iIMPACT Faculty

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Dr. Paige Pirkey, Post-Doctoral Fellow & Adjunct Professor

226 Building #29 (Park Avenue Campus)
Memphis, TN 38152
Dr. Elena Delavega
Dr. M. Elena Delavega, Professor & MSW Coordinator

209 Browning Hall
Dr. Michelle Brasfield
Dr. Michelle Welch Brasfield, Assistant Professor & Program Coordinator

Counseling, Educational Psychology & Research
Memphis, TN 38152
Dr. Nicole Tuchinda
Dr. Nicole Tuchinda, Assistant Professor

School of Law
Memphis, TN 38152
Jennifer Turchi

Jennifer Turchi, PhD, Assistant Professor

Phone: 901.678.2921
Office: 200 Robison

Youth Advocacy, Social and structural inequality; child development and family outcomes, Community collaboration and outreach

Alexandrea Golden

Alexandrea R. Golden, Assistant Professor (Clinical Psychology)

400 Innovation
Memphis, TN 38152
P: 901.678.5391
Dr. Golden’s research focuses on sociocultural factors that promote positive development and resilience among racially minoritized youth exposed to racism.

Jennifer Renick

Jennifer Renick, Assistant Professor

Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research (CEPR)
Phone: 901.678.284
Ball Hall 302A

Her research interests sits at the intersection of community, developmental, and educational psychology, and centers on adolescent’s educational environments—specifically how these environments meet, or fail to meet, the developmental needs of early adolescents.

Amanda Hasselle

Amanda Hasselle, Assistant Professor Rhodes College Department of Psychology

Department of Psychology
2022-Present Postdoctoral Fellow,  The University of Memphis      

Her research interests center around understanding intrapersonal, interpersonal, and contextual factors that promote or hinder resilient functioning among youth affected by trauma exposure.