Lisa Caraballo - Psychology
Lisa Caraballo is a Puerto Rican Bronxite who was accepted to the Macaulay Honors Scholarship Program—a full-tuition, merit scholarship in the CUNY system—in 2012. During her time as an undergraduate student, she participated in several paid research internships, including Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU). She was also a fellow of the CUNY Pipeline to Ph.D. Program in 2015-2016. After graduating from Lehman College with a double major in Honors Psychology and Anthropology in 2016, she was accepted in NYU's Master's program in General Psychology with a full scholarship. She tutors for statistics and several psychology courses during her free time, and is in the process of submitting a paper for publication with her research sponsor, Dr. Humberto Lizardi. Her research interests include clinical neuropsychology, such as depression in women, and the epigenetics of the intergenerational transmission of depression. After graduation, she plans to take a gap year to work in the clinical field, and hopes to be accepted to a Clinical Neuropsychology Ph.D. program. Her career goal is to be a psychology professor, and to continue research into the neuropsychology of depression.