The Bardone-Cone Lab


Recent News:

  • Dr. Bardone-Cone is co-chairing with Dr. Eva Telzer the Climate and Inclusion subcommittee of the Diversity and Equity Leadership Core for the department.
  • Dr. Bardone-Cone received the Rosa Swanson Award for Outstanding Citizenship, reflecting a person in the clinical psychology program who has “helped to foster a warm, supportive, nurturing, and enjoyable professional environment;” selected by graduate student vote.
  • Members of the lab presented posters at the 2019 Eating Disorders Research Society meeting in Chicago, IL, titled Disordered eating attitudes and behaviors among female undergraduates who are varsity athletes, intramural athletes, or not involved in organized sports (primary investigator Dr. Bardone-Cone), Types of social comparison and male body attitudes among men with and without a history of an eating disorder (primary investigator Katie Thompson), and Perceived social support in stages of eating disorder recovery (primary investigator Emily Walsh).
  • Last fall, Dr. Bardone-Cone taught a new class on Gender as a Triple I class co-taught with Dr. Cary Levine from the UNC Art History department and Dr. Maxine Eichner from the UNC School of Law. In this course, each professor addressed how their discipline studies and thinks about gender.
  • Ale defended her Master’s thesis, A Comparison of the Fat Talk Experience in Young and Middle-Aged Women.
  • Katie proposed her dissertation, Social Comparison, Disordered Eating, and Body Dissatisfaction among Postpartum Women. 
  • Katie’s dissertation was selected for the Earl and Barbara Baughman Dissertation Research Award and the John Frederick Dashiell Dissertation Startup Award.
  • The Bardone-Cone lab’s first publication coming out of the RRED study, exploring males and eating disorder recovery, was published in a special issue on eating disorders and related symptomatology in male populations for the International Journal of Eating Disorders. 

Our lab is strongly committed to promoting diversity and considers an ideal scientific community to be one that includes a diverse representation of individuals at all academic levels. We are committed to training students and scientists of diverse backgrounds and conducting research that addresses topics related to diversity. We encourage students from backgrounds historically underrepresented to apply to our lab, including but not limited to BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and first-generation college students.