AnaCristina Bedoya ’21 is a Neuroscience and Psychology double major at Macaulay Queens. She is currently a mentor supervisor at Queens College’s First Year Experience, a program designed to help freshman and transfer students excel at Queens College through peer-based academic support. The child of Colombian immigrants, AnaCristina studied abroad in Salamanca, Spain during Summer 2019 to closely study her native tongue.
AnaCristina has been involved in developmental neuropsychological research in the Nomura Lab since July 2017. She has contributed to eight posters and two manuscripts. Her research was funded by the Opportunities Fund’s Morin Engineering and STEM Scholarship. This semester, she has been honored with the Dr. Andrea Li Memorial Award for excellence in research. AnaCristina will continue her education at the University of Massachusetts Lowell as a PhD student in Criminology. There, she will be researching the biological correlates of antisocial behavior. AnaCristina hopes to become a professor and conduct research at the intersection of psychopathology and crime.