Dana is a postdoctoral researcher in the Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC) and the University Center for Teaching and Learning. She earned her PhD in Educational Psychology from Temple University under the supervision of Dr. Jim Byrnes. She received her BA in psychology from City University of New York Lehman College in Bronx, NY. Her research interests broadly examine cognitive and social factors that promote or inhibit performance in math and science. She is interested in both experimental and longitudinal designs to investigate these interests. In her free time you can catch her spoiling her beagle, Brooklyn, traveling, and spending time with her family.