Emily Joyner is a first-year doctoral student 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 racial trauma, Black Women and Invisibility Theory, restorative justice, and multiracial identity development.
Emily’s prior research experience includes a return to work counseling study for people with HIV who are unemployed and an fMRI study on posttraumatic stress disorder. 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, exploring museums, reading, and yoga.