Katie Spencer

Katie Spencer

Research Assistant II

(831) 440-2190


Katie graduated with a Psychology degree in 2016 from Macalester College in St. Paul, MN and worked in St. Paul as a high school Life Skills Instructor before moving to warmer weather in California. She also worked as a research assistant in Dr. Steve Guglielmo’s Social Cognition and Morality Laboratory at Macalester College and Dr. June Gruber’s Positive Emotion and Psychopathology laboratory at the University of Colorado-Boulder. Katie is passionate about social psychology, data visualization, and applied research.

In her free time, Katie loves to hike, mountain bike, rock climb, and ski.

Current Projects

  • About Us: A Healthy Relationships Program for Vulnerable Youth
  • Career Technical Education: Community College Information Technology Study