Elizabeth (Betsy) Edershile graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and minors in economics and French. She is a doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology Program at the University of Pittsburgh where she began in the fall of 2016. Betsy is interested in the processes that underlie personality pathology. Currently, her work emphasizes movement away from thinking of constructs, such as narcissism, as static in nature, but rather as composed of more complex processes. Betsy uses ambulatory assessment techniques to study various dynamics of these disorders.
Whitney Ringwald, MSW
PhD Student, Clinical Psychology University of Pittsburgh
Whitney is a graduate student in the clinical psychology program at the University of Pittsburgh. She received a B.A. in psychology from Marylhurst University, and an M.S.W. from the University of Pittsburgh. She is interested in the structure of psychopathology and personality, and their interrelationship.
William C. Woods, M.A., M.S.
PhD Student, Clinical Psychology, University of Pittsburgh
Will is a graduate student in the Clinical Psychology Program at the University of Pittsburgh. He previously received an M.A. in Social Science from the University of Chicago and a B.S. in Psychology and Philosophy from Grand Valley State University. Will is interested in dynamic, idiographic models of psychopathology, particularly as they relate to social influences on the exacerbation and amelioration of mental health symptoms. He is also interested in statistical approaches to idiographic models that allow for the generation of generalizable knowledge about how the social environment impacts psychopathology more generally.