Jessica Denise Herrera is a senior at California State University, Northridge pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She is currently an undergraduate research assistant in the Neuropsychology Dementia and Multicultural Lab and behavioral interventionist for the Institute of Applied Behavior Analysis.
Upon receiving her Bachelor's degree in Spring 2017, she plans on entering a graduate program in order to obtain her Master's degree in Clinical Psychology. Her research interests include Serious Mental Illness (emphasis on Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder), Psychosocial Rehabilitation, and Childhood Disorders (emphasis on ASD, disruptive behavior disorder, and intellectual disorders). Her long-term career goal is to obtain her PhD in Clinical Psychology in order to become a tenure track psychology professor conducting research at the university she teaches at.