DUCK Lab Members



Elizabeth A. Enright
Assistant professor of Psychology

Elizabeth Enright is an assistant professor of Psychology at St. Mary's College of Maryland and director of the Developmental Understanding of Cognitive Knowledge (DUCK) lab. She received her bachelor's degree in Psychology and Mathematics from Ripon College in 2014 and her Ph.D. from the University of Washington in 2019. Prior to teaching and researching at St. Mary's College of Maryland, Dr. Enright was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Her work explores questions at the intersection of Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology, and Environmental Epidemiology. In one line of work she is focused on understanding social cognitive biases. In a second line of work she is focused on understanding how environmental factors influence cognitive development. To study these questions, she capitalizes on looking time methods, behavioral methods, and questionnaires. She has also run EEG studies. Dr. Enright is passionate about equity and inclusion, teaching, mentorship, and open science. When she isn't working, she enjoys hiking and cheering on the Green Bay Packers.


Research Assistants

Sarah Moser is a senior psychology major working in the DUCK Lab at SMCM. She is interested in how children develop emotional intelligence and the relationship to their parents. In her free time, she loves to dance ballet and contemporary, and traveling to new places!


Sarah Moser

Claire Ruble

Claire is a senior psychology major working in the DUCK lab at St. Mary's College of Maryland. Claire is interested in social and developmental psychology. She is working on her St. Mary's Project this year which focuses on eating disorder's internalizing and externalizing tendencies and how they are affected by the pandemic. Claire is also interested in the decrease of social networks that can occur with aging. She hopes to study interventions to fight the loss of social networks and increase control in their lives. She plans on going to graduate school when she graduates in the Spring of 2022. Claire enjoys socializing with friends and family, reading, hiking, and traveling in her free time. She has been to eight countries, not including the USA.


Tiernan is a sophomore working in the DUCK lab at St. Mary's College of Maryland. Tiernan is interested in how children perceive the world around them and how their behaviors change with age. In her free time, Tiernan enjoys drinking coffee, listening to music, and spending time with her family.


Tiernan Delmont