Meet the Team



Kaitlyn Gallagher


Kaitlyn completed her thesis examining approaches to negotiations, specifically how gender impacts the behavioral decision to negotiate face-to-face or virtually. Her research is guided by the ultimate goal to find a situation which could potentially minimize gender effects in negotiations and accelerate the convergence of the gender pay gap. In her free time, Kate has completed her 300hr yoga teaching certification, can be found actively searching for any excuse to be on a beach, or filling her camera roll with photoshoots of her cat, Callie.



Mounica is a fourth year student. She has three years of consulting experience with public safety firm. Her research interests include team processes, decision-making, and occupational health. In her spare time, Mounica can be found traveling to new cities, avoiding laundry, and probably trying to pet your dog.

Brooke Nyberg

Brooke is a fourth year graduate student. She got her undergraduate degrees in psychology and criminal justice from Northern Arizona University. Her past research at NAU focused on diversity. Currently, her research interests include interpersonal relationships and individual differences within the workplace. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends, cooking new recipes, and finding new coffee places.

Himali Bhandari

Himali is a second year graduate student. She received her Bachelors of Science in Psychology with minors in Leadership of Organizations and Public Relations from Michigan State University. Her research interests are diversity and inclusion, leadership, and stress and health outcomes in the workplace.

Carolyn Pham

Carolyn is a first year graduate student. She received her Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and Art Studio along with a certificate in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the University of Northern Iowa. She spent two years at Ohio University heavily involved in research concerning workplace mistreatment and employee well-being. She has been a trainee funded by the National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health. Her research interests focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion in relation to racial and ethnic minority employee experiences. In her free time, she likes to bother her cat, watch anime, and engage in various crafts and art forms.


Thomas Rice

Thomas is a first year graduate student. He received his Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and Communication from the University of South Florida. His research interests are in virtual workplace teams and humanitarian work psychology. In his free time, he likes to play video games and cook.