Mikaela Kinnear, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Research Interests: Social Cognition & Behavior in ASD
Mikaela received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from University of Colorado, Boulder where her dissertation focused on understanding social functioning in adolescents and young adults with ADHD and continued her research as a postdoctoral fellow at Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego, working on studies examining novel assessment and intervention techniques for children and adults with ASD. Mikaela joined BDIL in January 2016 to further explore her research interests in understanding the mechanisms underlying social communication challenges across the lifespan in individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders.