Dr. Jamie Ostrov is the director of the Social Development Lab at the University at Buffalo. The lab includes a team of professional staff and graduate students who work on both independent and collaborative projects. We also have a group of undergraduate research assistants who assist with data collection and management.

For general questions about working or volunteering in the lab, please email, the FRIENDS project coordinator, Sarah Nowalis (, or graduate student and FRIENDS project director, Kristin Perry (