Recent graduates of SHARP – where are they now?

Recent SHARP Graduates

Kelsey Swanson: I graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2019 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Allied Health Sciences and a minor in Psychology.  I am now attending the University of Denver, getting my Master’s in Sport and Performance Psychology, while also working as a Clinical Assistant in the Professional Psychology Clinic located in Denver.  My academic interests include athlete well-being, mindfulness, performance excellence, and resilience.  For fun I love trail running, hiking, and finding cool coffee shops.
Noah Babbot-Bryan: I graduated from Connecticut College in the spring of 2019 with a dual degree in Psychology and Philosophy. Academic interests range from data analytics, meditation/mindfulness, neuroscience, politics, and psychoanalysis. For fun, you can find me hiking, tossing the frisbee, socializing with friends, and trying hole-in-the-wall food joints. I currently live in Hoboken, NJ where I work as a research analyst for GfK, a market research/strategic consulting firm .
Mareyna Simon: I graduated from University of Connecticut in 2019 with degrees in Psychological Sciences and Neuroscience. I plan to return to school and eventually pursue a PhD in clinical psychology. In the mean time, I live in Orange, CA and work as a research assistant and project coordinator at Chapman University in a lab supported by the National Institute of Mental Health’s Conte Center (a center focused on neuroscience research). While my main work is done with Adolescent Development Study, I also lend my time to the Pregnancy Experiences and Infant Development Study. In my free time you can find me exploring Southern California.
mary_brisca_11aug2016 Mary K. Brisca, B.A. (Honors), Psychology and French, 2014, UConn


Former Intern/Adviser at the Permanent Mission of Afghanistan to the United Nations

Ben White Benjamin X. White, Psychological Sciences, Honors Program, University Scholar, UConn (BA, 2017)


Currently, Ben is a Social Psychology PhD student at the University of Illinois focused on understanding health behavior change and maintenance. 

Stephanie Lin Currently, Stephanie is enrolled in Boston University studying Computer Science


Stephanie S. Lin, Physiology and Neurobiology, Psychological Sciences, University Scholar, Honors Program, Pre-Med, UConn (2017)

Michaela Matos Michaela is currently enrolled in UConn’s School of Dental Medicine


Michaela Matos, Mathematics, Minor: Molecular Cell Biology, Honors Program, Pre-Denistry UConn (2018)

Anthony Sisti Anthony is currently a Biostatistics Ph.D. Student at Brown University


Anthony Sisti, Statistics/Mathematics, Honor’s Program, UConn (2019)

Jania Stewart-James Jania is currently studying a for a masters in social work at Columbia University


Jania Stewart-James, Psychological Sciences, Honors Program, UConn (2019)

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