The EMBody Lab is growing...

This fall of 2022, we welcome our first graduate students and undergraduate thesis students! Spots for undergraduate volunteers and directed research students are virtually full for the 2022-2023 year. Interested applicants, see Join the Lab for information on openings and how to apply.


  • Sarah Victor, Ph.D., Texas Tech University (short- and long-term risk factors in self-harm behavior)
  • Stephanie Stepp, Ph.D., University Pittsburgh (child and youth emotional development, borderline personality disorder) 
  • Amy Byrd, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh (risk for emotion and behavior dysregulation, emotion socialization)
  • Brett MarroquĂ­n, Ph.D., Loyola Marymount University (relationships, interpersonal emotion regulation in psychopathology, coping w/ illness)
  • Shimrit Daches, Ph.D., Bar Ilan University (cognitive and physiological risk factors in depression onset)