2017-2018 Officers

Kimberly Ibidapo

Hey y’all, my name is Kimberly lbidapo, and I am the the new President for the 2017-2018 school year! I am a senior majoring in Psychology and minoring in Human Resource Management. I hope to go to graduate school to pursue a master’s degree in Industrial Organizational Psychology. I am currently a research assistant in Dr. Babcock’s Marriage & Counseling Lab and Dr. Spitzmueller’s Industrial Psychology lab. I highly enjoy reading & researching about personality disorders, addiction and relationship dynamics. I’m not like a regular President, I’m a cool President 😎 .

Alicia Mark

Hello, my name is Alicia Mark. I am the new Vice President for the 2017-2018 school year. I am a senior pursuing a B.S in Psychology and minor in Human Family Development Studies. I currently work as a research assistant under Dr. Rheeda Walker in the Culture, Risk, and Resilience Lab at UH. I also work as a ABA Therapist for Autistic children at a Learning center in north Houston. I am also a committee member of the Houston Psychological Association. I have a deep passion for all things psychology and currently plan to pursue a PhD in hopes of eventually opening my own practice that will cater toward children and adolescents.

Franklin Henriquez

My name is Franklin and I am a junior at the University of Houston pursuing a degree in psychology. It is a goal of mine to obtain the skills and enter a career that allows me to help others individually and professionally. I hope to set foot towards the field of organizational psychology and am motivated to learn under the incredible instructors my university has to offer. I am an open learner, ready to conquer any challenge, and eager to make friendships in the process. Most importantly, I like to be inclusive and encouraging to others who are also trying to find their own identity in this world that we call college.

Darby Gibbins

Hello! My name is Darby Gibbins and I am very excited to serve as Psi Chi’s Secretary for the 2017-2018 school year. I am a junior majoring in psychology with a minor in biology and plan to attend medical school upon graduation. My rescue dog and I are a certified pet therapy team and we volunteer at local nursing homes and assisted living facilities. I also volunteer at a psychiatric hospital and am a research assistant on an NIH funded health intervention study which aims to reduce fetal exposure to alcohol, marijuana, and tobacco during early pregnancy.

Justin Slavis

Hey my name is Justin Slavis, I am a junior here and I am a psychology major with a minor in HDFS. I love doing photography so being historian officer is a perfect fit! I am a pretty chill guy with big dreams ahead of me, if you see me around lets chat for a bit!

Emily Watlington

Hi, my name is Emily and I’ll be your academic affairs officer this semester! I am currently a senior majoring in Psychology with minors in Quantitative Social Science and Anthropology. Currently, I’m a Research Assistant in the Self, Motivation, and Relationship Theories (SMaRT) Lab under Dr. Knee. After graduating, I hope to pursue a PhD in Social Psychology. I am excited to serve as your academic affairs officer this semester and get to know each and every one of you!



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