Psychology major, Haley Kleimann, talks about her recent study abroad experience. The accompanying photo shows Haley (middle) at the Cliffs of Moher, Ireland. Haley, what did you do on your study abroad? What country did you go to? I went to Granada, Spain with Sol Education Abroad program. We had multiple cultural activities and excursions […]
The National Institutes of Health awarded a grant to five faculty members to support a project titled, “Brain-Behavior Markers of Negative Affectivity, Comorbidity in Anxiety Disorders”: Annmarie MacNamara, Stephen Maren, and Robert Heffer, Steven M. Wright, associate department head and Royce E. Wisenbaker Professor II in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Dwight Look […]
Former Clinical Graduate Student Class of 2009, Dr. Erlanger Turner, Assistant Professor at the University of Houston Downtown. Has been named Rising Star by the American Psychological Association (APA). He is one of nine early career psychologists whose contributions in their fields are changing the world. Click here to read story in the APA Monitor, […]
Congratulations to Dr. Arnold LeUnes who received an award from the Department of Aging and Disability Services for his work engaging psychology students with community residents with disabilities for the past 42 years. See news story
Dr. Jack Nation (1948-2008) was a significant presence in the Psychology Department for more than 30 years. Trained as an experimental psychologist for his Ph.D. degree at the University of Oklahoma, Jack began his research career in the field of animal learning. But he later reinvented himself in the field of behavioral toxicology. Jack loved research, […]
Dr. Paul Illich, a former graduate student who studied under Professor Jim Grau and graduated in 1993, was recently appointed President of Southeastern Community College in Lincoln, Nebraska. Southeastern enrolls approximately 10,000 students spread over several campuses. Prior to assuming this position at Southeastern Community College, Dr. Illich was the Vice President of Research, Planning, […]
Belem Lopez, who completed her Ph.D. in August 2015 under the supervision of Dr. Jyotsna Vaid, was a 2015 recipient of the Carlos E. Castaneda Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Mexican-American Studies at the University of Texas, Austin. She has since joined the Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies at UT Austin as a tenure track […]
Congratulations to Dr. Justin Moscarello who has recently joined the Psychology Department and has received a NARSAD Young Investigator Award. This award provides funding support for promising scientists conducting neurobiological research that is relevant to serious brain and behavior disorders.
Dr. Mindy Bergman, Professor of Industrial/Organizational Psychology was a guest speaker on KPCC/NPR today in Los Angeles. Topic of discussion-Diversity in the workplace. Click here to read full story entitled ” Workplace Exclusion in 21st Century not just boys club anymore” and listen to on-air discussion.
Congratulations to Katie Garrison, Social Psychology Graduate Student and Dr. Brandon Schmeichel whose blog post that was written about a paper they published in Social Psychological and Personality Science was recently published on the Character and Context blog, affiliated with the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Read More