Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Overview

Rachel Gunn is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology (2017) from Indiana University-Bloomington where she studied the role of impulsive personality and executive functioning  in the etiology of young adult drinking. She completed her clinical internship at the Alpert Medical School at Brown University, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies (CAAS) in the School of Public Health. During this fellowship, she studied the etiology and behavioral pharmacology of cannabis use and gained experience with laboratory alcohol and cannabis administration methods. Dr. Gunn was recently awarded a K08 career development award from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism to examine the impact of simultaneous alcohol and cannabis use on alcohol consumption and consequences in the natural environment using ambulatory assessment and alcohol biosensors.

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