Kenia is a first-year graduate student in the developmental psychology PhD program at the University of Denver. She received her BA in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee in 2015. Afterwards, she volunteered in the Marquette Autism Project lab at Marquette University for 3 years and worked as lab coordinator in the Child Neurodevelopment Research Lab at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee for over a year. Kenia’s research interest broadly focuses on how stress and adversities influence cognitive development and physical health through the lifespan. She is particularly interested in examining the biological and behavioral pathways of how stress influences health and development in the lifespan. Additionally, she is interested in further understanding aspects of resilience and stressors in diverse populations, especially among Latinos.
Please see the Join the Lab page if you're interested in joining the lab as a graduate student in Fall 2020.
Coming soon! Please see the Join the Lab page if you're interested in joining the lab as a undergraduate student in Fall 2019.
Coming soon! Please email Dr. Doom (Jena.Doom@du.edu) if you're interested in joining the lab as a lab manager in August 2019 (position split between Dr. Doom’s lab and Dr. Erika Manczak’s lab at DU).