Brinkley Sharpe graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2013. She served as an indigent criminal defense investigator in Birmingham, AL until joining the Personality Processes and Outcomes Laboratory in August 2017 as the lab manager. Her primary research interests are antagonistic personality traits and externalizing psychopathology. Recent work has focused on the daily and momentary affective processes underlying impulsive behavior.
Brinkley will be applying to Clinical Psychology PhD programs for Fall 2020.