Administrative Updates & Announcements
Awards & Accomplishments We regret to announce that Robin Peterson, Graduate Student Services Coordinator, has decided to leave the department. Her last day was Monday, August 17, 2015. In order to provide temporary coverage, we have contracted the services of Lindsey Jendraszak to help us during this critical period. Lindsey's most recent employment was with the Indiana University systems where she worked as an Academic Advisor. She also has experience working as a DGS Assistant. Please take the time to stop by and welcome Lindsey to the department!
We are Happy to announce that we have hired Michael Houlahan as Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies. Michael's starting date was Monday, August 10, 2015. Michael comes to us via Illinois where he worked as the Student Support Services TRIO Coordinator at Oakton Community College, Skokie, IL for the last three years, and as and Advisor since 2008. Please stop down in the advising office to welcome Michael to the department!
William Robiner, Ph.D., ABPP of the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics in the Medical School, who is also the Psychology Internship Director at the Medical School, was awarded the Joseph D. Matarazzo Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in Academic Health Centers by the Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers (APAHC) (Division 12, Section VIII).
Congratulations to our Department of Psychology students who graduated this summer!
Advisors: Christopher Federico and Eugene Borgida Thesis: The Separate Spheres Ideology in the Workplace: Implications for Work-Life Conflict and Gendered Disparities Thesis: The Serotonin Transporter Polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) and potential interactions with adverse life events leading to Major Depressive Disorder: An approach addressing inconsistencies in the literature Thesis: Neuroticism and its Associations with Higher Cognitive Functions Thesis: The Royal Road to Semantic Cognition: Untangling Semantic Components in Temporal Lobe Advisors: David Weiss and Aaron Rendahl Thesis: Hypothesis Testing for Adaptive Measurement of Individual Change Advisors: Sheng He and Daniel Kersten Thesis: Spatio-Temporal Integration of Object's Surface Information in Mid-Level Vision: The Role ofAwareness and Time Course Advisors: Bonnie Klimes-Dougan and Monica Luciana Thesis: Fronto-limbic Neural Activity in Response to Basic Emotion Cues in Adults and Adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa: An fMRI Study Advisors: Mark Snyder and Alexander Rothman
Thesis: The Spread of Behavior: When, How, and For Whom Do Proenvironmental Behaviors Spread to Other People and Other Behaviors?