Welcome

Our Team

Dale Brinsky
B.A. Psychology & Sociology – University of Kentucky
Research Interests: Bullying & victimization, juvenile delinquency, & conduct disorders
Personal Interests: Painting, hiking, cooking, & reading
Fun fact: I’ve ridden a camel 3x as many times as I’ve ridden a horse

Email: dale.brinsky@siu.edu

Dani Chambers
M.A. Clinical Psychology – SIU
B.S. Psychology, Biology Minor – Kentucky Wesleyan College
Research Interests: Pediatric Psychology, Behavioral Sleep, Integrated Behavioral Health
Personal Interests: Tennis and traveling

Email: dhadler@siu.edu

Austin Gordon
M.A. Clinical Psychology – SIU
B.S. Psychology, Child and Family Development Minor – Missouri State University
Research Interests: Bullying and victimization, risk and resilience, mindfulness
Personal Interests: Golf, Yoga, Travel
Awards: 2018-2019 SIU Master’s Fellowship

Email: austin.gordon@siu.edu

Ashley Harrison
B.A. Psychology & Political Science – Cleveland State University
M.A. Clinical Psychology – University of Dayton
Research Interests: Bullying perpetration/victimization, the effects of bullying, and peer relationships
Personal Interests: Puzzles, reading, and traveling
Fun fact: I have a twin brother who has his culinary and pastry degree

Email: ashley.harrison@siu.edu

Genni Newsham
B.A. Psychology – Purdue University Fort Wayne
Research Interests: Neuropsycholgy, Psycholinguistics, Technology
Personal Interests: Reading, baking, cats
Fun fact: I have performed in concert with the band Kansas

Email: genni.newsham@siu.edu

Katie Hnetkovsky
B.A. in Psychology-Southern Illinois University
Research Interests: sleep, the effects of childhood trauma on development, bullying, pretend play therapy
Personal Interests: Running, eating good food, and reading
Fun fact: I have seen Melissa McCarthy in Carbondale before.. at Quatro’s!!

Email: kaitlyn.hnetkovsky@siu.edu

Jennifer Ramasami
M.A. in Clinical Psychology – SIU
B.S. in Psychology, Spanish Minor – Loyola University Chicago
Research Interests: pediatric psychology; sleep, chronic illness, medical adherence
Personal Interests: reading, swimming, watching movies, cooking

Email: jramasami@siu.edu

Alicia Reed (recent undergraduate)
B.A. Psychology, Sociology Minor – SIU
Research Interests: children and adolescents; ethnic minorities
Division I Student Athlete (Track & Field)

Faculty

Mary Louise Cashel, Ph.D.Youth Violence Prevention Lab Director
Associate Professor
School of Psychological and Behavioral Sciences

Tammy Kochel, Ph.D.
Professor
Criminology and Criminal Justice

Daryl Kroner, Ph.D.
Professor
Criminology and Criminal Justice