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Andy Luttrell, Ph.D.

Lab Director

Andy 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.

Nathan Houle

Graduate Student

Nathan is a graduate student in the Clinical Psychology MA program. He received his BS in Psychology from Central Michigan University. Nathan is interested in research pertaining to personality, decision-making, performance, and cognitive-perceptual applications. Nathan is currently involved in research pertaining to charity decision-making and the effects of meditation on performance. In his spare time, Nathan enjoys playing guitar, producing music, and reading.

Bobbie Burton

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Bobbie is a third-year undergraduate student who will graduate with a B.A. in Psychological Science and a minor in Marketing. She is interested in the field of I/O Psychology and the various topics that could be associated with that field, including attitudes, motivation, and persuasion. She is on the Executive Boards of Student Honors Council and Jump Rope Club at Ball State, and she is an Honors Undergraduate Research Fellow. In her free time, Bobbie enjoys watching Netflix, hanging out with friends, and listening to her favorite bands.

Lab Alumni

Graduate Students

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

Tollie Schultz (2017-2019), Currently a data analyst at The Connell Group

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

Alexcia Kilgore (2018)

Undergraduate Students

Paulie Robinson-Stevens (2018-2019)

Olivia Snyder (2017)