Psychology Teaching Assistants

Psychology Teaching Assistants

Psychology Teaching Assistants


Kimberly Allen

Kimberly Allen

Major:Psychologyand a minor Criminal Justice
Year: Senior
Hometown: Elysburg, PA
Career goal: To achieve my doctorate in forensic psychology
“What I enjoy most about psychology is learning about why people behave a certain way. I also enjoy taking what I learned and applying it to myself, and the people around me.”
Office Hours: Tuesdays 11 am – Noon in room 2146 McCormick
“What I enjoy most about Bloomsburg University is the amazing people I have met along the way.”

Kelsey Allison

Kelsey Allison

Major: Psychology a concentration Family, Children and Youth
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mill Hall, PA
Career goal: To work with children/adolescents that have experienced trauma
“What I enjoy most about psychology is how it can be applied in everyday life.”
Office Hours: Mondays 10 am – 11 am in room 2146 McCormick
“What I enjoy most about Bloomsburg University is how it provides me with opportunities to grow as a student and as a person.”

Aigner Clarkson

Aigner Clarkson

Major: Psychology
Year: Senior
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa
Career goal: Clinical Psychologist
“What I enjoy most about psychology is understanding human behavior and why people act a certain way. I enjoy learning about what makes people "tick". Psychology has helped me in a way to understand the human mind!”
Office Hours: Wednesdays Noon – 1 pm in room 2146 McCormick
“Bloomsburg University provides so many opportunities to be successful.”

Kahdeejah Cook

Kahdeejah Cook

Major: Psychology
Year: Senior
Hometown: South Philadelphia
Career goal:To become a certified genetic counselor.
“What I enjoy most about psychology is learning about case studies and the process of diagnosing and treating patients.”
Office Hours: Tuesdays 9:30 am – 10:30 am in room 2146 McCormick
“What I enjoy most about Bloomsburg University is how small the campus is and some classes that you can develop a one-on one relationship with your professor.”

Ana Da Silva

Ana Da Silva

Major: Psychology and minors Criminal Justice and Sociology
Year: Junior
Hometown: Montville, NJ
Career goal: Forensic psychologist
“What I enjoy most about psychology is how flexible the field is and how it can be applied to various aspects of everyday life and several careers.”
Office Hours: Wednesdays 2 pm – 3 pm in room 2146 McCormick
“I really enjoy how Bloomsburg University has professors who take the time to get to know their students. It's helped me greatly to be able to talk to my professors anytime over the past three years.”

Anna Marie Duna

Anna Marie Duna

Major: Psychology and minor Aging Studies and Gerontology
Year: Senior
Hometown: McAdoo, PA
Career goal: School Guidance Counselor. Before entering the education system, I would like to gain experience working with veterans, as well as in foster care and adoptive services.
“The best thing about psychology is that it has helped me understand myself, as well as the people around me. It is exciting to think that because of this, I can help others who experience great challenges in their lives.”
Office Hours: Mondays Noon – 1 pm in room 2146 McCormick
“I consider the best thing about Bloomsburg University to be the professors in the Psychology Department. I have received lots of support and learned so much from them over the last four years.”

Jahlil Hardy

Jahlil Hardy

Office Hours: Mondays 10 am – 11 am in room 2146 McCormick
Majors: Psychology and Creative Writing
Year: Senior
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Career goal: A setting where I can practice effective listening and working with clients to find the best approach to solve a problem.
“What I enjoy most about psychology is the diversity of the discipline. The knowledge is applicable to practically all daily events. Also, it allows the listeners of the world to do what they do best. You can help indirectly, through research, or hands on with therapy or counseling. Bloomsburg University is a place where people with good intentions come to do great things. Being here has not only helped me to become a better student, but a better person as well.”

Karlee Hinkle

Karlee Hinkle

Office Hours: Tuesdays 3:30pm – 4:30pm in room 2146 McCormick
Major: Psychology
Minor: Aging Studies & Gerontology
Year: Senior
Hometown: Weatherly, PA
Career goal: I would like to pursue a PhD in Geropsychology specifically working with Alzheimer's/Dementia patients
“What I enjoy most about psychology is learning about a subject I am very passionate about, and knowing I will be able to help others in the future. The moment I stepped on Bloomsburg University campus it felt like home.”

