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Megan Rutten

Postgraduate Associate in the Child Study Center

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Megan Rutten


Megan Rutten (she/her) completed her Bachelor of Science at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in May 2022. She studied Developmental Psychology with minors in Integrative Neuroscience and Family Social Science. She is passionate about early social and brain development and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Specifically, she is interested in sex-differences related to ASD. While attending the University of Minnesota, Megan worked as a research assistant and recruitment coordinator for the Infant Brain Imaging Study (IBIS) in the E-lab with Dr. Jed Elison and Dr. Casey Burrows. In the Sukhodolsky Lab, Megan is coordinating a study evaluating gender differences in adolescents with autism. After her time in the Sukhodolsky lab, Megan hopes to pursue a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology. Outside of the lab, she enjoys cooking, reading, yoga, theater, and dancing.

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  • BS
    University of Minnesota (2022)

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