Areas of expertise: autism spectrum disorders
Anna received a B.A. degree in psychology from Emory University. While at Emory, Anna worked both as a Research Assistant at the Children’s and Mothers’ Emotions Laboratory and as an Assistant Teacher at the Walden Early Childhood Center, an integrated preschool that promotes social interactions between children with autism and their typically developing peers. Additionally, she contributed to a research project at the Pinto Laboratory at Mount Sinai Hospital focused on the genetic link between several neurodevelopmental disorders. Prior to her arrival at the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD), Anna completed a fellowship in Developmental and Computational Social Neuroscience at the Yale Early Social Cognition Laboratory, where she participated in clinical, developmental, and computational research on infants at risk for autism as well as toddlers affected by developmental disabilities. She is currently enrolled as a clinical doctoral student at the University at Albany, SUNY.