GWISE interviews NSF GRFP winner Tori Peña

GRFP winner Tori Peña
Photo credit: Miriam Sarwana

NAME: Tori Peña
EDUCATION: I earned a B.S. in Biological Anthropology and Psychology from SUNY Binghamton University in 2018.  Currently, I am a third-year Cognitive Science doctoral student at SUNY Stony Brook University under the advisement of Dr. Suparna Rajaram.
RESEARCH: My primary research interest is social memory, specifically how collaborating with others to remember information shapes memory at the individual and collective level.
FUTURE GOALS:  My ultimate goal is to become a professor at an R1 university so I can mentor undergraduate students and conduct research.  Hopefully I can work for a CUNY or SUNY university so I can mentor undergraduate students from a wide range of backgrounds.

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