Andy Luttrell, Ph.D.


Lab Director

Dr. Luttrell is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Ball State University. He completed his undergraduate degree in 2010 at Eastern Illinois University and completed his doctoral studies in 2016 at Ohio State University. He primarily studies when and why people's attitudes change and the qualities of particularly durable attitudes such as certainty and moralization. These interests include extensions of attitudes research to other areas such as neuroscience, culture, and intergroup relations. (For more, see the research page.)

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Rose Skelly

Graduate Student

Rose is a graduate student in the clinical psychology MA program. She graduated in 2018 from Ball State University after majoring in psychological science and news journalism. Rose is interested in studying health psychology and its intersection with clinical psychology, and plans to continue her education in a doctoral program after graduation. She’s worked in journalism since 2017, currently as a freelance reporter for a newspaper in Jay County, Indiana.

Jas Humble


Graduate Student

Jas is a second-year graduate student in the Clinical Psychology Master’s program at Ball State University. Jas’ general research interests include the intersection between traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as it relates to memory deficits in a veteran population. In her spare time, she enjoys watching scary movies, caring for her many house plants, eating delicious foods, and playing board games with friends.

Rylan Deer

Graduate Student

Liza Cohen

Graduate Student

Lab Alumni

Graduate Students

Rose Skelly (2019-2021)

Kaitlyn Dunn (2020-2021)

Keith Richards (2018-2019), Currently a behavioral scientist for the U.S. Air Force

Amr Elshazly (2018-2019)

Tollie Schultz (2017-2019), Currently a consumer insights strategist at Finch Brands

JJ Togans (2017-2018), Currently a Social Psychology PhD student at Miami University

Alexcia Kilgore (2018), Currently a Counseling Psychology PhD student at Howard University

Undergraduate Students

Paulie Robinson-Stevens (2018-2021), Currently an MA student at Grand Valley State University

Bobbie Burton (2019-2021), Currently an MA student at IUPUI

Hannele Burch (2020-2021)

Olivia Snyder (2017)