Alumni

Jacob Benge was the head undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab majoring in Economics and minoring in Spanish. He worked at the lab from 2017-2020. He plans to graduate from UChicago in 2021.

Adam Omary is a Sophomore studying Cognitive Science working in the lab in Spring 2020. He hopes to pursue a research career in Social Psychology.

Alice Rodriguez was an undergraduate research assistant at the lab in 2019-20. She graduated in 2020 with a degree in Psychology.

Jennifer Gonzalez was an undergraduate research assistant in 2019-20. She graduated in 2020 with a degree in Health and Human Sciences.

Jessica Lopez was head undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at USC in 2019-20 and worked in the lab from 2017-20. She received her bachelor's in public policy and Master of Public Administration in 2020. In her spare time, she enjoys to discover new food spots.

Ilan Wolff was an undergraduate research assistant at BEE at the University of Chicago in 2018-20. He graduated in 2020 with a degree in Economics and Philosophy and got a full-time research assistant position at UChicago.

Natalia Ayoub was a research assistant in the lab in 2019. She majored in Business Administration and Cognitive Science with a minor in Social Entrepreneurship. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, yoga, and cooking.

Grecia Guadalupe Morales Vega was an undergraduate research assistant in 2019-20. She graduated in 2020 with a degree in Economics and went on to a position at Ernst and Young.

Ethan Caspi was an undergraduate research assistant in 2019-20. He graduated in 2020 with a degree in Economics and Political Science.

Marcus McClendon was an undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at the University of Chicago studying Economics, Psychology, and Spanish. He plans on graduating in 2021 and pursuing a career in management consulting.

Rinsoluwa Oisaghie was an undergraduate research assistant in 2020. She is currently studying Public Policy and expects to graduate in 2022.

Andrew Yu was an undergraduate research assistant in 2018-20. He graduated in December 2019 and went on to a full time research assistant position at USC.

Vivek Ramakrishnan was an undergraduate research assistant for the CHECC project at the University of Chicago in 2019.

Benjamin Lascano was head undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at USC studying Economics, mathematics and computer programming in 2019-20. He graduated in 2020.

Ekim Luo was an undergraduate research assistant at the BEE Lab from Jan-May 2019. She graduated from USC with a degree in Psychology in 2020 and went on to a PhD program in Psychology at the University of Cambridge. She loves to read Murakami.

Sofia Cortes was an undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at USC from Jan-May 2019, with funding through a SOAR fellowship. She was studying Economics with a minor in Middle East Studies.

Carolina N. Souza was an undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at USC. from Jan-May 2019. Carolina studies Economics, Mathematics, and Business and plans to graduate with a Masters in Finance together with her Bachelor of Science degree in 2021.

Ian Sotomayor is a Junior double majoring in Psychology and Philosophy and is minoring in Religion. He will graduate in 2021. He was on the team from Aug 2017-Dec 2018.

Kimberly Bernal was a graduate research assistant at BEE lab at USC. Kimberly graduated in May 2019 with her Masters of Social Work. She currently works as a Mental Health Clinician.

Manuel Alvarez was an undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at USC from Aug 2017 to May 2019. He graduated in 2019 with a Bachelor's of Economics.

Anna von Griesheim was an undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at USC from Mar 2017 to May 2017. She is currently pursuing her Master of Development Economics and International Development at the London School of Economics.

Tarush Gupta was a Project Assistant at BEE lab at USC. He graduated from USC in 2018. He is pursuing his Master's in Economics at George Washington University.

Kathryn Carroll was a graduate student at BEE Lab at UW-Madison in 2013-15. She is now an Assistant Professor at the University of Central Arkansas.

Christa Gibbs was a graduate student project assistant at BEE lab at UW-Madison in 2013-15. She now works at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Isaac Gilles was an undergraduate research assistant at the BEE Lab. He graduated in 2019 with a Bachlor's in Philosophy, Politics, & Law, with minors in Spanish and Economics.

Charis Li was a graduate student project assistant at BEE lab at UW-Madison in 2013-14. She is now a Ph.D. student at the University of Florida.

Eliot Chang was an undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at USC. He is currently studying Economics, Mathematics and Computer Science.

Kanyuan Kevin Huang was an undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at UW-Madison in 2013-14. He is now a PhD student at UCLA.

Kevin Sokal was an undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at the University of Chicago in 2014-18. Kevin is now at Goldman Sachs.

