Evan Giangrande

Elis Olsson Memorial Foundation Fellow
Frederick, Maryland
B.A. Georgetown University (2014)
M.A. University of Virginia (2018)
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences


Evan Giangrande is a Ph.D. student in clinical psychology at the University of Virginia. His research focuses on complex interactions of genetic and environmental factors that influence human behavior. He uses longitudinal twin samples to study interaction between socioeconomic status and heritability of cognitive ability across the lifespan. In a second line of research, he collaborates with the Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics at VCU to explore gene-gene (epistatic) interaction in schizophrenia. Evan received a B.A. in psychology and English from Georgetown University and an M.A. in clinical psychology from UVA.

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