Dr. Jordan A. Booker
Dr. Booker received his doctoral degree from the Psychology Department at Virginia Tech in 2015 under the mentorship of Drs. Julie Dunsmore and Thomas Ollendick, and then completed a three-year postdoctoral fellowship in the Psychology Department at Emory University under the mentorship of Dr. Robyn Fivush. Dr. Booker’s research interests include the development of social and emotional competence from late childhood into early adulthood.
He focuses broadly on aspects of interpersonal skills, character development, and autobiographical reasoning as they inform psychological resilience and social adjustment.
Undergraduate Research Assistants
Natasha is a senior studying Psychology and minoring in Sociology. She hopes to one day conduct research regarding race and gender identity and its effect on one’s experience in the workplace. Her favorite hobbies are trying new foods and listening to Ari Lennox and Tierra Whack.
Rachel is a senior at the Univeristy of Missouri studying Psychology and Sociology with a minor in Criminal Justice. She hopes to attend graduate school for clinical psychology with a focus on youth and cultural issues in criminal justice settings.
Lauren is a freshman psychology major who plans on double minoring in criminal justice and peace studies.
With her future bachelor and doctoral degrees, she aims to work for the FBI or United Nations one day.