Iriane Narcisse, B.A.
IDEAS Center Program Coordinator, NYU Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Iriane Narcisse graduated from Princeton University in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, and a minor in Portuguese language. Her research interests while at Princeton included exploring perceptions of stress and mental health in binge drinking behavior in college students. While pursuing these interests, she was an anxiety and mood disorders lab intern working closely with the stress and resiliency team at the Child Mind Institute where she was able to look at evidence-based trauma treatments in schools, summer camps and homeless shelters for children with selective mutism, learning disorders, phobias, and/or anxiety and mood disorders. After graduation, she worked part-time as a Field Recruiter for Hunter College's Center for HIV Educational Studies and Training finding participants for a variety of studies aimed at preventing the spread of HIV and improving the lives of people living with HIV in the LGBTQ community. Iriane started as Research Program Coordinator in August of 2015 and has been working in various roles with IDEAS since. She is currently completing a post baccalaureate certificate in pre-health sciences at Hunter College, and is planning to apply to medical schools.