Cassandra Watters graduated in December 2020 from the University of Arizona with dual degrees in Psychological Sciences and East Asian Studies. She is a Tucson native, and 4th generation University of Arizona graduate. Cassandra conducted research in the psychology department, both in the Child Cognition Lab with Dr. Rebecca Gomez and the Lab for Social Connectedness and Health with Dr. David Sbarra. Cassandra’s primary research experiences focused on child and adolescent development. She is in the process of applying to PhD programs for Clinical Psychology and wishes to investigate adolescent psychopathology and mental health. Cassandra is also passionate about Japanese language and culture. She conducted a four-month long study abroad during her undergraduate career, and she would like to move to Japan to pursue her graduate studies. In her free time, she plays video games, reads fantasy novels, and makes YouTube videos.