Dr. Rosenfield’s Twice-Earned Tenure Story Featured in The Chronicle

Dr. Rosenfield unique history of twice earning tenure in the SMU Psychology Department is featured in a story published by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

See the article at: http://chronicle.com/article/Professor-Climbs-Tenure-Ladder/233397/?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

 

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Two Faculty Members Receive a NIH Grant!

Drs. Alicia Meuret and Thomas Ritz were recently notified that their NIH grant proposal with collaborators at the University of Maryland would be funded!  They will be developing and testing a device to detect biological and atmospheric asthma triggers in pediatric asthma patients. Congratulations!

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Psi Chi Meeting

Psi Chi Meeting
Wednesday, September 23rd
5:00-6:00 p.m.
Hyer Hall 204

“Everything You Need to Know about applying to Graduate School”
Dr. Buck Hampson, Director of Graduate Studies

All students are welcome!

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New Hamilton Scholars for Undergraduate Research

Congratulations to Madeleine Boudreaux, Rosa Castillo, Raymond Cline, Wilson Gomez, and Lauren Pinzas who are each recipients of Hamilton Undergraduate Research Award for this academic year.  They will be working with Drs. Rowe (Castillo & Boudreaux), Kouros (Cline), and Brown (Gomez & Pinzas).

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Clinical Graduate Program Gets Re-Accredited by APA

SMU’s Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology was just notified of its re-accreditation by the American Psychological Association. Congratulations go especially to Drs. Buck Hampson and Lorelei Simpson Rowe, who served as the program co-directors for the past year.

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Change in Department Administration in August

On August 1st, the Psychology Department will have a new administration. After 12 years of outstanding leadership, Dr. Ernie Jouriles will be stepping down as Chair. Dr. George Holden will become the new Chair.

Other changes include Dr. Lorelei Simpson Rowe will become Director of Graduate Studies and Dr. Alan Brown will be the new Director of Undergraduate Studies.

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Article by 3 Psychology faculty is one of the most talked about

A recent article by Drs. Simpson Rowe, Jouriles, and McDonald is one of the most talked about articles in clinical psychology in the past six months (as determined by news reports, Twitter activity, etc), according to the publishing house Elsevier.

The article is: Simpson Rowe, L., Jouriles, E. N., & McDonald, R. (2015). Reducing sexual victimization among adolescent girls: A randomized control pilot trial of My Voice, My Choice. Behavior Therapy, 46, 315-327.

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Psychology Faculty on the TV News

Drs. Lorelei Rowe, Ernest Jouriles, and Renee McDonald’s recent study using virtual reality to prevent sexual victimization in teenagers was featured on CBS-11 news in Dallas on Feb. 20.

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Undergraduate students present their research

Four undergraduates were first authors on posters about their research in various psychology labs.

They were Katie Bridges (Rowe lab), Courtney Cox (Kouros lab), Denise Crawford (Meuret lab), and Jiani Zhu (Chmielewski lab).

Congratulations on this accomplishment to all four!

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Congratulations to Two Graduate Students

Grace Boyers (Meuret lab), and Nicole Vu (Jouriles lab) and  were the winners of Dean’s Awards for their poster presentations at Research Day on Feb. 25. Good work!

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