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Join the SPARK Lab

Prospective Graduate Students

If you would like to apply to the Developmental and Psychological Sciences (DAPS) Ph.D. program in the Graduate School of Education, please visit the admissions page.

Dr. Obradović will be accepting new Ph.D. students for the 2022-2023 year.

If you are interested in working in the SPARK lab, please fill out our application:

High School Students - We are not currently accepting applications from high school students.

Stanford Undergraduate Students and other applicants: We are actively seeking research assistants for a study of social-emotional development in San Francisco preschools that will start at the beginning of September. View the job ad and apply!

Participate in a Research Study

If you are interested in participating in future research studies, please call us at (650) 725-4147 or e-mail

Contact Us

Principal Investigator

Dr. Jelena Obradović
Phone: (650) 725-1250
Suite: CERAS, Room 520


Phone: (650) 725-4147
Suite: CERAS, Room 511
Address: 520 Galvez Mall, Stanford, CA 94305