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Diana Alkire, B.A.

Research Assistant

B.A. -- University of Maryland, 2012, Psychology

Diana graduated from the University of Maryland in 2012 with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Philosophy. As an undergraduate, she worked as a research assistant in two psychology research labs, engaging in qualitative research and observational coding. At the Maryland Psychotherapy Clinic and Research Lab, she was part of a consensual qualitative research (CQR) project, which sought to characterize therapist self-disclosure. At the Maryland Child and Family Development Lab, she assisted in developing a coding system for analyzing parents' reactions to their adolescent children's negative emotions. Diana has also tutored children and adults in a range of subjects, most recently in writing at the University of Maryland Writing Center. Since joining the Center for the Study of Learning in 2013, she has attained experience in grant writing, IRB-related procedures, scoring of behavioral assessments, and fMRI data analysis.

Book Chapters:

  • Eden, G.F., Olulade, O.A., Evans, T.M., Krafnick, A.J., Alkire, D.R. (2016). Developmental dyslexia. In G. Hickok and S. Small (Eds.), Neurobiology of Language. Elsevier: Oxford, UK.
  • Eden, G.F., Olulade, O.A., Evans, T.M., Krafnick, A.J., Alkire, D.R. (2015). Imaging studies of reading and reading disability. In A.W. Toga (Ed.), Brain Mapping: An Encyclopedic Reference. Elsevier: Oxford, UK.
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