Rachel Dooley (she/her) graduated in 2023 with her masters degree from the Eliot Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development. She previously graduated from Stonehill College with her Bachelor’s degree where she double majored in Psychology and Studio Arts. Since her time at Stonehill, she has helped work on research projects and done applied work in partial hospitalization programs and group homes for youth in and around the Providence and Boston areas. Her research interests include childhood trauma and the child welfare system. In her free time she likes to garden, try new places to eat, refurbish old furniture, and hang out with her cat and dog (Birch and Buttercup).