Cognition & Neurocognitive Disorders Research

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Joshua Sandry, PhD is associate professor in the Psychology Department at Montclair State University. He completed his PhD in Cognitive Psychology at New Mexico State University and postdoc in Neuroscience and Neuropsychology at Kessler Foundation & Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School CV

DOCTORAL STUDENTS

Sophia Lall is a clinical psychology doctoral student who completed her undergraduate degree Rutgers University and most recently worked as a research fellow at Burke-Cornell Medical Research Institute. 

Currently on Internship at Coatesville VA Medical Center

Michelle Mui is a clinical psychology doctoral student who completed her undergraduate and masters degree at Saint Joseph’s University. Michelle worked as a research assistant at University of Alabama Birmingham and Jefferson University Hospital.

RESEARCH ASSISTANT COORDINATOR

Andriy Fomin is a graduate student in the MAPS Program under the direction of Dr. Pehrson, investigating the mechanisms of serotonin neurotransmission in MDD and how rapid antidepressants modulate these mechanisms. As RA coordinator in the Lab, Andriy is learning about classic and innovative instruments of cognitive assessment.

If you are  interested in joining the lab as a research assistant, click here to learn more about what undergraduate research assistants do and see how to apply.

CURRENT RESEARCH ASSISTANTS

Anthony Boldrini

Denise Babbit (Kessler Foundation)

Jade Garguilo

Ainz Gervais

Billy Hardt

Kylie King

Zachary Mall

Priscilla Philip

Katie Rodman

Ray Ruben (Kessler Foundation)

Paige Sumowski (UCSD)

Sarah Yulianti

ALUM

Research Assistants

Stephanie Aguayo; Alison Badin (visiting student);  Isadora Baron;  Alexandra Buchanan;  Renee Callanan;  Alexandra Caminneci;  Dina Cicchine;  Erin DeMaio;  Chris DeVries;  Jacqueline Ferrara;  Vikki Fiore;  Zachary Fox;  Vanessa Garcia;  Vanessa Gomez;  Megan Groner;  Jennifer Hernandez;  Nicole Jansone;  Jinal Kapadia;  Rivka Kaplan;  Sara Khan;  Kylie King;  Victoria Lemanski;  Carla Maddalena;  Heather Maniscalco;  Jonathan Marino;  Heather Mcnamara; Vanessa Moncada;  Isabelle Morden;  Damna Memo; Xiomara Muniz;  Priscille Myrthil;  Andrea O'Connor;  Hannah Ovadia;  Stephanie Oyuela;  Katherine Parlitsis;  Michael Peral;  Paula Popok;  Rachel Reyes;  Greta Ricci;  Jessica Ross;  Jessica Ruiz;  Bella San Lorenzo;  Diaisha Santiago;  Daniel Schwarz;  Besarta Shehu;  Nicole Sinanan;  Petty Tineo;  Luis Torres;  Steven Ureta;  Meagan Van Dyk;  Lisselot Ventura;  Nathaly Vera;  Natasha Vilanova;  Tyler Vitello;  Alison Ward;  Calista Wong;  Paula Zapata;  Nathan Zlochevsky

Graduate Students

Zerbrina Valdespino-Hayden 2022 Doctoral Degree (co-mentor with Sarah R. Lowe) 

Jessica Rothberg 2018 Masters Degree

Mark Zuppichini 2017 Masters Degree

Victoria Winters 2017 Masters Degree

COGNITION & NEUROCOGNITIVE DISORDERS RESEARCH

Dickson Hall Room 285

Montclair State University 

1 Normal Ave • Montclair, NJ 07043

(973) 655 - 2058

sandrylab@montclair.edu