Author Archives: Lisa Ruano

SMU Mindfulness Talk – October 20

SMU Film & Media Arts Dept. and the SMU Psychology Clinic invites you to join authors Phakchok Rinpoche and Erric Solomon for a conversation on their upcoming book Radically Happy. Phakchok Rinpoche is a premier example of a new generation … Continue reading

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Congratulations Dr. Holden – 2018 ISPCAN Award Recipient

DISTINGUISHED CAREER AWARD: GEORGE W. HOLDEN  Recognizing an outstanding professional for longstanding dedication, expertise, and contributions to the field of child abuse and neglect, this award was presented to George W. Holden (center) by Councilors Lucia Williams (right) and Sue … Continue reading

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Dr. Holden in American Psychologist

Dr. George Holden’s research article, “The Strength of the Causal Evidence Against Physical  Punishment of Children and Its Implications for Parents, Psychologists, and Policymakers” has been printed in the July- August edition of American Psychologist. Congratulations Dr. Holden!

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Dr. Chrystyna Kouros’ Research Featured in Women’s Health Magazine

Dr. Kouros’ research is featured in the September issue of Women’s Health Magazine. On news stands now! Click here for more information. Fantastic job Dr. Kouros!

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ADAPT Members Present and Win at APA Division 45 Research Conference

Dr. Lui and four members of ADAPT (Shalanda Berkley, Michelle Del Rio, Susie Kim, and Lucia Quezada) presented at the 5th Biennial Research Conference for the Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race. All four presented with … Continue reading

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Family Research Participant Registry Opens

Dr. Chrystyna Kouros will be announcing the creation of a participant registry, open to all.  The official announcement will occur on Fox4WARD, to be aired Sunday June 24 during the 9-10 pm news hour. Click here to learn more about … Continue reading

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Dr. Brown Receives the Distinguished University Citizen Award

Dr. Brown has received the Distinguished University Citizen Award. Dr. Alan Brown has served SMU in many capacities over his long career at SMU. Most prominently, he chaired the Psychology Department (twice) and the Sociology Department (once). In addition, he … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Drs. Chmielewski & Meuret!

Dr. Mike Chmielewski was recently promoted to Associate Professor with tenure and Dr. Alicia Meuret  was promoted to Full Professor. Congratulations to both faculty members on their achievements!

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Chelsey Werchan Receives Dissertation Fellowship

Graduate student, Chelsey Werchan has received a Dissertation Fellowship for 2018-2019 from SMU’s Office of Research and Graduate Studies. Congratulations Chelsey!

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APA Div. 50 Features Dr. Lui

Division 50 of the American Psychological Association, the Society of Addiction Psychology, featured Dr. Priscilla Lui as an Early Career Psychologist in their Spring 2018 newsletter. Click Here to see the spotlight on Dr. Lui.        

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