Margaret joined CHSR in 2017 as a researcher on the Healthy Families New York project. Before making her way to CHSR, Margaret was a postdoctoral research associate for the Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Lab at Northwestern University and the Brain Development Lab at the University of Texas at Austin. Her previous research focused on examining how children’s educational outcomes are impacted and predicted by individual differences in brain structure and function, socio-economic status, and skill, using behavioral and brain imaging methodologies. This work has been published in journals such as Developmental Science, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, and Learning and Individual Differences.
Margaret received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and History from Wesleyan University and her PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience from Dartmouth College.