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Faculty who have recently been appointed Associate Editors

Two faculty members have become associate editors of psychology journals in recent months: Chrystyna Kouros for Journal of Child and Family Studies and Mike Chmielewski for Assessment. They join other faculty members who are current or former associate editors, including … Continue reading

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Juliet Kroll Receives a Research Award!

Juliet Kroll, a graduate student in Dr. Thomas Ritz’s lab, received the prestigious Paul D. MacLean Award for Outstanding Contributions to Neuroscience in Psychosomatic Medicine from the American Psychosomatic Society. Congratulations, Juliet!

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Helicopter Parenting: Advice from Dr. Kouros

Dr. Chrystyna Kouros recently published a research article on helicopter parenting. In a guest blog for Next Avenue, she summarizes some of her findings and provides advice. See  http://www.nextavenue.org/parenting-college-students/

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High-risk drinking talk by Dr. Zamboanga on 9/21

Dr. Byron Zamboanga (Smith College), will give a talk entitled Why do Young People Drink, Play Drinking Games, and Pregame? The talk will be on Thursday, Sept. 21 from 4-5 pm in Dedman Life Sciences, room 131. All are welcome … Continue reading

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Photos from the April Psychology Alumni Reunion

Photos from the Psychology Alumni Reunion held in April are available at: https://flic.kr/s/aHsm16QoDh

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Reggie Dupard Receives the Exemplary Alumni Award

Reggie Dupard, who received his BA from the Psychology Department in 1999, was awarded the Exemplary Alumni Award at the 2017 Psychology Graduation Ceremony. Reggie is currently the College Career Coordinator for Texans Can Academies. He has worked extensively with … Continue reading

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Dr. Kouros quoted in the news

Dr. Chrystyna Kouros provided some expert commentary on this recent newspaper article about some of the negative effects of the fear tha tis being experienced in the Hispanic community.  See: https://www.dallasnews.com/news/dallas/2017/05/24/dallas-hispanic-communities-fear-seeps-everyday-routines

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Congratulations to Dr. Chrystyna Kouros!

The SMU Board of Trustees voted to promote Chrystyna Kouros to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure! Hurray for Chrystyna and the Psychology Department!

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Two Graduate Students Accepted to APA’s Advanced Training Institute this Summer

Congratulations to Grace Boyers and Michael Ovalle who were accepted to APA’s competitive Advanced Training Institute on Structural Equation Modeling in Longitudinal Research. Grace and Michael were two of 35 participants selected nationally to attend. SMU will be well represented! … Continue reading

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Dr. Baldwin is Interviewed about his HPV Research

Dr. Austin Baldwin was interviewed by KERA about his research study concerning HPV vaccinations for teens and income disparity. To hear the interview go to:  http://keranews.org/post/teens-low-income-families-get-hpv-vaccine-if-parents-persuade-themselves-benefits   

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