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!
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!
Dr. Thomas Ritz received a research grant from the Dedman College Dean’s Research Council for his work with Chemistry faculty member Alex Lippert utilizing smartphones to monitor airway inflammation in individuals with asthma. Congratulations!
A study by three Psychology faculty members, using virtual reality to train women in a sexual assault prevention program (My voice, my choice), was described in the Feb. 2 edition of Newsweek magazine. The study, by Drs. Lorelei Rowe, Ernest Jouriles, and Renee McDonald, appeared in Behavior Therapy.
Dr. Alicia Meuret was recently elected president of the International Society of Respiratory Psychophysiology (ISARP)! She is the fifth woman to be the president, out of 20 presidents. Congratulations!
The 85th anniversary of the founding of the department’s Psi Chi chapter (the psychology undergraduate honors society) occurred on Dec. 29th.
Unfortunately, no one was on campus to celebrate the date, so the occasion will be remembered later in the spring!
Dr. Baldwin has been appointed Associate Editor of the Journal of Behavioral Medicine. This interdisciplinary journal is devoted to furthering understanding of physical health and illness through the knowledge and techniques of behavioral sciences.
Three faculty members from the Department of Psychology completed the Dallas Marathon on December 14th, 2014: Dr. Hornstein, Dr. Jouriles, and Dr. Kouros. Congratulations to our faculty marathoners!
The Department of Psychology congratulates 3 of its undergraduate majors for being chosen for membership in Phi Beta Kappa. The students are Emaan Rangoonwala, Ashley Schneider, and Jiani Zhu. This is an outstanding achievement and the highest academic honor one can receive as an undergraduate.
Dr. Ernest Jouriles received the Consulting Editor of the Year Award (2014) from the journal Psychology of Violence, which is published by the American Psychological Association. This award is given for outstanding contributions to the journal, both as an author and as a reviewer.