People

Dr. Mark J. Huff
Principal Investigator

Research Team

Graduate Students

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Monika Mazela

Monika is a first year Ph.D. student at the University of Southern Mississippi. Monika earned her BS in psychology with an emphasis in forensic psychology from Western Illinois University. Monika’s broad research interests include eyewitness memory, false memory, and misinformation effects. 

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Jacob Namias

Jacob is a second year PhD student at the University of Southern Mississippi and is working under the mentorship of Dr. Mark Huff. Previously, Jacob earned his BS in psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi. Also, he has been working with the MACA lab since 2019. Jacob’s broad research interests include cognitive aging, attentional control, mindfulness, and spacing effects on memory.

Undergraduate Honors Students

Undergraduate Research Assistants

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Garima Puri

Garima is an international student Psychology major with interests in human behavior, child/adult psychology and counseling psychology. Garima serves as a transfer transition leader and a student ambassador for the university. Garima plans on graduating in Fall 2022.

Lab Alumni

Undergraduate Researchers:
   Anastasia Peach (BS; SPUR Grant, 2017)
   Alyssa Di Mauro (BS; SPUR Grant, 2018)
   Emily Stahley (Honors BS, 2018)
   Ashley Wood (BS; SPUR Grant, 2019)
   Laura Pazos (Honors BS; SPUR Grant, 2019)
   Jessica Runnels (Honors BS, 2020)
   Emily Cates (Honors BS, 2020)
   Kyla Cosentino (BS, 2020)
   Katie Hayford (BS, 2020)
   Kayla Carr (BS, 2020)
   Jacob Namias (BS, 2020)
   Cortney Sanderson (BS, 2020)
   Morgan Poulos (BS, 2020)
   Holly Estopinal (BS; SPUR Grant, 2020)
   Joseph (Landry) Smith (Honors BS; SPUR Grant, 2021)
   Trevor Perry (Honors BS, 2021)
   Mary Roth (BS, 2021)
   Isabel Stoker (BS, 2022)
   Anie Mitchell (Honors BS; SPUR Grant, 2022)
   Wryleigh Shearin-Anderson (Honors BS; SPUR Grant, 2022)


Graduate Researchers:
   Matthew Gretz (MA, 2019)
   Kendal Smith (PhD, 2021)

  Nicholas Maxwell (PhD, 2022)