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Nikoo Karbassi

Research Coordinator, WELL Center


Nikoo Karbassi is a research coordinator for Evan Forman, Ph.D., and Adrienne Juarascio, Ph.D., working on projects Activate, COMPASS, and CBT+. In 2022, she graduated with honors from Princeton University, earning a B.A. in Sociology and a certificate in Statistics and Machine Learning. During her time at Princeton, Nikoo completed two year-long independent research projects. For her junior paper, she studied the association between social isolation in early childhood and social media use in adolescence. For her senior thesis, Nikoo examined the structures of emerging, cooperative gig-work platforms. Nikoo worked as a research associate for the American Voices Project at Stanford's Center for Poverty and Inequality and as a research assistant for Princeton's Human-Computer Interaction Lab. She was also a teaching assistant for an introductory data science course. While at the WELL Center, Nikoo is excited to gain more experience in clinical psychology research and practices. Nikoo plans to pursue a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology.