Erica Niemiec

Lab Manager

Erica received her BA from the University of Minnesota in 2009, and completed post-baccalaureate studies in Psychology at Columbia University in 2021. Her experience as a teacher and administrator in K-12 schools motivates her interests in emotion regulation, cognitive development, and the influence of social context on affective experiences. As a research assistant with the DAN Lab since 2019, she was involved the PACCT (Parents and Children Coming Together) project and investigated the association of non-parental adult mentors on anxious behavior. She's delighted to continue supporting developmental affective research as a Lab Manager.