William J. Chopik, Ph.D.
Bill received his B.S. in psychology and sociology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 2015. Bill is currently an Associate Professor of Psychology in the Social/Personality area at Michigan State University.
Rebekka Weidmann, Ph.D.
Rebekka Weidmann is a postdoctoral fellow funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation. She’s interested in examining the longitudinal interplay between subjective well-being and personality trait development, attachment and health in romantic couples, and family climate and personality development.
Jeewon Oh, M.A.
Jeewon Oh is a fifth-year graduate student in the social/personality program at MSU. She is broadly interested in positivity in relationships and singlehood. Specifically, she seeks out the predictors of relational and individual well-being. At the heart of this interest are questions regarding how members of a relationship are influenced by one another and how positive traits develop over time.
Mariah Purol, M.A.
Mariah is a third-year graduate student in the Social/Personality program at MSU. She is broadly interested in close relationships and well-being. She also has interests in personality and positive psychology, including gratitude, optimism, and humor.
Friends of the Lab
We have a proud legacy of having a lot of undergraduate research assistants, collaborators, and friends that have worked on lab-related projects over the years. Here is just a short list of people that at one point were formally part of the lab!
David Johnson, Ph.D., Former Postdoctoral Fellow
Andrew Defever, Ph.D., Former Graduate Student
Katie Leahy, M.A., Former Graduate Student
Manon van Scheppingen, Ph.D., Former Visiting Scholar
Ji Hyun Lee, Ph.D., Former Graduate Student Affiliate
Joshua Confer, B.S., Former Undergrad Research Assistant
Leo Norling, B.S., Former Undergrad Research Assistant
Ethel Xu, B.S., Former Undergrad Research Assistant
Zach Sundin, B.S., Former Undergrad Research Assistant
Ali Kalam, B.S., Former Undergrad Research Assistant and Fulbright Fellow
Rachel Bach, B.S., Former SROP Student
Nyla Wofford, B.S., Former SROP Student
Jhante’ Rivet, B.S., Former SROP Student