Coleman Yorke

Position: MSc Student


Project(s): COVID-19 Peer Support Project

Coleman is a graduate student working on the COVID-19 Peer Support Project, examining adolescent response to peer supported intervention during isolation.

Coleman is a recent graduate of Columbia University where he earned a BA in English Literature and Psychology. He is currently reading for an MSc in Clinical and Therapeutic Neuroscience at the University of Oxford.

Coleman’s research interests focus on adolescent mental health, specifically depression and anxiety, and the effects of community engagement and early adverse life experiences on these disorders. He is also excited about developing accessible mental health education programming in underserved areas as well as reducing general stigma on the subject.