Kristen Breit, Ph.D., received her B.A. in psychology at Chapman University. She completed her M.A. in psychology at SDSU under the mentorship of Dr. Jennifer Thomas, researching Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and stress responses. She finished her psychology Ph.D. (Behavioral Neuroscience) at Purdue University, where she studied the relationship between stress and alcoholism, in Dr. Julia Chester’s laboratory. She has since returned to SDSU as a postdoc researching prenatal cannabis exposure with Dr. Thomas in the Center for Behavioral Teratology. She is also a lecturer for the SDSU Psychology department where she teaches courses related to physiological psychology and behavioral neuroscience.