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Emily M. May

Emily M. May

Graduate Research Assistant, Child Study Center

247A Moore Building
University Park , PA 16802
Office Phone: (814) 867-3240


Emily May is a doctoral student in clinical psychology under the mentorship of Dr. Dawn Witherspoon. She received her B.S. from Marquette University with a major in Psychology and her M.S. in Clinical Child Psychology from Penn State. Her research interests focus on the roles of cultural, contextual, and individual factors in adolescent substance use and educational outcomes. As the CSC Graduate Research Assistant, Emily prepares for and takes notes during CSC faculty meetings, assists with the Speaker Series, maintains CSC-related databases, and writes articles for the CSC website.