Suicide and Emotion Dysregulation Lab

Suicide and Emotion Dysregulation Lab Team

Pictured (l-r): Stephanie Pennings, Dr. Mike Anestis, Keyne Law, Lauren Khazem.


Research Team

Director and Supervisor: Dr. Mike Anestis

Dr. Anestis graduated with his B.A. from Yale University in 2002.  He then completed his Master’s and Ph.D. in the clinical psychology program at Florida State University under the mentorship of Thomas Joiner, graduating in 2011.  Prior to graduation, he completed his pre-doctoral internship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS.  Upon graduation, Dr. Anestis completed a post-doctoral fellowship with the Military Suicide Research Consortium.

Graduate Students


Post-bac Research Assistants

  • Rachel LeTard
  • Rachel Martin
  • Fallon Moberg


Research Assistants

  • Elizabeth Adams
  • Jennifer Adah
  • Adrienne Baughtman
  • Christina Jacobs
  • Jennifer Picou
  • Tyler Surber
  • Tabatha Williams
  • Ashlee Woodmansee