Author Archives: Lisa Ruano

Dr. Priscilla Lui wins 2019-2020 Golden Mustang Award

Please join us in congratulating Priscilla for being awarded the 2019-2020 Golden Mustang Award. This award is given to a tenure-track junior faculty member whose teaching is consistently excellent, whose courses reflect thoughtful curricular development, and whose scholarship makes a … Continue reading

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Margaret Sala hired as an Assistant Professor

Margaret Sala has just accepted a position as assistant professor at Yeshiva University in New York City! Congratulations to her – and to her advisor, Austin Baldwin!

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Dr. Morton Ann Gernsbacher – Diverse Brains – October 25

The department will welcome guest, Dr. Morton Ann Gernsbacher, Vilas Professor and Sir Frederic Bartlett Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, on October 25, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the Sartain Room (11th floor, Expressway Tower) to share her research … Continue reading

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Savannah Pham Receives Psi Chi Junior Scientist Fellowship

Graduate student, Savannah Pham has been chosen as a recipient of this year’s Psi Chi Junior Fellowship Award. The selection process for this award is highly competitive and only given to an estimated 9-12 students each year. Savannah has worked … Continue reading

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Project Support Goes International

Project Support is an intervention program for children living in violent families. It was developed by Drs. Renee McDonald and Ernest Jouriles with the support of the National Institute of Mental Health in the U.S. and is now being implemented … Continue reading

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Congratulations Dr. Priscilla Lui!

Dr. Lui has been chosen as the 2019 recipient of the Samuel M. Turner Early Career Award for Distinguished Contributions to Diversity in Clinical Psychology from the APA’s Society of Clinical Psychology. Congratulations to Dr. Lui for being recognized by … Continue reading

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Margaret Sala Featured in Mental Health Headlines

SMU Department of Psychology graduate student and Hogg Foundation Frances Fowler Wallace Dissertation awardee, Margaret Sala has been featured in the Mental Health Headlines weekly digest for her work in researching the role that mindfulness can play in physical health. … Continue reading

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Drs. Meuret & Ritz’s New Depression Intervention Study Featured on Public Radio

 CLICK HERE for the spotlight on Drs. Meuret and Ritz’s new five-year study aimed at developing a more effective treatment for anhedonia.

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Psychology Participates in SMU Research Day

Congratulations to Andres Roque and Divya Kumar for winning the poster competition! A big thanks goes out to all of you for a job well done!

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Recognition for Dr. Jouriles

Dr. Ernie Jouriles recently received two forms of recognition for his work. First, he was named the “2018 Outstanding Editorial Board Member Reviewer” from the Journal of Family Violence.  That makes it three: he had previously won reviewer awards from the Psychology … Continue reading

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