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A. Esin Asan

A. Esin Asan

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140 Moore Building
Office Phone: (814) 865-9514


  1. Vassar College, BA


Ayse Esin (Essie) Asan received her B.A. in Psychological Science from Vassar College, and worked at McLean Hospital’s Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Program as a full-time Clinical Research Assistant. She joined the Penn State Personality Psychology Laboratory as a graduate student in fall 2019. Her main interests include interpersonal and affective processes in psychopathology, and the different ways dynamic models of interpersonal theory can be used to improve psychotherapy practices. She aims to employ novel quantitative methods to examine interpersonal characteristics of pathological personality traits.

Advisor: Aaron Pincus 

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