Miriam Crinion is originally from Brookings, South Dakota but now calls Lincoln, Nebraska home. She graduated from Georgetown University in 2018 with a BA degree in Psychology. Miriam is a third year doctoral student in the school psychology program at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Miriam’s research interests include strengthening family school partnerships, promoting positive school climates, and improving behavioral and academic outcomes for students with autism. In her spare time/quarantine, Miriam enjoys spending time with her parents and three younger sisters, walking the family’s rambunctious golden retriever, and learning new languages on Duolingo.