HEAVON ALLEN, MA
Senior Research Program Coordinator
Heavon graduated Summa Cum Laude from Pace University, where she received her Master's degree in Psychology. She is also a proud graduate of Hollins University, where her journey into Psychology began. Heavon has previous research experience in a variety of fields such as cancer research that utilizes rodent models to examine the effect paternal rodent obesity has on offspring, with the Lombardi Cancer Center at Georgetown University. Public compliance during the COVID-19 pandemic while with the Eagleton Institute at Rutgers University, and more recently, a cross-cultural study she designed on Critical Thinking and Creativity at
Pace University. Her research on critical thinking and creativity lead her to co-author a publication and defend her thesis on the topic. Heavon has presented at multiple psychology conferences during her time at Pace University. One of her great accomplishments and favorite presentation experiences is when she was invited to present blended family structures to the Committee on the Family at the United Nations! As you can see, Heavon’s research interests cover a wide range of topics, but her true passions are Neuroaesthetics and TBI. Heavon currently serves as the Research Coordinator of our SKOAP study, where she has been since December 2021.