Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
Molly Erickson’s research focuses on understanding the neural mechanisms associated with perceptual and cognitive impairment in people with schizophrenia using electroencephalography (EEG).
She has authored chapters in Handbook of Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders, and her research has been published in Biological Psychiatry, Brain and Cognition, and Schizophrenia Research: Cognition. She received the 2017 National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression Young Investigator award and the 2015 International Congress on Schizophrenia Research Young Investigator award.
Erickson earned a PhD in clinical science from the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University Bloomington, where she was a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. She completed a clinical internship at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Maryland Health Care System and a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Most recently, she was an assistant professor at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.