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Current Lab Volunteers

Briana De Roo Volunteer 2022-Present
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Donna Dumitrescu Volunteer 2021-Present

Donna Dumitrescu is a fourth year Honours Psychology student with Dr. Natasha Gallant. She has interests in motivation and emotion, counselling psychology, health psychology, and social psychology. Donna is involved as the volunteer lab coordinator in the Social Context, Health, and Trauma Lab, as well as in the community with the Arcola East Community Association. Having won a SCPOR undergraduate trainee award, she is currently conducting research with Dr. Natasha Gallant in the Aging, Residents, and Caregivers Research Unit on ageism and age-inclusivity towards people ages 45-64. She enjoys resistance training and playing volleyball in her free time.

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Holly Funk Volunteer 2021-Present

Holly Funk (they/she) is a fifth year honours psychology student with a minor in religious studies. They are the Editor-In-Chief of the Carillon, and a volunteer in the Social Context, Health, and Trauma lab. Holly’s interests in psychology currently include sexuality, perception and human reasoning, and education efficacy. She is being supervised by Dr. Sarah Sangster. When not studying, Holly likes to spend time adoring her perfect gremlin of a cat, Wonton.

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Julia Gregory Volunteer 2022-Present
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Sarah Gulash Volunteer 2022-Present

Sarah is a current honours psychology student, supervised by Dr. Shadi Beshai.

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Priyanka Jason Volunteer 2021-Present

Priyanka Jason (she/her) is a psychology major, and a pre-medicine student in the third year of her undergraduate degree. She is a lab volunteer in the SCHT lab and she helps administer the lab’s website. Cerebral lateralization, health, and abnormal psychology are some of Priyanka’s areas of interest. She enjoys making digital art while sipping on her collection of herbal tea when she is not studying in the library.

Braydon Johnson Volunteer 2022-Present
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Maija Kiviharju Volunteer 2022-Present

Maija is a current honours psychology student, supervised by Dr. Jeff Loucks.

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Safa Nadeem Volunteer 2022-Present

Safa is a fourth year psych student and an outreach coordinator with the Psychology Students Association! Her research interests primarily involve studying the function of diversity, intersectional approaches, and cross-cultural psychology as a whole – which is what drew her to the SCHT lab.

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Duncan Preston Volunteer 2022-Present

Duncan Preston is a third year Psychology student at the university of Regina, and will be applying for honours in Psychology in Fall 2023. He is interested in clinical psychology with a focus in sexual health psychology. He would also like to explore cognitive psychology as an experimental psychologist and connect research with a biological aspect.

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Shae Sackman Honours Student 2021-2022, Volunteer 2021-Present

Shae Sackman (they/them) is an honours psychology and honours philosophy student. They are interested in clinical psychology, assessment, diagnosis, dissociation, the philosophy of language and metaphysics. They are currently the President of the Campion College chapter of Alpha Sigma Nu and the Production Manager of The Carillon.