Youth Personality and Behavior Lab

Youth Personality and Behavior LabPictured (l-r). Hannah Doucette, Lacey Leachman, Nicole Rivera-Hudson, Dr. Chris Barry, Chris Gillen, Joyce Lui, Becky Kauten. 


Research Team

Director and Supervisor: Dr. Chris Barry

Dr. Barry received his B.S. in Psychology from Virginia Tech and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology (Child Concentration) from The University of Alabama. He completed a predoctoral clinical internship at the University of Louisville School of Medicine and a postdoctoral fellowship at Scott & White Clinic/Texas A&M School of Medicine.  He is also a licensed psychologist in the State of Mississippi.


Graduate Students


Post-bac Research Assistants

  • Della Loflin
  • Kristen Mechanic
Honors Students/Research Assistants
  • Suzanne Amadi (senior; honors thesis)
  • Erin Moran (junior; honors thesis)


Research Assistants

  • Emily Dana
  • Sophie Jernigan
  • Sara Laudun


PAST Graduate Students (alumni)

  • Dr. Mallory Malkin (graduated August 2014)
  • Dr. Matthew Guelker (graduated December 2012)
  • Dr. Marion Wallace (graduated August 2012)
  • Dr. Jessica Pickard (graduated December 2011)
  • Dr. Lisa Ansel (graduated August 2011)
  • Dr. Kristy Adler Domnanovich (graduated December 2010)
  • Dr. Sarah Grafeman (graduated December 2009)
  • Dr. Heather Harrison (graduated August 2008)