Emily Joyner is a third-year doctoral student and Diversity Fellow in the Counseling Psychology program at Boston College. She received her BA in Psychology and Spanish from Muhlenberg College.
Emily joined the ISPRC team in the fall of 2015. Her current research interests include the invisibility of Black women and girls and the parental racial socialization of mixed-race emerging adults. Emily’s prior research experience includes a clinical and neuroimaging study of individuals with PTSD as well as a clinical trial of an anti-fatigue medication and counseling for unemployed individuals with HIV. She also did research in Mexico to examine conceptions of culture gleaned from the Cultural Formulation Interview in a Mexican psychiatric hospital.
Emily enjoys going to see live music and other art exhibitions, reading, and yoga.