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Clinical Science and Deception

Student Researchers

  • Kelsey Blauser

    Kelsey Blauser

    Second year graduate student, Counseling Psychology

    Kelsey is currently a part of one research project investigating the psychometric properties of the Others’ Deception Attitude Measure (ODAM). She is also in the midst of her thesis researching deception within the coach-player relationship. Kelsey will graduate in May 2017 from the Counseling Psychology graduate program at ASU. She plans to pursue a PhD in Counseling Psychology after obtaining her Master’s degree.

  • Chelsea Dickens

    Chelsea Dickens

    Second year graduate student, Counseling Psychology

    I plan to graduate in May of 2017. I am the current president of Psi Chi, a national honors society for psychology students. Over the past year and a half I have been assisting Dr. Curtis with multiple studies revolving around deception and I have had the opportunity to present on these at the Southwestern Psychological Association conference. I plan to pursue a PhD in either Clinical or Counseling Psychology after obtaining my Master’s degree. 

  • Amariah Pinchback

    Amariah Pinchback

    Second year undergraduate student

    Amariah is currently assisting in deception research under Dr.Curtis’s guidance researching the fundamental attribution error and actor/observer bias in light of perceiving deception. She is a Carr Gold scholar with a 3.8 GPA, and plans on pursuing a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology after graduating in May 2019.

  • Alex Robles

    Alex Robles

    Second year graduate student, Counseling Psychology

    Alex is participating in research that examines the psychometric properties of the Others’ Deception Attitude Measure (ODAM), developed by Dr. Curtis. She serves a graduate ambassador to the Counseling Psychology program and is a member of Psi Chi and Phi Kappa Phi  honor societies. Alex will graduate in May 2017, after which she plans to become a Licensed Professional Counselor.

  • Ariadna Sonni-Oquendo

    Ariadna Sonni-Oquendo

    Fourth year undergraduate student, Psychology

    Ariadna is currently a part of Dr. Curtis’s team that is investigating attitudes towards deception. After graduating in May 2016, she intends to further her education by attending graduate school at Angelo State University to earn her Masters in Counseling Psychology.

  • Alexa Strebeck

    Alexa Strebeck

    First year graduate student, Counseling Psychology

    Alexa is currently involved in a 3 team-member research project in Dr. Curtis’s Deception Lab examining attributions in deception. Her other research interests include interpersonal and intragroup relationships, motivation for deception in social and intimate relationships, deception detection, perceptions and personality factors related to stress, and the relationship between decision making and anxiety. She plans to graduate in May of 2018 with a M.S. in Counseling Psychology and hopes to enter the work force to gain field experience working as an LPC before pursuing a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology.

  • Lisa Vietor

    Lisa Vietor

    Second year undergraduate student

    Lisa is currently examining attributions in deception with Dr. Curtis. Lisa plans to graduate with a BS in psychology in May of 2019 and pursue a Master’s degree after graduation.