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The team at LAB:SYNC is an interdisciplinary cadre of researchers, clinicians, professionals, and students. The team brings interest and expertise, across many disciplines, to the integrative study of dance, health, science, and technology. For announcements of any available opportunities to work, intern, or volunteer at LAB:SYNC, click or scroll down.

 

 

Dr. Aston K. McCullough
Dr. Aston K. McCullough

Aston K. McCullough, PhD, MS, MA (bio)

Assistant Professor of Dance Science, UMass Amherst

Director, Laboratory for the Scientific Study of Dance (LAB:SYNC)

Principal Investigator, NEA Research Lab

 

Bruna Martins-Klein, PhD (bio)

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, UMass Amherst

Co-Investigator, NEA Research Lab

 

Pierre Rouzier, MD (bio)

Director of Athletic Medicine, UMass Amherst

Medical Co-Investigator, NEA Research Lab

 

Ravi Ranjan, PhD (bio)

Director, Genomics Resource Laboratory, UMass Amherst

Co-Investigator, NEA Research Lab

 

Alexandra Ripp, DFA (bio)

Director, Five College Dance, Five Colleges, Inc.

Collaborator, NEA Research Lab

 

Barbie Diewald, MFA (bio)

Assistant Professor of Dance, Mount Holyoke College

Collaborator, NEA Research Lab

 

Chris Aiken, MFA (bio)

Associate Professor of Dance, Smith College

Collaborator, NEA Research Lab

 

Jenna Riegel, MFA (bio)

Assistant Professor of Theatre & Dance, Amherst College

Collaborator, NEA Research Lab

 

Students

 

Marcos Amalbert-Birriel, MS

Kinesiology Doctoral Student, UMass Amherst

Summer Graduate Research Assistant, LAB:SYNC

 

Marrina Jacka

Senior, The Ross School

Summer Research Intern, LAB:SYNC

 

 

Current job openings, research internships, or volunteer opportunities at LAB:SYNC:

 

Project Manager, Dance Movement/Science (Description, pdf)