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Spring 2023 Undergraduate Research Assistants


Research in the EMMA Lab gets done thanks to the excellence and dedication of our undergraduate research assistants. Many of our former students go on to exciting careers in industry or grad school, and we are thrilled to have been a part of their educational background. Our current research assistants are featured below.

Charlotte Martin


I am from Aztec, NM. I am majoring in Psychology and plan to work as a Registered Behavioral Technician after graduation.

NOTE: Charlotte recently published her Discovery Scholars Program project that she did with Megan in The Agora!

Emaili Munoz


I am from Anthony, NM, not too far out from Las Cruces. I am majoring in Psychology in hopes of one day becoming a clinical psychologist

Niels Dickson

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I am a Psychology major with French and Math minors. I started working in the EMMA lab last semester and have enjoyed being a part of motivated research groups interested in memory and attention. I am hoping to attend graduate school after graduating and continue psychology research at a university.

Julia Gonzalez


My name is Julia Gonzalez and I am from Sunland Park, NM (here is a pic of my mini Aussie, Bleu, and I). I am majoring in psychology, in hopes of eventually becoming a neuropsychologist. After finishing school, I do not have a particular occupational plan, however; I do know that I want to study the human brain!

Matias Rougier


I am an Argentinian and Italian undergraduate student at NMSU. I am majoring in psychology, and I am interested in neuroscience. I plan to study, research, and teach neuroscience or neurobiology in the future.

Katie Lucero

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My name is Katherine Lucero and I am a native of El Paso, Texas. I am currently majoring in Criminal Justice and Psychology with a minor in Forensic Science. My professional goal after graduation is to become a Forensic Psychologist with the FBI.

Estefani Soto


I'm from El Paso, Tx and currently majoring in psychology. After graduation I hope to be a counselor. 

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