Alumni Profile: Alex Shackman ’93, PhD’08

Alumni Profile: Alex Shackman ’93, PhD’08
Degree(s): BA Psychology, UW-Madison; PhD Psychology, UW-Madison
Current Occupation: Associate Professor of Psychology

What are some of the benefits of your psychology degree?
A job!

How did you find your way to your current profession?
A flier posted by Dr. Steve Sutton, a postdoc in the Davidson lab, on a bulletin board near the third floor elevators

What advice would you give to students graduating with a psychology degree?
Think carefully and holistically about the kind of career that makes the most sense for your passions and your life priorities: salary, proximity to parents and extended family, workload, and so on.   

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