Anna Alkozei, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Anna is a post-doctoral fellow joining the team from Harvard Medical School where she worked at the Department of Pediatrics and Newborn Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston. Dr. Alkozei received her doctorate in 2013 from the University of Reading, United Kingdom, focusing on the psychophysiology of childhood anxiety disorders. Anna also has clinical experience as an assistant psychologist working with adults with personality disorders and posttraumatic stress disorder at the Charité University Hospital in Berlin, Germany and working with children with anxiety disorders at the Berkshire Child Anxiety Clinic in Reading, United Kingdom. Anna is returning to Tucson after working as a short term research scholar in the Psychophysiology Laboratory with Dr. John J.B. Allen in the Department of Psychology as part of her doctorate.



Smith, R., R. D. Lane, A. Alkozei, J. Bao, C. Smith, A. Sanova, M. Nettles, and W. D. S. Killgore, "Maintaining the feelings of others in working memory is associated with activation of the left anterior insula and left frontal-parietal control network.", Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci, 2017 Feb 01. PMID: 28158779

Alkozei, A., R. Smith, M. D. Kotzin, D. L. Waugaman, and W. D. S. Killgore, "The Association Between Trait Gratitude and Self-Reported Sleep Quality Is Mediated by Depressive Mood State.", Behav Sleep Med, pp. 1-9, 2017 Jan 27. PMID: 28128978


Smith, R., A. Alkozei, R. D. Lane, and W. D. S. Killgore, "Unwanted reminders: The effects of emotional memory suppression on subsequent neuro-cognitive processing.", Conscious Cogn, vol. 44, pp. 103-13, 2016 Aug. PMID: 27474869