Kelly Durbin

Adjunct Lecturer


Kelly Durbin is a Ph.D. student in the Clinical Science program and is specializing in neuropsychology and clinical aging. She received a Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Neuroscience from Lehigh University and a Master’s degree in Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University. Prior to joining the doctoral program, she also worked as a research assistant at Yale University. Kelly’s research interests focus on understanding the effects of healthy aging and neurodegeneration on various aspects of cognition (e.g., memory, selective attention) and emotional processing using behavioral, neuropsychological, and neuroimaging techniques.  


  • M.A. , University of Southern California, 8/2016
  • M.A. , Columbia University, 5/2010
  • B.S. , Lehigh University, 5/2008
  • Research Keywords

    memory; aging; cognition; emotion regulation; neurodegeneration; Alzheimer’s disease