Entry Year

2021

Major Area of Study

Behavioral Medicine

Mentor

Aaron Blashill, PhD

Research Interests

Autumn is interested in sociocultural factors that influence eating pathology and body image disturbance, particularly within LGBTQ+ populations, as well as translating mechanistic research into novel treatments for eating disorders.

Representative Publications
  • Haynos, A. F., Anderson, L. M., Askew, A. J., Craske, M. G., & Peterson, C. B. (2021). Adapting a neuroscience-informed intervention to alter reward mechanisms of anorexia nervosa: a novel direction for future research. Journal of Eating Disorders, 9(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40337-021-00417-5

  • Simone, M., Askew, A., Lust, K., Eisenberg, M. E., & Pisetsky, E. M. (2020). Disparities in self‐reported eating disorders and academic impairment in sexual and gender minority college students relative to their heterosexual and cisgender peers. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 53(4), 513–524. https://doi.org/10.1002/eat.23226

  • Askew, A. J., Peterson, C. B., Crow, S. J., Mitchell, J. E., Halmi, K. A., Agras, W. S., & Haynos, A. F. (2020). Not all body image constructs are created equal: Predicting eating disorder outcomes from preoccupation, dissatisfaction, and overvaluation. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 53(6), 954–963. https://doi.org/10.1002/eat.23277

Grants/Awards
  • Cota-Robles Fellowship (UCSD, 2021-2025)
Lab Website

https://bishlab.sdsu.edu/