Graduate students

Leslie Berntsen

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Biographical Sketch

Leslie is a third-year BCS student in the USC Twin Lab directed by Dr. Laura Baker. Her research interests include early biological/social risk factors for adolescent-onset antisocial behavior and social-cognitive/emotional deficits underlying psychopathy. During the summer, she shares her love for science and social justice with high school students enrolled in her Psychological Science & Society class at USC Summer Programs.


  • B.A. Psychology, New York University, 05/2012



  • Department of Psychology
  • University of Southern California
  • SGM 501
  • 3620 South McClintock Ave.
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-1061
  • Phone: (213) 740 - 2203