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Dr. Meuret selected as Beck Institute Scholar

Dr. Alicia Meuret has been selected as a 2014 Beck Institute Scholar.  The purpose of this program is to offer state-of-the-art training to young scholars who have made significant contributions the field of cognitive therapy, and who are likely to … Continue reading

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Grant awarded to Dr. Baldwin

Social psychologist Dr. Austin Baldwin, together with Dr. Jasmin Anita Tiro at UTSW, received a multi-year grant from the National Cancer Institute to develop a self-persuasion intervention to promote adolescent HPV vaccination.  Nice work!

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Chair receives Outstanding Faculty Partner Award

Dr. Ernest Jouriles received the inaugural SMU Division of Student Affairs’ Outstanding Faculty Partner Award.  Kudos to Ernie.

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Faculty members’ research featured in APA Monitor

The research of Drs. Thomas Ritz and Alicia Meuret is featured in the November 2013 issue of the American Psychological Association’s Monitor: http://www.smu-anxiety.com/uploads/2/1/9/6/21965566/0855_001.pdf

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Two faculty members receive awards

Drs. Mike Chmielewski and Andrea Meltzer each received a Sam Taylor Fellowship award to assist them with their research. Congratulations!

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Dr. Ritz Awarded a Ford Research Fellowship

Dr. Thomas Ritz, a professor in the Psychology Department, received one of SMU’s 2013 Ford Research Fellowships for his outstanding scholarship. Congratulations to Dr. Ritz!

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Psychology Department Partners with a Pakistani Department

In January, the Psychology Department began a three-year partnership with the psychology department at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University in Peshawar, Pakistan. Funded by the U.S. State Department for more than one million dollars, the grant provides funds for activities … Continue reading

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8 Psychology Majors Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

On Sunday, March 3, eight psychology majors were inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. The inductees were: Justin Berman, Andrea Graham, Amanda Hix, Ankita Krishnan, Katie Legland, Andrea Maciejewski, Elizabeth Neil, and Steven Schiele. Congratulations to all eight scholars for this … Continue reading

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Graduate student receives award

Ana Trueba, a graduate student in the psychology department, received the American Psychosomatic Society Scholar Award, enabling her to attend the annual meeting in Miami later this year. Ana is a member of Drs. Ritz & Meuret’s lab.

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Eight Psychology Majors Elected to Phi Beta Kappa

This spring seven seniors and one junior psychology major were elected to Phi Beta Kappa on the basis of their outstanding GPAs. These individuals are: Justin Berman, Andrea Graham, Amanda Hix, Ankita Krishnan, Katie Legband, Andrea Maciejewski, Elizabeth Neil, and … Continue reading

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