--Laboratory Members--



Elizabeth A. Kensinger


Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

B.A., Harvard University



Jaclyn Hennessey Ford

Personal Website

Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

B.A., The College of William and Mary

Current Postdoctoral Fellows

Holly Bowen

Ph.D., Ryerson University

B.A., Trent University


Eric Fields

Ph.D., Tufts University

B.Sc., Middle Tennessee State University



Postdoctoral Fellow Alumni (and position following their time in CANLab)

Eric Allard (2010-14) - Asst. Professor of Psychology, Cleveland State University

Christina Leclerc (2006-10) - Associate Lecturer, University of New England

Christopher Madan (2014-17) - Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Nottingham

Anne Krendl (2010-12) - Asst. Professor of Psychology, Indiana University Bloomington

Katherine Mickley Steinmetz (2011-12) - Asst. Professor of Psychology, Wofford College

Stephanie Sherman (2016-17) - Data scientist




Current Graduate Students

Ryan Daley

B.A., Gordon College

Sarah Kark

B.S., Northeastern University


Graduate Student Alumni (and position following their time in CANLab)

Master's Program Students

Jonathan Romiti - Master's student (2007-2009) - law student at BC Law School

Laura Paige - Master's student (2012-2013) - Ph.D. student at Brandeis University

Jaclyn Portelli - Master's student (2009-2011) - research assistant at the Kessler Institute

Ph.D. Program Students

Kelly Bennion- Ph.D. student (2011-2016) -Asst.Professor of Psychology, California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo

Alisha Holland - Ph.D. student (2007-2012) - postdoctoral fellow with Lila Davachi at NYU and Kevin Ochsner at Columbia

Brendan Murray - Ph.D. student (2008-2013) - scientific project manager in the private sector

Katherine Mickley Steinmetz - Ph.D. student (2006-2011) - Asst. Professor of Psychology at Wofford College

Jill Waring - Ph.D. student (2006-2011) - Asst. Professor of Psychology at Saint Louis University

Current Research Staff


Sandry Garcia

B.A., City University of New York - Brooklyn College

Katelyn Parisi

B.A., Fairfield University



Former Full-time Research Staff (and position following their time in CANLab)

Ranga Atapattu - laboratory manager (2008-2010) - teacher at Roxbury Prep, Boston, MA

Keely Muscatell - laboratory manager (2006-2008) - Ph.D. student in Psychology at UCLA

Katherine Schmidt - research assistant (2009-2010) - nursing student at University of Pennsylvania

Jenny Wong - research assistant (2010-2011) - Ph.D. student in Psychology at UT Dallas

Halle Zucker - research assistant (2010-2013) - Ph.D. student in Psychology at UC Davis

John Morris - research assistant (2011-2014) - medical school at Michigan State University

Sarah Scott - research assistant (2013-2015) - AthenaHealth

Haley DiBiase - research assistant (2014-2015) - New England College of Optometry

Tala Berro - research assistant (2015-2016) - Boston University, Genetic Counseling Program

Ryan Daley - research assistant (2016-2017) - Ph.D. student at Boston College




If you're interested in joining our laboratory as an undergraduate research assistant, please fill out the online application

We do not always have openings, but we will be sure to keep your application on file.



Current and Recent Collaborators

Michael Anderson, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit

Donna Rose Addis, University of Auckland

Angela Gutchess, Brandeis University

Jessica Payne, University of Notre Dame

Benton Pierce, Texas A&M Commerce

Suparna Rajaram, SUNY Stonybrook

Patricia Reuter-Lorenz, University of Michigan

Daniel Schacter, Harvard University

Scott Slotnick, Boston College

Robert Stickgold, Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center and Harvard Medical School

Liane Young, Boston College

Robert Waldinger, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital