attending graduate school for a degree in either clinical or counseling psychology. Her research interests include mental illness and impulsivity.

 

Korena Klimczak

Korena is a senior at Old Dominion University. Currently, she is majoring in Psychology and double minoring in Statistics and Biology. She plans to pursue a graduate degree in Psychology upon graduation. Her research interests include mental disorders such as dissociative and personality disorders.

 

Nicollette Dwyer

Nikki is a senior at Old Dominion University and will be graduating May 2019. She is currently majoring in Psychology and double minoring in Criminal Justice and Chemistry. She plans to pursue a Forensic Psychology degree in graduate school. Her research interests                                                                    include intellectual/ mental disorders and cognitive                                                              psychology.

Shukryyah McEachin

Shukryyah McEachin graduated from Old Dominion University with a Bachelors degree in psychology and minor in health and wellness. She aspires to be a clinical psychologist and plans on applying to graduate programs in 2018. Her research interests include                                                                    psychological and developmental disorders.

 

Taylor Bland

Taylor is a senior at Old Dominion University majoring in Psychology and minoring in Communications. She will be graduating December of 2018 and is planning to attend graduate school to pursue a degree in                  Psychology.

 

Yuan Wang

Yuan is a senior at Old Dominion University working towards her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Mathematical Science. She plans to graduate spring 2019 and further her education by pursuing a graduate degree in clinical psychology. Yuan’s research                                                        interests include ADHD, Postpartum Depression                                                                      Disorder, General Anxiety Disorder, and Depression.

 

Lab Alumni

Ekaterina Shurkova

Ekaterina received her M.S. degree in Applied Mathematics at Saratov State University, Russia and her M.S. in Computer Science from Old Dominion University. She joined the Applied Cognitive Psychology program at Old Dominion University in Fall 2017.

 

Elizabeth Bauer

Elizabeth received her B.S. in Psychology from Old Dominion University in 2017. In fall 2018, she will join the Clinical Psychology Ph.D program at Texas A&M University where she will continue to research anxiety disorders using ERPs.

 

Ebone Brown

Ebone is a 2018 graduate of Old Dominion University who majored in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice. She is now pursuing a Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University.

 

Jordan Parker

Jordan graduated from Old Dominion University Spring 2018 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and minor in Human Services. He is now pursuing a Masters degree in Mental Health Counseling at Old Dominion University.

 

Patricia Mejia

Patricia Mejia graduated from Old Dominion University May 2018 with a Bachelor of Psychology and a minor in Spanish. She is now pursuing a Master’s degree in counseling.