Kristina Marisa Volgenau

Kristina Marisa Volgenau

Kristina Marisa Volgenau

Graduate Research Assistant

Clinical Psychology: Well-being and associated biological, psychological and personality factors; time dynamics; idiographic data

Krisina is a first year, Clinical Psychology, doctoral student working with Dr. Todd Kashdan. She received her B.A., at the University of South Florida, in Psychology with a minor in Spanish Culture and Language. She spent her Post-Bacc years running a NIDA funded clinical trial targeting Distress Intolerance as an underlying mechanism Substance Use Disorders. Her current research focuses on the intra-individual fluctuations in Well-Being over time and how this relates to personality constructs (e.g. resiliency, distress tolerance) and underlying biological mechanisms (e.g. Circadian Rhythm). In her free time she enjoys hiking, yoga and photography.