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Peer Advising

PsychConnect is a student peer-advising group in the Department of Psychology. PsychConnect advisors represent the Department to the undergraduate student population as well as prospective students and parents. The staff is responsible for coordinating the outreach program to Psychology majors and potential Psychology majors, including but not limited to advising students on selecting courses and choosing an advisor. 

The PsychConnect Peer Advising Program is made possible by a grant from the VPUE.

Spring Advising

Please email our peer advisors any questions that you have or set up a zoom appointment!

Molly: mollyki@stanford.edu

Edwin: ecarlos@stanford.edu

PsychConnect Peer Advisors

Edwin Carlos

Edwin is a senior majoring in Psychology and minoring in Education. His research interests revolve around improving educational outcomes among low-income, marginalized communities. He has worked in the Dweck-Walton lab, the Graduate School of Business Behavioral Lab, and is currently working on projects regarding gender diversity in STEM situations. Outside of Psychology, Edwin works as a co-chair for the Kababayan committee of the Pilipino-American Student Union and is an active member of the Asian-American community. After Stanford, Edwin aims to attend graduate school to study psychology and education as they relate to ethnicity. He aspires to answer questions regarding the benefits of a culturally relevant education and wants to address the opportunity gap in today's education system. Edwin is also applying to grad school and would be happy to chat about that process with anyone who has questions. He looks forward to answering any and all of your questions.

Molly Kennedy Irvin

Molly is a senior majoring in Psychology with a specialization in Health and Development and minoring in English. Her research interests include child development, praise, parenting, mental health development, and Community Based Research. She has worked in Michael Frank’s Language and Cognition Lab since freshman year, and she is now conducting an honors thesis in Hyowon Gweon’s Social Learning Lab. Outside of psychology, Molly is the director of the Mental Health & Wellness Coalition, a Bridge Peer Counselor, and a Sexual Health Peer Resource Center (SHPRC) Counselor. She also loves reading nineteenth century British literature, doing puzzles, watching Marvel movies, and eating soft serve ice cream with rainbow sprinkles. She would love to answer any questions you have about the psychology major, mental health resources on campus, or anything at all!

Natalie Hampton

Natalie is a sophomore majoring in Psychology with a specialization in Health and Development and minoring in Education. Her research interests include the different ways in which children learn, and how adversity and bullying affect their ability to learn. She has worked in the Social Learning Lab under professor Hyowon Gweon since freshman year and hopes to complete an honors thesis continuing this work! Outside of psychology, Natalie is the Founder and Director of the Stanford Inclusion Initiative and March For Our Lives Stanford, and runs her own anti-bullying non-profit/mobile app called Sit With Us. She also loves dogs, memes, Korean food, and anything Harry Potter. She is so excited to meet you all and would love to answer any questions you have!