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Research Fellow
University of Mississippi

Emily Gawlik is a member of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College at the University of Mississippi.  She is a senior, majoring in Psychology and minoring in Political Science and Classics. Her research interests include disaster mental health and related concepts of positive psychology like resilience, meaning in life, and post-traumatic growth.  She is also interested in the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based programs and services and the multitude of ways in which technology and social science can interface to improve emergency preparedness through education and broadened awareness.She plans on pursuing a doctoral degree in clinical psychology and hopes to continue her studies in an interdisciplinary context, with continued emphasis on determining how best to cultivate growth and bolster well-being in communities and individuals affected by natural disasters and episodes of mass violence. In her spare time, she enjoys collecting records, playing bar trivia, and following Premier League soccer. 

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