Prospective Students

Application process for undergraduate students and postbacs interested in joining the lab:

We are very excited to hear you are interested in joining ACCTION Lab!

For Fall 2023, our lab meetings are Mondays from 11-1 in Coffey Hall. To be part of this lab, you must be available at this time. RAs in the lab should expect to complete 4-12 hours in the lab each week, some in-person and some on their own time. 

Please email Dr. Z (, Terumi Randle (, Marcus Flax (, Victoria Grant ( your current resume/CV, unofficial transcript, schedule, and answers to the following questions:


Frequently Asked Questions for prospective PhD students interested in joining ACCTION lab:

Are you accepting new graduate students for fall 2024 admission?

What should I do in my application to signal that I want to work with you?

What are you looking for in a graduate student/application?

What are some research areas I will be able to pursue as a PhD student in ACCTION lab?

What does your mentorship look like?

Am I able to receive mentorship and experience in upper-level statistics?

Can I talk to prior students who have worked with you?

Your most recent papers seem to be on spina bifida, is that an area of research you are focused on?

See below for Loyola's page with additional program information for prospective PhD graduate students in clinical psychology.