Meet the Team
Our team of researchers and clinicians is passionate about improving our understanding of personality and mental health using AI and advanced statistics with a focus on equity.
Josh Oltmanns, Ph.D.
Josh Oltmanns is the Director of the Personality, Mental Health, and AI Laboratory.
Jocelyn Brickman, B.S.
Graduate Student and Project Coordinator
Jocelyn is a second-year doctoral student in clinical psychology at Xavier University. Jocelyn received her B.S. from the University of Michigan in 2019 where she studied Cognitive Science and Computer Science. Prior to coming to Xavier, Jocelyn worked as a clinical research coordinator at Indiana University. Jocelyn’s research interests include utilizing technology to improve psychological assessment and treatment methods. Clinically, Jocelyn is interested in working with children, adolescents, and families.
Anton Mays, M.A.
Anton Mays joined Xavier University's Clinical Psychology Psy.D program in Fall 2021. Anton received his B.S. degree in Psychology from Xavier University in 2021. His research interests include personality, assessment, and treatment outcomes. Anton hopes to continue gaining exposure to various areas of clinical psychology.
Cameron Mills, M.A.
Cameron is a third-year doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology program at Xavier University. Cameron received his M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Xavier University in 2022. Additionally, Cameron is a recipient of the Health Professional Scholarship through the United States Army. Cameron's primary interests are post-traumatic stress disorder and the reduction of stigma around mental health in the military community. Currently, Cameron is conducting research to the improvement of PTSD detection through the use of artificial intelligence.
Megan Mathur, M.A.
Megan is a third-year doctoral student in the clinical psychology program at Xavier University. Megan received her B.A. in psychology from Case Western Reserve University in 2017. Prior to coming to Xavier, Megan worked as a high school math teacher in Cleveland, Ohio. Megan's primary research interest is personality assessment. Clinically, she is interested in working with adolescents and young adults.
Pooja Heragu, B.A.
Pooja is a second-year doctoral student in the clinical psychology program at Xavier University. Pooja received her B.A. in psychology from the University of California, Berkeley in 2021. Her research interests include investigating racial disparities in assessment and mental health outcomes. Pooja hopes to work as a clinical health psychologist in the future.
My name is Harrison Grisez and I am a junior at Xavier University. I am majoring in psychology with a minor in philosophy. I hope to become a counseling psychologist in the workplace. I am excited to learn from this research!
Farah Weldon is an undergraduate at Xavier University majoring in Psychology with a minor in Applied Health Sciences. She is expected to graduate in 2025 with the goal of obtaining her doctorate after undergrad. Farah sees herself working as a clinical psychologist with a focus geared towards young children and adolescents. She is currently assisting in the AI Research Lab at Xavier University.
Former Team Members
Former students and team members (and continued collaborators) who have matriculated to advanced graduate programs and careers!
Casey T. Grimes, M.Ed.
Marketing Director and Outreach Coordinator
University of Kentucky
What's good! How you living? I'm Casey T. Grimes and I'm a creative engineer. I've always been an Out The Box thinker and enjoy investing in spaces that enhance the peculiarities. I enjoy risk-taking such as skydiving, hiking, and meeting new people.
Yuanyuan Yang, M.A.
University of Kansas
Yuanyuan is a Ph.D. Psychology student at the University of Kansas. She also earned her B.S. in Psychology and Applied Mathematics and Statistics and M.A. in psychology at Stony Brook University. She is interested in how personality traits on facet-level interact with psychopathological symptoms, such as trauma related symptoms. Beyond that, she also hopes to explore the structure and mechanism of psychopathology with advanced analytic methods (e.g., machine learning, facial recognition, and structural equation modeling). Further, she hopes to utilize the findings to develop clinical decision-making tools to facilitate clinical assessment and personalized treatment plan.
Christopher Khudari, M.A.
Rosalind Franklin University
Christopher graduated in 2021 with his B.A. from the University at Buffalo. He completed his M.A. in Psychology at Stony Brook University in 2022. His research interests involve the relationship between personality and psychopathology. Christopher was a project coordinator for a WTC health study, and is now a Ph.D. student at Rosalind Franklin University.