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Eliza Van Wye

Portrait of Eliza Van Wye

Eliza Van Wye

Associate Professor
Honor's Thesis student

Eliza, ’20, is a psychology major from the beautiful mountains of North Carolina. She is currently working on an Honors thesis in which she is testing how children reason about non-conformity under varying situational pressures. Eliza is interested in pursuing a degree in child and adolescent clinical psychology, and hopes to work in the foster care system someday. Her research interests include developmental psychology and social psychology, and the intersection of these fields. In her free time, she especially enjoys running, creative writing, and spending time with friends and family. As a kid, Eliza wanted to be a veterinarian and a writer when she grew up. Her favorite movie is My Big Fat Greek Wedding.