2024 Speaker

Carillon Skrzynski is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Colorado Boulder in the psychology and neuroscience department. Her research focuses on health psychology, specifically in the realm of substance use, but includes elements that are cognitive, social, biological and clinical in nature. As such, she takes a diverse perspective when studying substance use and has been involved in a wide variety of projects investigating several substances, including alcohol, tobacco, cocaine, cannabis and psilocybin, using multiple methodologies (e.g., observational, experimental), samples (e.g., underage drinkers, older adults), timeframes (e.g., cross-sectional, longitudinal) and statistical analyses (e.g., hierarchical linear modeling, multinomial logistic regression). Her research has been published in a journals including Clinical Psychological Science, Addiction, Psychological

Medicine, and Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. She received her BA in psychology and English from the University of Michigan, and her MS and PhD in psychology from Carnegie Mellon University.