Department Aides

Spring 2022 Schedules


Lab Aides (located in Mercer 317)


Hi everyone! I’m Nicole Altenberg and I am super excited to be a Lab Aide for the Psychology Department! I am a junior Psychology and Women and Gender Studies major from Mount Laurel, NJ! On-campus, I am also the Vice President of the Performing Arts Company, the Psi Chi Social Media Chair, and a Student Alumni Ambassador. After UMW, I hope to attend graduate school to pursue a degree in clinical psychology and I am super interested in dance therapy!


Hi everyone! My name is Armon Barnes and I am a junior at Mary Wash. I am very excited to be a Lab Aide for the Psychology department! I hope that when I graduate from Mary Wash I will be able to go to graduate school and pursue a masters degree and then a PhD. I really enjoy playing sports on campus like basketball and volleyball, and I am also involved with the James Farmer Multicultural Center as a Diversity Peer Educator and Peer Mentor. I will also be a psych rep this year for the psychology department so if you ever have any questions about the department, feel free to ask me! You can also email me at I wish you all a great and successful year and I hope to meet and get to know some of you as well!


Hello! I’m Morgen and I’m excited to continue my work as a Lab Aide for the Psych Department! I’m a double major in Historic Preservation and Sociology. I absolutely love photography and reading. A couple of my favorite books are The Martian and One of Us Is Lying. In addition, I’m a club officer in both UMW Whovians and Mary Washington Living History.


Hi! My name is Anastasia Zanyuk. I’m majoring in English: creative writing and minoring in mathematics. I enjoy writing, reading, and watching movies. I love heist movies like Now You See Me and Ocean’s 11. I dance in PAC and the K-pop dance club. And I’m also a Digital Knowledge Center consultant and the Aubade Literary Magazine staff member. Feel free to reach out to me at


Clerical Worker/Social Media Aide (located in Mercer 317)


Hey! My name is Annalee Kopp, and I am the Psychology Departments Social Media Aide. I am a senior marketing major and minoring in sports management. I have been born and raised in the Fredericksburg area and have always loved downtown! Choosing UMW was an easy choice since I can easily commute to campus from my house, and they have an amazing College of Business! If you ever have any questions or recommendations on what you want me to post on our social media, please email me at And remember to follow us on social media! Instagram: @psychscience_umw Twitter: @PsychologyUMW Facebook: Psychology Majors (It’s a Facebook group!)