For Students

Graduate Students

To learn more about what to expect as a graduate student in the Fam CAN lab, please read Dr. Wilson’s advising expectations.

Current Graduate Students

Current graduate students interested in becoming involved in research being conducted in the Fam CAN lab should e-mail Dr. Wilson at syliaw@umn.edu.

Prospective Graduate Students

Dr. Wilson is NOT planning to advise new graduate students in 2022. Prospective graduate students who are interested in applying for the PhD in Developmental Psychology (Developmental Science or Developmental Psychopathology and Clinical Science tracks) through the Institute of Child Development at the University of Minnesota and who are interested in potentially working with Dr. Wilson in the Fam CAN lab should e-mail Dr. Wilson at syliaw@umn.edu. Additional information on the ICD PhD program and application process and can be found here.

Postbaccalaureate Students

Postbaccalaureate students interested in becoming involved in research being conducted in the Fam CAN lab should complete the UGRA Application form and send an unofficial transcript and resume by e-mail to Dr. Wilson at syliaw@umn.edu.

Undergraduate Students

The Fam CAN lab is currently full for undergraduate researchers in Fall 2021. Undergraduate students interested in becoming involved in research being conducted in the Fam CAN lab in Spring 2022 and beyond should complete the UGRA Application form and send an unofficial transcript and resume by e-mail to Dr. Wilson at syliaw@umn.edu and Abigayle McClendon at mccle151@umn.edu. Fall UGRAs are selected by mid-April. Spring UGRAs are selected by mid-November. Dr. Wilson is happy to advise undergraduate researchers who are completing Undergraduate Research Opportunity Projects (UROPs), Senior Capstone projects, or Honors theses, but please note that these projects are almost always completed by current Fam CAN lab undergraduate researchers who have been in the lab for at least one term.