Tia Nicolas

Graduate Assistant

Villanova University

Graduate Student

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Professional Bio

Tia is a second-year graduate student in the Psychological and Brain Sciences Master's program. She is from Beirut, Lebanon. Tia is mainly interested in narrative identity and the impact of life events on identity development and self-concept clarity. Her thesis project examines the relationship between COVID-related stress during adolescence and current self-concept clarity and well-being among college students. Her MS thesis aims to investigate whether growth motives in narratives about COVID lockdown mediate the relationship between previous stress and current self-concept clarity and well-being.


Parent: Villanova University

800 Lancaster Avenue Dept of Psychological and Brain Sciences Villanova, PA 19085 USA


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Interest Group

Collaborative-Therapeutic Assessment, Health Psychology, Psychoanalytic Assessment