Simi Di Paula
DR. GU LI, POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW
Dr. Gu Li received his Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Cambridge. In the Social Health Lab, Gu has been working on developing a brief psychological intervention that aims to facilitate social integration and promote psychological well-being among first-year university students who identify as LGBTQ+. Gu is now an Assistant Professor Faculty Fellow at New York University Shanghai. You can find more about Gu's research here.
DR. ALEC BEALL, AFFILIATED POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW
Dr. Alec Beall received his Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia in 2016. His research is informed by contemporary perspectives in evolutionary psychology and generally focuses on short-term mating, sexual attraction, parenting, and goal-oriented human behavior more broadly. Alec is currently investigating the role of smartphone wallpaper in priming sustained motivations and attitudes. More information about Alec can be found here.
DR. CHRISTINE ANDERL, POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW
Christine is now a postdoctoral researcher in the Social Media Lab at the Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien (IWM) in Tübingen/Germany where she investigates the benefits of professional social media use. Moreover, Christine is interested in developing and employing new methods to study the relationship between people’s online behaviours (e.g., social media use) and health-relevant outcomes (e.g., well-being, sleep quality) in the context of their natural environments, a line of work that she started in the Social Health Lab. In the Social Health Lab, she furthermore examined the short and long term effects of sex hormones in shaping social-affective functioning. More information about Christine can be found here.
MARLISE HOFER, GRADUATE STUDENT
Marlise is now a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Victoria in the Risky Behaviour Lab. Marlise received her PhD from UBC, studying the formation and maintenance of social relationships. In the Chen lab, she examined the hormonal and cognitive processes that underpin communication within relationships. More information about Marlise can be found here.
Hyun Su Lim
Ashley Whillans received her PhD in Social Psychology at UBC in 2017. She is now an Assistant Professor at Harvard Business School. You can find out more about Ashley’s research here.
Chelsea Christie received her MA in Health Psychology at UBC in 2017. She is now a PhD student in Public Health at the University of Calgary.
Patrick Klaiber was at UBC from 2016-17 as a Visiting International Research Student, supported by a research fellowship of the German National Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung). He is now a PhD student in the UPLIFT Lab in the UBC Psychology Department.
Lotus Hanzi Zhang
Nutkamon (Jan) Luesomboon
Oskar Op de Beke
Haiyun (Winnie) Liang
John Darby Cole