Jessica Contreras

Jessica is currently a Master's student working on her thesis at Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute for the Deaf in Experimental Psychology. She has worked with Dr. Peter Hauser at the Deaf Studies Laboratory for over 4 years and is a current Rochester Bridges to the Doctorate Scholar. She is a native Deaf signer and her current research interests pertain to exploring the impact of sign language acquisition on cognitive development. Her goal is to obtain her Ph.D. and continue her career as a research scientist.