Meet Our Advisors


Jaxenne Daniels
Jaxenne received her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh. She currently a fourth year PhD student in the developmental area here at the University of Florida. Her research interests include theory of mind, humor and cognition, and mother-child reminiscing. Jaxenne enjoys cooking, baking, and reading interesting wikipedia page
Kissel Goldman
Kissel is a fifth-year Ph.D. student in the Behavior Analysis area. He received both his B.S. and M.S. in psychology at the University of Florida. His clinical and research interests include assessment and treatment of movement disorders and aberrant behavior and increasing physical activity among individuals with developmental disabilities. Kissel enjoys spending his time playing instruments and watching/playing soccer.
Shubam Sharma

Shubam was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia and is currently a doctoral candidate in Developmental Psychology. She received her Bachelor’s degree in psychology and minors in statistics and human development and family science from the University of Georgia. She received her master’s degree from the University of Florida. Shubam’s research investigates the impact of adversity on developmental outcomes in different life phases. Specifically, her research¬†examines individuals’ internal and external resources that can be used for resilience, in order to¬†promote positive outcomes despite stressful life events. In her spare time, Shubam enjoys reading, exploring new coffee shops, and spending time with her family and friends.


Jeff Farrar

Dr. Farrar is the undergraduate coordinator of the Department of Psychology and is a professor in the Developmental area. His research examines the relation of language and cognition in children and adults. Of current interest is the role of language in theory of mind development. He enjoys all sports (well, most sports), fast cars, and politics and philosophy.