Stephanie obtained her Master’s in counseling for mental health and wellness in 2020. Before earning her Master’s, she obtained a Bachelor’s in psychology and communication with a minor in sociology and several certificates in 2018 and the summer before, she earned a certificate in human rights. She completed an honors thesis about beliefs, memories, and perceptual judgments that contained a cognitive psychology component.
Stephanie is also a pre-med student who aspires to be a neurologist or psychiatrist with research in various facets of neuroscience. Her research interests range from computational neuroscience to cognitive neuroscience to social neuroscience to neurolaw to much more. In her spare time, Stephanie dabbles in art, ballet, creative nonfiction, screenwriting, various types of design, engineering, music, and filmmaking. She sees the relevance and importance of scientific communication and journalism because it makes science more accessible and motivates people to want to pursue science as a profession and to be informed.