Emily joined Vantage in 2024 as an intern. She is an aspiring Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, advancing toward her Ph.D. at Michigan State University. She received her master’s degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the University of Georgia and her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota.
Throughout her graduate studies, Emily has conducted applied research supported by NASA, the Army Research Institute, and the National Science Foundation. She has mentored and guided over forty undergraduate research assistants and graduate students at the University of Georgia and Michigan State University, focusing on supporting psychology majors from underrepresented backgrounds. In addition to her academic pursuits, Emily is actively engaged in professional and leadership roles. She has contributed to the Women’s Inclusion Network Committee within the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology, served on the Alumni Committee for Michigan State’s Industrial-Organizational Psychology program, and held graduate student positions such as Vice President of Finance and Co-Diversity Chair at the University of Georgia.
Outside of her professional life, Emily loves reading, yoga, and hiking. She has a penchant for exploring local bakeries to try new goodies and enjoys watching college and professional hockey.