Welcome to the Gillath Lab website

Welcome to our lab page! Please use the links above to find out more about us and what we do, and feel free to contact us any time. If you are interested in working in the lab please email Levi Wakeman (levi.wakes@gmail.com) or see the Opportunities page!

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Recent News

Congratulations to our recent graduates! Many of our lab members are going on to continue their research in the work force and graduate school all over the country and all over the world. Dustin, Maddie, Morgan, Raymond, and Gretchen all graduated with their bachelors this year. For Dustin and Maddie, this is their second bachelor’s degree to add to their list of achievements! Both Maddie and Morgan were accepted into the master’s program in the School of Counseling Psychology at the University of Missouri - Kansas City to specialize in couples/relationship therapy. Dustin has taken up a position as a lead software developer in Chicago, Illinois, Raymond has just received his EMT certification and is studying in preparation for his application to medical school, and Gretchen in continuing to work full time while looking for a position in biological research.

We will also be receiving a (not-so-new) graduate student starting this Fall. Ting Ai, who has already been working with the lab this year, was accepted to come back to KU as an official grad student. We are all excited to see her coming back to continue working on research here at the lab and can’t wait to see what interesting projects she will produce!   


New Book from Dr. Gillath and colleagues!
Gillath, O., Karantzas, G., & Fraley, R. C. (2016). Adult Attachment: A Concise Guide to Theory and Research. New York: Academic Press. (Link)


Preview some of our research below!


Dr. Gillath Giving a TEDxTalk on the Power of (Secure) Love


Short Animation Explaining Relational Disposability





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