Mackenzie Zisser

Mackenzie Zisser

Doctoral Student in Clinical Psychology

University of Texas at Austin

Mackenzie R. Zisser is a graduate student in the Mood Disorders Laboratory in the Institute of Mental Health Research at UT Austin. Her research interests include treatment development for depression, mobile sensing, and emotion dynamics. She studies how novel technologies can be harnessed to understand mechanisms, detect risk, and understand contextualized emotional experiences in depression. She is also interested in leveraging technology to develop mobile interventions for those experiencing depression.

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  • Risk and maintenance factors in depression
  • Mobile sensing
  • Emotion dynamics
  • Internet-based intervention


  • PhD in Clinical Psychology, 2025

    The University of Texas at Austin

  • BA in Psychology, 2017

    University of California - Berkeley