Cara Palmer

Cara Palmer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Ph.D, Life-Span Developmental Psychology, West Virginia University, 2014

Postdoctoral research fellowship, Clinical Child Psychology, University of Huston

   A.J.M. Johnson Hall #213
   [email protected]
Neha John-Henderson

Neha John-Henderson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

B.A., University of California - Berkeley, Sociology, 2003

Ph.D., University of California - Berkeley, Psychology, 2014

   Traphagen Hall #313
   [email protected]

Anne L. Tikkanen, R.N., RPSGT, RRT

Research Study Coordinator

Registered Nurse, Registered Polysomnographic Technician, Registered Respiratory Therapist

   2327 University Way, Suite #205,
Bozeman, MT 59715
   (406) 994-2292
   [email protected]
Elyse Barkstrom

Elyse K. Barkstrom, B.S.

Research Assistant


B.S., Behavioral Neuroscience, Lehigh University, 2021


Jeremy B

Jeremy A. Bigalke, M.S.

Ph.D. Candidate - Psychological Sciences


B.S., Physiology, Michigan State University, 2017

M.S., Kinesiology, Michigan Technological University, 2019

Research interests:

  • Sleep and autonomic function, with a specific interest in the impact of insomnia on cardiovascular control.
  • Function of the orexin system in the development of hypertension.
  • Intersection between emotional regulation, sleep pathology, and autonomic dysfunction.
Jennifer Nicevski

Jennifer R. Nicevski, B.S.

Master's Student - Human Health and Development


B.S., Kinesiology, Michigan State University, 2019

Research interests:

  • Sleep and physiology
  • Cardiovascular health and wellbeing
  • Sleep and athletic performance