Fran grew up in Seattle, WA and graduated from Pomona College in May of 2018 with a BA in Psychology. At Pomona, Fran worked as a research assistant in the CARE (Childhood Attachment, Relationships, and Emotions) lab and as a volunteer mental health counselor at a local high school. In the SNAP lab, Fran is the project coordinator for the BABIES project, and also works on the March of Dimes and Early Life Stress projects. Fran is interested in how childhood adversity and the early environment affect development, mental health, and resilience. In the future, Fran hopes to pursue a Ph.D. program in developmental clinical psychology. Outside of work in the lab, Fran enjoys running, hiking, cooking, and spending time with family/friends.