Nikki Barczak

Nikki Barczak

PhD student in Human Movement Science



Nikki Barczak graduated from UNC-CH in 2015 with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and Exercise and Sport Science. She completed her Master of Science in the Psychology of Sport in 2016 from the University of Stirling, Scotland. Nikki now work with Dr. Jason Mihalik in the Matthew Gfeller Sport-related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center. Her research interests include the use of positive psychology in sport and the military, biomedical and neuroimaging markers of psychological resilience, cardiovascular reactivity, and mindfulness.