Graduate Students

Lab Group


Hannah Chapman, M.A.

Hannah Chapman is a first-year clinical psychology student in Dr. Copeland’s lab. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and her Master of Arts degree in Psychology from American University. Hannah is interested in researching how body acceptance and self-compassion may impact negative body image and disordered eating, most specifically Orthorexia Nervosa. She is also interested in assessing the relationship between social media and body image.

Shelby Stewart

Shelby Stewart, M.A.

Shelby Stewart is a fourth-year clinical psychology student in Dr. Copeland's lab. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology as well as her Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology from Louisiana State University. Shelby is interested in research regarding the Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students Program (BASICS) as well as exploring the underlying mechanisms of drinking motivations in relation to sleep quality.

Melanie Roys

Melanie Roys, M.S.

Melanie is in her sixth-year of the clinical program. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Wofford College, her Master of Science degree from University of South Carolina Aiken in Applied Clinical Psychology, and her Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study from Suffolk University in Mental Health Counseling. Before coming to LSU Melanie was employed as an Outpatient Clinician at South Shore Mental Health's Community Outpatient Services program in Quincy, MA. Her focus was on clients with severe and persistent mental illness and comorbid substance use disorders. Melanie's broad research interests include the effect of affective and behavioral variables on the etiology, maintenance, and cessation of smoking and other drug use.