Applied Psychology OPUS

Contributor Bios

Chanel Donaldson

Chanel Donaldson is a senior in the Applied Psychology program, with two minors in Sociology and Social & Public Policy. Her research interests include race and ethnicity, Caribbean immigration, K-12 education, and the American identity. Chanel currently interns with Dr. Brent Gibson and Dr. Fabienne Doucet at HaitiCorps International, a non-profit organization aimed at rebuilding Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake. Upon completing her bachelor’s degree, Chanel plans to pursue a master’s degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, or Education Policy. Her career aspirations are to work in the government or a non-profit organization that will allow her to fulfill a desire of decreasing the gap in living conditions between Americans. Chanel is also interested in pursuing a PhD in the future.

Andrew Green

Andrew Greene is a senior in the Applied Psychology department at New York University and a consultant for the Public Science project at CUNY Graduate Center. Andrew has a passion for education reform and student empowerment which he pursues through his qualitative research on urban education, student experience and piloting intervention models. In his free time he runs an inner city mentorship program for young men called H.O.L.L.A! (How Our Lives Link Altogether) and is a resident assistant. His inspiration stems from his son Cory, his wife Teresa, his passion for societal equality, and his breadth of life experience.

Rosa Hwang

Rosa Hwang is a senior in the Applied Psychology program at NYU. She is currently involved with Inside Scoop!, the mentorship program, and with APUG as the event coordinator. She is also involved with Dr. Sumie Okazaki’s research team, working with Korean American home-stay guardians. Although she is in research right now, she hopes to broaden her horizons in the marketing and advertising world. Rosa’s interests lie in connecting the general public with the most current pop culture, art, and music. She enjoys filling her brain with trivial knowledge about elephants, listening to all genres of music, watching The Walking Dead, and eating.

Scarlett Wang

Scarlett Wang is a senior in the applied psychology program. Her research interests are cultural differences in children’s early development, and how to apply the cultural aspects to counseling of school-aged children. She’s currently an active RA in Center for Research on Culture, Development and Education, working closely with Dr. Catherine Tamis-Lemonda exploring the cross cultural similarities and differences of mother-child shared narratives.