Alumni

Stephanie (Kern) Kane joined the doctoral program in Neuroscience at the University of Arkansas. While at Illinois, she collaborated with Drs. Heidemarie Laurent and Wendy Heller. Stephanie’s interest lies in investigating the neurocognitive bases of well-being and attentional control.

Jun-Yeob Kim joined the doctoral program in Industrial-Organizational Psychology at the University of Illinois where he is continuing his work with Dr. Dan Newman. His work focuses on personality and perceptions of leadership.

Abisola Smith works in several capacities as an advocate for racial minority youth and community health. While at Illinois, she collaborated with Dr. Helen Neville.

Naidan Tu joined the doctoral program in Industrial-Organizational Psychology at the University of South Florida. While at Illinois, she collaborated with Drs. Jim Rounds and Chris Napolitano. Naidan studies vocational interest, career aspirations, and career expectations.

Drew Weiner joined the doctoral program in Social Psychology at the University of Illinois where he is continuing his work with Dr. Sean Laurent. Drew’s research focuses on moral and social cognition with respect to perceptions of wealth.

Kathleen (Angie) Willoughby joined the doctoral program in Cognitive Neuroscience at Colorado State University. While at Illinois, she trained with Drs. Monica Fabiani, Gabrielle Gratton, and Wendy Heller. Angie is interested in aspects of cognitive aging and neurodegeneration.

Jing (Zoe) Xu joined the doctoral program in Attention and Perception at the University of Illinois where she is continuing her work with Drs. Simona Buetti and Alejandro Lleras. Her research focuses on visual search, working memory, and the influence of culture on time perception.

Pei-Ling Yang joined the doctoral program in Attention and Perception at the University of Illinois where she is continuing her work with Dr. Diane Beck. Pei-Ling’s work focuses on demonstrating and understanding the horizontal advantage of spatial attention.