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Ashley Leininger

Title of Program: Interspecies Music Therapy

E-mail Address: aleining@vols.utk.edu

Hometown: Hendersonville, TN  

Year: Freshman                        

Anticipated Graduation Date: 2022

Description of Program: I want to combine psychology, animal behavior, and music to learn how to treat both humans AND animals with mental disabilities such as anxiety or depression.

Departmental Emphases: Psychology, Biology, and Music

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Matthew Cooper and Dr. Zenithson Ng

Plans after graduation (career, graduate/professional school, etc.): Masters Program

Research Experiences or Internships: Research assistant for Dr. Ng

Part-time employment; Hobbies; Campus Clubs/Activities: Volunteer Keeper Assistant at Zoo Knoxville, I love working with horses, and I love weightlifting and running.


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