Undergraduate Lab Associate

Desmond Hayspell is a student at Southside Virginia Community College, where he will soon complete his Associate's degree in Criminal Justice. He is currently participating in the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates internship on Understanding and Preventing Societal Violence by researching "reinforcing anti-violence attitudes" at the Virginia Tech Gaming and Media Effects Research Lab. He became interested in media research through his extensive experience in gaming. Desmond's interest in studying violence contributes to his plans to continue his education in Criminal Justice and to pursue a career with the FBI.