Cynthia Stanley: Honors Student in the Spotlight


Cynthia Stanley


Major: Psychology

From: Huntsville, AL


Our current Honors student in the spotlight is Cynthia Stanley.  Cynthia is a junior who is currently working as a Student Assistant in the Honors College Office.


Where are you from and what high school did you attend?    

I am from Huntsville, Alabama.  I attended Grissom High School my freshman year, then I graduated from Yukon Koyukuk School District in Fairbanks, Alaska.


 What is your major and class here at UAH?    

I am a Junior here at UAH, majoring in Psychology.

 What are your plans after graduation?    

After graduating from UAH, I plan to pursue a PhD in Clinical Psychology, specializing in Behavioral Neuroscience.  Once I obtain my PhD, I plan to write Biological Psychology textbooks, teach college psychology courses, conduct research in my field, and have my own Clinical Psychology practice.

What else are you involved in on campus?

As a Sophomore here at UAH, I attended SEPA (Regional Psychological Conference) and presented a poster on my original research which I conducted under the advisement of Dr. Eric Seemann, PhD (UAH) at his private pain clinic here in Huntsville, AL.  

I am currently the President of the National Psychology Honors Society, Psi Chi.  I am also a PASS leader for Psychology, and work as student assistance in the Honors College.

 What are your thoughts on the Honors College?  How has it impacted your time at UAHuntsville?     

The Honors College has enriched my experience here at UAH since my first day on campus.  I love the small class size, which allows for one-on-one interaction between the student and professor.  It also allows for in-depth discussion that can involve everyone in the class.