Shaka is a junior at Penn State pursuing a B.S. in Psychology (Neuroscience Option) and minoring in Biology. Her interests include the causes and development of mood and personality disorders, psychotherapy, and ethnic minority issues related to psychological health. After graduating, Shaka plans on attending medical school in order to pursue a career in Adolescent Psychiatry. Outside of the lab, she enjoys creating metal art, reading, and spending time with her friends.