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Amy Gunty

Major: Psychology with a minor in Math
Topic: Family dynamics in early childhood and their effect on one's view of the world later in life
Faculty Mentor:

Dr. John R. Buri

  • Fell in love with all things Italian during her J-Term abroad in Italy sophomore year
  • Accidentally decided on her major after a chance meeting in which Dr. John Buri, a St. Thomas psychology professor, sparked her interest in the field
  • Doesn't miss an episode of Grey's Anatomy
  • Researched family dynamics in early childhood and their effect on one's view of the world later in life with a Bush Foundation Grant

What's next for Amy?

Present research at a regional conference. Present research at a national conference. Get published. Attend graduate school.