Research assistants are an essential and valued part of Chronos Lab and facilitate many aspects of the research process. Most team members are students in the School of Communication with varied areas of interest in the field of communication and technology. 

If you are interested in applying to be a lab RA, please submit your application here.


Lexi Blouin

Lexi joined the lab in Spring 2019. Lexi is on track to finish her dual degree in Psychology and Human Development and Family Sciences in Spring of 2022. She plans to eventually become a clinical therapist and has a strong interest in many aspects of social science research. In her free time, Lexi likes to play ukulele, do yoga, and drink coffee.

Annie Chu

Annie joined the lab in Spring 2021.

Julie Keppers

Julie joined the lab in Spring 2021.

Alex Ronnebaum

Alex joined the lab in Spring 2021. Alex is a third-year student studying Video Game Design. She enjoys participating in student orgs on campus and coaching a high school FIRST Robotics Competition team in Grandview. She is passionate about exploring the prosocial effects of video games. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, video games, and playing with her dogs.

Hayley Silbert

Hayley joined the lab in Summer 2021.

Sanjana Srinivasan

Sanjana joined the lab in Summer 2021.


Joslyn Branham, class of 2021 (RA Spring 2021 – Autumn 2021)

Anaïs Cabello, class of 2021 (RA Spring 2020 – Spring 2021)

Justin Park, class of 2020 (RA Autumn 2019 – Spring 2021)

Lingxiao (Billy) Wang, class of 2020 (RA Spring 2019 – Spring 2021)

Andrew Traina, class of 2020 (RA Summer 2020 – Spring 2021)

Kunyi (Queenie) Xia, class of 2020 (RA Autumn 2020 – Spring 2021)

Alexis Burgett, class of 2019 (RA Summer 2018 – Autumn 2020)

Victoria Piper, class of 2020 (RA Spring 2019 – Summer 2019)

Suriya Farrow-Harris, class of 2020 (RA Autumn 2019 – Spring 2020)

Shelby Hewitt, class of 2019 (RA Autumn 2019 – Spring 2020)

Lindsey Archipley, class of 2019 (RA Autumn 2018 – Autumn 2019)

ShuXian (Jenny) Mai, class of 2019 (RA Spring 2018 – Summer 2019)

Diego Villares, class of 2019 (RA Summer 2018 – Spring 2019)

Joshua (Josh) Berry, class of 2018 (RA Spring 2018 – Autumn 2018)

Thomas (Thom) Ferguson, class of 2018 (RA Summer 2018 – Autumn 2018)