Lab Alumni

CLARINNE THAM
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
KATHLEEN REILLY
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Xiaohan LinReina ImaiAnaïs Charbonneau

RACHEL LEE
LAB MANAGER AND WEBSITE COORDINATOR
PETER SUN
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
XINYI WANG
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
HALLIE LIU
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
ELAINE HU
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
TINA LI
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
YINGCHI GUO
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
GORKEM ATILLA
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
JAYANI MEHTA
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
KIEN NGUYEN
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
SABRINA GE
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
TIANQI PENG
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Linnan ZhouSophie WenselMiki TsujiyamaMaggie CovalLior Torgeman
Natalie LuiPriya Johal

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.
KIANA KIANPOOR
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
DAISY COUTURE
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
JOSEPH LIANG
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
JENNIFER PHAN
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
HANNAH ROSEN
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
YANA SVATKO
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
RACHEL SALTOUN
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
HEATHER FAULKNER
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
JANE CHEN
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
KIANA KIANPOOR
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
MIRANDA BAHNG
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Laya AlamdaranBecky BradleyJolin Lin
Meihua HuangFalla Jin

ANGELA KWAN
LAB MANAGER
KIANA MAEDA
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
MANDEE CHOW
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
JAMILE DE MEDEIROS E SILVA
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT


Christopher CalaoAnnie WangLily Yip
Misha AfzaalPaul XuHyun Su Lim
Chelzea MadiaMichelle LamClarinne Tham
Nico GrossiWyatt Sloan

Faranak GhorbaniJessie Smith-ManchipKeith Patena
Laine JackartAlex NgSebastian Leon
Jennifer AngelucciTrevor KwanYihan Wang
Sherry GuoChi ZhangMaya Ellison
Jalila DevjiJean DongChristine Seo
Mij SantosAngel ZhangHugh McCall
Wendy LiTania Hamidnejad

ASHLEY WHILLANS
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
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
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.

Hanne CollinsMay WangHugo Lam
Rebecca PattysonSean ParedesIna Lin
Jessica StewartChristian SchlappnerCristal Fan
Emma Ward-GriffinIris LokHugh McCall
Ava HamzehDaria JuckBrandon Woo
Lotus Hanzi ZhangOlivia Pink

Chanel WoodLisa NakagawaPing Tomczyk
Erica NyeRachel GlassmanCarmen Ma
Jiyoung HanStephanie YehDylan Meng
Sarah CheungLaura ShepherdJoey Poh
Katie CoopersmithAshley ClarkClaire Samii
Laura Shepherd

Katie SanfordJake MullanMonica Vuong
Laura JaibatHarani RamasamyShirley Bi
Nutkamon (Jan) LuesomboonOskar Op de BekeAbigail Round
Haiyun (Winnie) LiangYimiao GongMaryam Baksh
Heather HerriotBrian Baek

Wenqing CaiSetareh NouraniJohn Darby Cole
Laura RoyDaniela Fignilli