Austin Parker, B.A.

Austin Parker graduated Summa Cum Laude from Christopher Newport University in Spring 2023 with her bachelor’s degree, majoring in Psychology and minoring in Leadership Studies. Austin was a member of the Women’s Varsity Soccer team and worked as an undergraduate research associate in Dr. Lindsey Hicks’ SOAR Lab, as well as a Writing Fellow for Dr. Michelle Lange’s Research Methods course. Under the supervision of Dr. Meredith Romito, Austin completed an internship at Family Restoration Services, conducting parental capacity evaluations for the Hampton Department of Social Services. Austin joined the Baylor Behavioral Medicine Laboratory as a research assistant in July of 2023, where she hopes to improve her research competencies before going on to pursue her PhD in Health Psychology. In her free time, Austin enjoys hiking, reading, and listening to music.