Daniel Li was an undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at UW-Madison in 2013-14. He went to the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Meije Lynn Lin was an undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at UW-Madison in 2014.

Peitong Jing was an undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at UW-Madison in 2014. She is now a graduate student at the University of Chicago.

Wanqun Zhao was an undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at UW-Madison in 2013-14. She is now a PhD student at UC-San Diego.

Grant Dethlefsen was an undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at USC in 2015-16.

Annelise Ross was an undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at UW-Madison in 2013-14.

Carrie Ip was an undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at UW-Madison in 2013-14.

Camille Choe was an undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at the University of Chicago in 2014-15.

Mina Zhang was an undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at the University of Chicago in 2014-15.

Julie Perng was a graduate student working at BEE lab at UW-Madison in 2013-14. She now works at the World Bank.

Kevin Guo was an undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at the University of Chicago in 2014-15.

Tristan Abbot was an undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at UW-Madison in 2013-14.

Jennie Huang was an undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at the University of Chicago in 2010-12. She is now a PhD student at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dayna Clayton was an undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at USC.

Alexander Ibrahim worked with BEE from Jan 2018 - Apr 2018.

Amanda Chuan was the first undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at the University of Chicago in 2010-12. She was also a project specialist at BEE lab at UW-Madison in 2013-14. She is now an Assistant Professor at Michigan State University.

Dillon Brown worked at BEE during the summer of 2017. He hopes to attend either law school or grad school in education policy.

Dustin Pashouwer was a research assistant at BEE lab at the UW-Madison in 2013-14. He was also a research specialist at BEE lab at the University of Chicago in 2014-15. He is now an Analyst at The New Teacher Project.

Diana Jimenez worked in the USC BEE lab during the Spring of 2017. She graduated with a B.S. in Policy, Planning and Development in 2017 and is currently a Planning Assistant with the Los Angeles Dept. of City Planning.

Rui Chen was a part of BEE from 2014–2017 . Currently she is working at Cornerstone Research.

Harry Kosowsky worked as a research assistant at the BEE Lab during the summer of 2017. He is now a research assistant at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Rui Chen was an undergraduate research assistant at BEE lab at the University of Chicago in 2014-17. She is now at Cornerstone Research.

Claire Ha is a research assistant for BEE lab at USC. She graduated from USC with degrees in economics and cognitive science in 2020, and is now pursuing a J.D. at Emory University’s School of Law.

Morgan Lu was an undergraduate research assistant. He is currently studying Economics and Mathematics, with a minor in Business Finance and expects to graduate in 2022.

Jeannette Magana was a graduate research assistant. She is currently pursuing her Master of Social Work and graduated in May 2020.

Jack Wang was an undergraduate research assistant with a double major in Econ/Math and Business. In his free time, he enjoys playing guitar, listening to rock albums, and fitness. He expects to graduate in 2023.

Matias Pietruszka was an undergraduate research assistant from the University of Chicago class of 2023 majoring in Economics and Statistics. He enjoys playing guitar, exploring new musical genres, and reading.


Shreya Dhar was an undergraduate research assistant at the University of Chicago in 2020. She studies Psychology and Business Economics and plans to graduate in 2023.

Anna Kenig-Ziesler was an undergraduate research assistant at the University of Chicago. She is studying Public Policy and Human Rights and plans to graduate in 2022. She is also a member of the Women's Soccer team.

Jim Royal was an undergraduate research assistant at the University of Chicago. He is currently studying economics and expects to graduate in 2023.

Katelyn James was an undergraduate research assistant at the University of Chicago. She studied public policy and graduated in 2021

Emma Cockerell was an undergraduate research assistant majoring in Econ/Math and minoring in International Relations. She enjoys reading, running, and baking, and expects to graduate in 2022.

Isabel Hanewicz was an undergraduate research assistant studying Economics/Mathematics and Spanish. She graduated in May 2021. In her free time, she enjoys running and listening to political podcasts.


Leslie Mateo was an undergraduate research assistant majoring in Economics and Mathematics with a minor in Business Finance. She graduated in 2021. She enjoys dancing, reading, and listening to music.

Katelyn James was an undergraduate research assistant at the University of Chicago. She studied public policy and graduated in 2021

Andre Gray assists with BEE lab activities on an ad hoc basis. He was the Project Manager and Research Professional for BEE lab at USC in 2017-20. He graduated from USC in Econ/Math in 2017. He is now pursuing a Ph.D. in Economics at UCSD. See his CV here.