Katie is a clinical psychology doctoral student at Mizzou. She graduated from the University of Central Florida in May of 2021 with a B.S. in Psychology and Minor in Cognitive Sciences. After graduation, she attended Western Kentucky University to pursue a Master of Science in Psychological Sciences and graduated in 2023. Generally, she is interested in understanding how underlying factors such as sleep, craving, emotions, and psychological distress affect substance use in college students and emerging adults. She is also interested in using these factors to tailor interventions to reduce negative consequences of substance use and promote healthy sleep behaviors.