Jonathan Rottenberg, Ph.D.
Professor
Curriculum Vitae
Email: 
rottenberg@usf.edu
Personal Website: 
http://psychology.usf.edu/faculty/jrottenberg/
Charting the Depths Blog
 http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/charting-the-depths
Office:  PCD4109
Campus Mail:  PCD4118G
Phone:  813-974-6701
Fax:  813-974-4617

Ena Begovic, M.A.
Clinical Psychology Graduate Student, 4th year
Curriculum Vitae
Email: ebegovic@mail.usf.edu
Campus Mail:  PCD4118G

Research Interests: Emotion, cognition, and psychopathology (particularly mood and anxiety disorders); emotion regulation; emotional reactivity.

Master's Thesis: Encoding style of positive autobiographical memories: Relationship to memory recall characteristics, mood repair, and depression

Recent Accomplishments: Ena has defended her thesis. She has also submitted a first author paper to review, published another paper with Dr. Rottenberg, and is currently teaching.

Alexandra (Lex) Cowden Hindash, M.A.
Clinical Psychology Graduate Student, 4th year at USF
Curriculum Vitae
Email: hanah@mail.usf.edu
Campus Mail:  PCD4118G

Research Interests: The role of emotion and cognitive processing in the etiology and maintenance of depression and other mood disorders.

Master's Thesis:  Interpretation in dysphoria. (completed at San Diego State University)

Dissertation: Cognition in Major Depressive Disorder (proposal accepted Nov 2015)

Recent Accomplishments: Lex has begun data collection for her dissertation after configuring pupillary reactivity recording through the department's eye-tracking equipment. She has also submitted a first author paper to review. She is currently applying for internship.

Kimberly O'Leary, M.A.
Clinical Psychology Graduate Student, 4th year
Curriculum Vitae
Email: koleary@mail.usf.edu
Campus Mail:  PCD4118G

Research Interests: Sleep disturbance in major depression, cross-cultural differences in the expression of symptoms and treatment of depression.

Master's Thesis:  Does emotional processing mediate the link between disordered sleep and depression?

Recent Accomplishments: Kim has completed her comprehensive exams. She will be proposing her dissertation

Sun Yoon, M.A.
Clinical Psychology Graduate Student, 2nd year

Curriculum Vitae
Email: syoon@mail.usf.edu
Campus Mail:  PCD4118G

Research Interests: Emotion; emotional familiarity; meta-cognition about emotion (how a person feels and thinks about emotion; mood repair; psychological flexibility

Previous Master's Thesis:  Expected emotional usefulness and emotional preference in individuals with major depression disorder (completed at Sogang University, Seoul, Korea)

USF Master's Thesis: Depression and Choice of Emotional Stimuli

Recent Accomplishments: Sun has proposed her thesis and is collecting data. She is also collecting second project (for fun!). She is currently writing a review paper with Dr. Rottenberg.

Graduate Alumni

Lindsay Brauer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Curriculum Vitae

Lauren Bylsma, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA

Curriculum Vitae

Bethany Morris, Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Oklahoma City VA Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Vanessa Panaite, Ph.D.

HSR&D Post-Doctoral Fellow

Center for Innovation on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, James A Haley VA Hospital

Curriculum Vitae

 

April Taylor-Clift, Ph.D.

Clinician working with active duty military and their families at MacDill Air Force Base

Completed post-doctoral training Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Curriculum Vitae

Research Assistants

We currently have 14 active research assistants working with graduate students on their research projects.

Listed in alphabetical order:
Maha Balouch, B.A.
Madeline Bieda, B.A.
Rachel Christopher
Anthony Colontonio
Van Dang
Cooper Dodd
Teresa Goff
Ashley Kelly
Kimberly McGonigle
Jessica Mertz
Helena Polansky
Ruba Rum
Brittany Smittle
Quyhn Tran

Research Assistant Alumni

Ena Begovic, University of South Florida, Ph.D. program in clinical psychology
Natasha Borno, University of South Florida, M.A. program in social work
Bethanne Bower, Harvard University, M.A. program in education
Penny Carlton, University of South Florida, M.A. program in social work
Angie Cibula, Argosy University, Psy.D. program
Kristen Condeelis - University of Alabama, Ph.D. program in clinical psychology
Graig Defeo, University of South Florida, M.A. program in public health
Laurie Dempsey, Arizona State University, Ph.D. program in clinical psychology
Robert Gougelet, University of California, San Diego, Ph.D. program in cognitive science
Aisha Howard, M.A. from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, now at University of South Florida, Ph.D. program in clinical psychology
Megan Howard, Research Associate, Harvard University
Brandon Landry, Adler School of Professional Psychology, PsyD in military psychology
Kathy Long, University of South Florida, M.A. program in counseling
Ashley Malchow, Auburn University, Ph.D. program in counseling
Dana Robertson, Oklahoma State University, M.A. in forensic psychology
Vanessa Wolvin, Florida Gulf Coast University, M.A. program in criminal justice
Maddison Zilinkas, Portland State University, M.A. program in social work

Last updated: 11/4/2016