She majored in both Anthropology and Human Biology Major, as well as minors in History Minor. Being a part of a large family and having four siblings, including a set of fraternal twins, Clare intrigued the by the fact that siblings, who share genes and environment, can grow up to lead to different lives. She joined the lab specifically to examine how genetic and environmental factors influence the development of mental health issues, including substance abuse problems. Furthermore, she was interested in different environments and how socioeconomic status can influence these outcomes. After graduating from Emory, she became a Economic Development and Social Impact Associate at Shipt.