Taylor Kenny

Taylor Kenny

Major: Psychology and minors in Criminal Justice
Year: Senior
Hometown:Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Career goal: Clinical child psychologist
“What I enjoy most about psychology is the fact that it can be used in everyday life. I love learning and applying the science of psychology to understand why others think and feel the way they do. I hope to one day help children cope with emotional and behavioral problems. Psychology continues to teach me about myself and help me grow as a person, happily and healthy.”
Office Hours:Thursdays 9:30 am – 10:30 am in room 2146 McCormick
“What I enjoy most about Bloomsburg University is the opportunities it has given me to prepare myself for future endeavors. Bloomsburg is where I call my second home.”

Gabriella Liberatore

Gabriella Liberatore

Major: Psychology and minors in Russian and East European Studies
Year: Junior
Hometown:Nazareth, PA
Career goal: I hope to attend graduate school after college for forensic psychology.
“What I enjoy most about psychology is learning about why people do the things they do. It is a broad study that can help in almost any career path you choose.”
Office Hours:Mondays 2 pm – 3 pm in room 2146 McCormick
“I love Bloomsburg University because of the friends I have made and because of the truly amazing professors that have made a huge impact on my life. This campus feels like home.”

Jackie Liss

Jackie Liss

Major: Psychology and minors in Sociology and Gender Studies
Year: Junior
Hometown:Yardley, PA
Career goal: Career Goal: To become a clinical psychologist and work with women's physical and mental health
“What I enjoy most about psychology is taking what I have learned in my classes and applying to the people in my life to try to understand why they do the things they do.”
Office Hours:Thursdays 2 pm – 3 pm in room 2146 McCormick
“What I enjoy the most about Bloomsburg University is the amazing friends I have made that I intend to be lifelong.”

Caitlin Oberdorf

Caitlin Oberdorf

Major: Psychology
Year: Senior
Hometown:Danville, PA
Career goal:Working with children
“What I enjoy most about psychology is the wide variety of things to learn. I never get bored and I'm always learning something new.”
Office Hours:Tuesdays 12:30 am – 1:30 am in room 2146 McCormick
“What I enjoy most about Bloomsburg University is that it has given me a home away from home and an amazing group of friends.”

Calvin (CJ) Patterson

Calvin (CJ) Patterson

Major: Psychology and minor in Marketing
Year: Senior
Hometown:Hillsborough, NJ
Career goal:Work in Marketing or to go to graduate school to study Industrial and Organizational Psychology
“What I enjoy most about psychology is learning the reasoning behind people's behaviors.”
Office Hours:Wednesdays 10 am – 11 am in room 2146 McCormick
“What I enjoy most about Bloomsburg University is the opportunities and friendships that I have developed here.”

Ellie Pugmire

Ellie Pugmire

Major:Psychology and Art Studio (concentration in fabric design and sculpture)
Year: Senior
Hometown:Morrisville PA
Career goal:Art therapy in the mental health field
“What I enjoy most about psychology is the constant changes that are always happening. It’s not like math where every question has one right answer to the problem. Everyone’s minds are different and we all think in different ways. There’s always new information to be found and the need to adapt when the time comes is always there."
Office Hours:Mondays 1pm – 2 pm in room 2146 McCormick
"What I enjoy most about Bloomsburg University is … the way it has shaped my life. The past four years have truly transformed me into the person I am today and although that sounds cliche is very true. I’ve had my ups and downs along the way, but being here at Bloomsburg and the experiences I’ve had or the people I’ve met along the way are the reason I am who I am."

Coleen Schlager

Coleen Schlager

Major:Psychology and minor in Aging Studies and Gerontology
Year: Senior
Hometown:Lancaster, PA
Career goal:I hope to treat and assist the aging veteran population who struggle with common disorders and daily life transitions.
“What I enjoy most about psychology is having the opportunity to improve the mental health of people through research and application. I am proud to know that an education in psychology will give me the chance to positively influence the lives of others."
Office Hours:Fridays 1 pm – 2 pm in room 2146 McCormick
“What I enjoy most about Bloomsburg University is all of the extracurricular opportunities. All of the clubs/organizations provide students with the chance to meet new people and participate in a variety of activities that can produce useful and unforgettable experiences."

Fiona Williams

Fiona Williams

Major:Psychology, second semester in study abroad from London, England.
Year:Junior exchange student
Hometown:London, England
"I love Psychology because of how interesting it is and it's real life application. It is a flexible degree with many job opportunities. I noticed that Psychology makes me think differently and be more observant of human behavior."
Office Hours:Tuesdays 2 pm – 3 pm in room 2146 McCormick
"What I enjoy most about studying abroad at Bloomsburg is the way it has helped develop my passion for Psychology; I am constantly on a learning journey with my degree. I am interested in social psychology & plan to get a PhD in Psychology so that I can help people even more in the future, hopefully as a Counseling Psychologist."