PROFILE: Jacklyn Koyama (PhD 2)

Where are you from and how did you end up in U of T Psychology?
I’m from Toronto, I came to the U of T graduate psychology program via the University of Waterloo’s social psych and environmental studies departments, where I cultivated my interest in exploring environmental issues through psychology.

Whose lab are you in and what are you studying?
I am in Dr. Elizabeth Page-Gould’s Social Psychophysiological Research and Quantitative Methods Laboratory (SPRQL) studying environmental and political attitudes, how and why they change, and related behaviour.

What do you currently want to know more about? Or what is a skill you would like to develop?
I would like to improve my knowledge of different statistical methods and software.

Last non-non-fiction book you read?
Snow Falling on Cedars.

If not this, what would you be doing with your life?
A National Geographic Photographer, traveling the world and writing neat, informative captions under beautiful images.

Advice for potential graduate students?
Never stop learning.

Want to get in touch with Jacklyn? She can be reached at: jacklyn.koyama <at>

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