LAB TEAM

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UNIVERSITY OF DENVER, DENVER, CO 80208

PAIGE LLOYD, PH.D.

Lab Manager

Lab Director

Graduate Students

SLOAN FERRON

Sloan is the lab manager for the Social Detection Lab and the Motivation, Affect, & Cognition Lab (http://dumaclab.org/) in the Psychology Department at the University of Denver. She graduated with a major in Neuroscience from the University of Delaware. She plans on pursuing a Phd in social psychology or cognitive neuroscience. When not in the lab Sloan enjoys backpacking, cooking and painting.

LYNEÉ ALVES

GRADUATE STUDENT AFFILIATE

Lyneé is a second year graduate student in the ASC area working with Dr. Kimberly Chiew. After graduating with degrees in Psychology and Sociology from Texas A&M University, Lyneé spent two years as a lab manager in the Saxe Lab at MIT researching early social and cognitive development and Theory of Mind. She is interested in brain mechanisms and individual differences that support emotion regulation and motivated memory, and how these process contribute to well-being. Outside of the lab, Lyneé enjoys eating good food, reading, traveling, and exploring parks around Denver.

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UNIVERSITY OF DENVER, DENVER, CO 80208

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UNIVERSITY OF DENVER, DENVER, CO 80208

Research Assistants

JASON SITRUK

UNDERGRADUATE HONORS STUDENT

STEVEN KIM

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT

CIMMARON RETZIK-STAHR

POST-BACCALAUREATE

STEPHANIE MAUNTON

POST-BACCALAUREATE

GINA PAGANINI

GRADUATE STUDENT

Gina is a first-year graduate student in the ASC area working with Dr Lloyd. After earning her BS in Psychology from The Ohio State University in 2018, she continued her research at OSU in the Self and Social Motivation laboratory. Her research centers on understanding the systemic propagation of inequality and the consequences for underrepresented individuals and groups. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her very talkative cat, going to baseball games, traveling, cheering on the Buckeyes, and eating lots of cheesy food.

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UNIVERSITY OF DENVER, DENVER, CO 80208

KEVIN SUMMERS

GRADUATE STUDENT

Kevin is a first year graduate student in the ASC area working with Dr. Lloyd. He earned a BA at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio majoring in Psychology and Premedical Studies. He spent one year as a lab manager at the University of Denver before pursuing his PhD there. In his research, Kevin investigates how group-based biases in person perception influence how we treat others in a variety of contexts. Outside of research, Kevin likes to hike, watch HBO (West World), go to concerts, and explore everything that Colorado has to offer! 

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UNIVERSITY OF DENVER, DENVER, CO 80208

KENIA RIVERA

GRADUATE STUDENT AFFILIATE

Kenia is a first-year graduate student in the developmental area working with Dr. Jenalee Doom. She received a degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee in 2015. Afterwards, she volunteered in the Marquette Autism Project lab for 3 years and worked as lab coordinator in the Child Neurodevelopment Research Lab for over a year. Broadly, her research interest focuses on how stress and social relationships influence health, especially among racial and ethnic minorities. During her spare time, she loves learning about animation/cartoon and learning how to dance bachata, cumbia, and merengue.

333 FRONTIER HALL, 2155 S. RACE ST.

UNIVERSITY OF DENVER, DENVER, CO 80208

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