Mallorie Carroll Mallorie is a third year doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology Program. She received her B.A. in psychology from Auburn University and her M.A. in psychology with a specialization in substance abuse treatment from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. For her master's thesis Mallorie examined the impact of frustration and anxiety on drinking in women. Mallorie plans to explore the links between alcohol and marijuana use, safe use behaviors and negative and positive use consequences.
Danielle Cottonham Danielle is a fifth year doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology Program. She received her B.A. in psychology from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. For her master's thesis she explored the associations between alcohol use, sex specific alcohol expectancies and risky sex among African American college women. Her dissertation is explored the links between gendered racism, psychological distress and safe and harmful drinking and sex behaviors. She is currently a pre-doctoral intern at the New Orleans VA.
Hallie Jordan Hallie is a second year doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology Program. She received her B.S. in Psychology and Religion from Birmingham-Southern College. Her research interests include examining contextual and social factors associated with college student alcohol use behaviors. Specifically, she is interested in examining how the relationship between various types of stress (i.e. traumatic stress, general psychological distress, college student stress) and protective strategy use predict alcohol-related outcomes. For her thesis she is investigating the moderating role of protective strategies on the relationship traumatic stress has with alcohol consumption and alcohol-related negative consequences. Further, she is interested in the role drinking motives play for college students experiencing traumatic stress and using alcohol and/or marijuana.
Kray Scully Kray is a third year doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology Program. He received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi. For his master's thesis, Kray is examining the associations among the dimensions of positive alcohol-related expectancies, alcohol-related negative consequences, and protective behavioral strategies in hazardous college drinkers.
Robert Whitley Robert is a third year doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology Program. He received his B.S. in psychology from Louisiana State University and received his M.S. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi. His master’s project explored the impact that conformity to masculine gender norms had on the association between protective behavioral strategy use and hazardous alcohol use among college men. Robert plans to continue exploring the role masculine gender norm conformity plays in this association.