Callie Kernick is a junior at Pomona College, originally from Sacramento, California. She is majoring in both Psychology and French. In the spring, she plans to study psychology in Paris, which will provide an exciting opportunity to combine her interests and learn from a new cultural perspective. She currently works with moms and toddlers in the Child Attachment, Relationships, and Emotion (CARE) Lab, which seeks to explore the influence of early childhood relationships on development. She loves to think about the myriad factors that shape individuals' personalities, thoughts, and behavior. The concept that people can grow and develop throughout their lives is also important to her, and she wants to pursue a career in Clinical Psychology that will allow her to do talk therapy with patients. In her spare time, Callie also likes to read, do crossword puzzles, run, swim, and hike.
Alex Palmer is a senior psychology major at Pomona college. She is from Boston, MA and works in Pomona's Child Attachment, Relationships, and Emotion (CARE) lab. She is interested in developmental psychopathology and a biopsychosocial approach to medicine. Alex plans to pursue a career in psychiatry.
Goeun Park is a senior Psychology major and Gender & Women’s Studies minor from Detroit Lakes, MN and Charlotte, NC. She’s interested in how race, gender, culture, and location form the ways we perceive ourselves and our society. She studied abroad in London spring of her junior year to shamelessly indulge in her love for British humor and people watching, When Goeun’s not running EEG studies in Lincoln, she’s an Advocate for Survivors of Sexual Assault and one of the Head Mentors for IDEAS.
Rachel Song is a junior Psychology major and Asian American Studies minor from Saratoga, CA. She currently works in the Cultural Neuroscience lab and is interested in how individuals navigate multicultural spaces. Having grown up in the Silicon Valley, she hopes to use her psychology background to inform diversity and inclusion efforts in the tech industry. Rachel is also an intern at the Asian American Resource Center and a member of Groove Nation Dance Crew. Some of her guilty pleasures include watching dance videos, reading self-help books, and drinking boba. She encourages anyone who is vaguely interested in psychology or is in need of a friendly thought-partner to reach out for a meal together.