Psychology and Child Development

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For more information about the Psychology & Child Development Department's Student Advisory Committee, please email the department or call 805-756-2033.

Student Advisory Committee 2022-23

The PSY/CD Student Advisory Committee provides consultation to the faculty on relevant undergraduate and graduate student issues. They are ready to bring your comments and concerns to the department so stop them in the halls or email any member directly. 

PSY/CD 2022-23 Student Advisory Committee Members


Emilia Datuin, Child Development Major


Pronouns: she/her/hers

From: Santa Maria, CA

Currently located: Santa Maria, CA 

Program/Academic Status: Transfer Student, 4th year Child Development Major

Cal Poly Connections: 2022 BEACoN Research Scholar, PULSE Peer Health Educator

Career Interest: Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Favorite Activities: Learning new recipes and creating arts & crafts!




Emily Schwartz, Child development mAJOR


Pronouns: she/her/hers

From: Los Angeles, CA

Currently located: Cal Poly SLO!

Program/Academic Status: 1st year Child Development Major

Career Interest: I currently work at Little Wings, a preschool in Atascadero for children with special needs. I plan to go into social work or become a child therapist. 




Payton Foxworthy, psychology major


Pronouns: she/her/hers

From: Martinez, CA

Currently located: SLO

Academic Status/Background: 3rd Year Psychology major

Career Interest: Gaining a LMFT and being involved in research on sexual abuse and the mental disturbances that follow 

Favorite Activity: Yoga and fashion/shopping




Maike BoEhm, psychology MAJOR


Pronouns: she/her/hers

From: San Jose, CA

Currently located: SLO

Program/Academic status: 4th year Psychology major, Child Development Minor 

Cal Poly Connections:Psychology Club Event Coordinator, Camp PolyHacks Event Experience Coordinator, CLA Student Advisory Council Member

Career InterestWorking with kids in the field of mental health

Favorite ActivityCamping, thrifting, or cooking!




AAron Selcov, psychology Major


Pronouns: he/him/his

From: Los Angeles, CA

Currently located: SLO

Academic Status: 4th year psychology student minoring in Media Arts, Science, and Technology (MAST),

Cal Poly Connections: Research Track with Dr. Cacciamani conducting brain stimulation research

Career Interest: User Experience research, marketing, overall helping others




Giovanna MAdonna, psychology Major



Pronouns: she/her/hers

From: San Luis Obispo, CA

Academic Status: 3rd Year Psychology major

Career Interest: LMFT, Cognitive Science Researcher

Favorite Activites: baking, playing tennis, doing makeup, sewing, reading, and taking classes at the Cal Poly Arts and Crafts center! 









Lexy nevis, psychology Major

Pronouns: she/her/hers

From: Danville, CA

Program/Academic Status: 3rd year Psychology Major

Career Interest: Industrial-Organizational Psychology 

Favorite Activity: Going to the beach with friends and cooking



Claudia Kraake, psy Grad Student


Academic History: Child Development graduate from Cal Poly in 2022

Academic Program: MS in Psychology

Career Interest: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist











Yih-an Andrew Yen 閻以安, psychology Graduate student


Pronouns: he/him

From: Taipei, Taiwan

Program/Academic Background: Master's Program IN Psychology, BA in Rhetoric from UC Berkeley

Cal Poly Connections: Men and Masculinities Center (Student Diversity and Belonging)

Career Interest:  Individual or family therapy for Asian American populations

Favorite Activities: Cooking, watching movies, and working out



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