For Prospective Lab Members

Graduate Students

If you are interested in graduate study, please contact Dr. Patterson via email at cjp at virginia dot edu.

Distinguished Majors Students

If you are an undergraduate student at UVA who is interested in conducting a Distinguished Majors Project with Dr. Patterson, please contact her at cjp at virginia dot edu.

Undergraduate Research Assistants

If you are interested in the possibility of working as a research assistant in our lab, please submit this brief application.

Our lab includes UVA undergraduates who are interested in getting involved with research on the psychology of sexual orientation. This is a wonderful way to learn firsthand about research processes and earn valuable experience before applying to graduate school.