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  • December 2016

    Administrative Updates & Announcements

    We are pleased to welcome a new staff member to our Central Office – Siobhan Swiderski. Siobhan is replacing Marina McCuskey, who is now working with the Chair’s Office. Stop by when you can, and help us welcome Siobhan to the Department!

    Awards & Accomplishments

    As part of the "Give to the Max 2016" campaign, Professor Mark Snyder, McKnight Presidential Chair in Psychology, was interviewed for Access Minnesota (a program aired on radio stations across the state) on the psychology of giving and volunteering. Here’s a link to the interview.

    Professor Bob Krueger was named a Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher, 2016, in the field of Psychiatry/Psychology.

    "A Guide to Data Analysis in R Commander", by Viann Nguyen-Feng and Mark A. Stellmack is available for free at R Commander is a point-and-click interface to the R programming language that is comparable in functionality to SPSS. This guide provides instructions for downloading and installing R Commander and for performing basic statistical analyses. It is aimed at those who have completed an introductory statistics course, but it is intended to serve as a general-purpose reference for those looking to quickly navigate the quirks of R Commander.


    Congratulations to our recent Department of Psychology Ph. D graduate!

    Joseph Vitriol 
    Area: Social
    Advisors: Mark Snyder and Eugene Borgida
    Dissertation: The (In)egalitarian Self: On the Motivated Rejection of Implicit Racial Bias
    December 2nd, 2016

Chair's Office

Monica Luciana
N210 EltH - 625-7873

Moin Syed
Interim Associate Chair
N567 EltH - 625-9501

Jonathan Gewirtz
Associate Chair
S245 EltH - 625-6653

Guillermo De Paz
N210 EltH - 625-7852

Missy Jones
Principal Office & Administrative Specialist
S248 EltH - 626-3171

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