Congratulations to Dr. Mara Wood (School Psychology PhD 2015) for the publication of her book on the psychology of Wonder Woman! Nice work following your passion! Link to book below:
Informative and timely article by Dr. Shawn Charlton and Psychology students Christina Ozanich and Nikki Phillips about applying for graduate school. Link to article below.
by Shawn R. Charlton, PhD, Christina Ozanich, and Nikki Phillips
Congratulations to Dr. Darshon Anderson for being selected a professional representative for Southwestern Psychological Association.
Congratulations to Kelli Wierzbicki for being selected the graduate student representative for SWPA.
Anderson, D. L., Martens, H. C. (Mar. 2017). Using Interdepartmental Partnerships to create Systems-Change in Developmental Education. Symposium presented at National Association of Developmental Education Conference, National Association of Developmental Education, Oklahoma City, Ok.
John Murphy, Professor of Psychology and Counseling, recently conducted two days of training on solution – focused therapy for mental health therapists and counselors in Laurens County School District 56 in Clinton, South Carolina. Dr. Murphy is a nationally recognized expert on solution-focused therapy for school-age children.
Dr. Paul Nail will present on his theory and research on social influence at a conference titled “Science Meets Social Science” in Wroclaw, Poland, in March 2017. Dr. Nail’s model of ways people respond when pressured to conform to a group was picked up by a group of professors from Wroclaw, Poland, who work in an emerging area of physics known as socio-physical modeling. During his trip to Poland, Dr. Nail will be a visiting professor at the Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Science and Technology in Poland.
Congratulations Dr. Nail on this accomplishment!
Dr. Kevin Rowell, Ms. Shannon Riedmueller, and Dr. Art Gillaspy spoke to ~400 students yesterday at Conway High School as part of Mental Health Awareness Week. They presented on careers in mental health, education necessary to work in mental health settings, and programs at UCA related to mental and behavioral health.
Savannah Cavender, Senior Psychology major, and Dr. Shawn Charlton published an article, Virtual Events: Networking without Traveling, in the Winter 2017 edition of Eye on Psi Chi, the newsletter of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology.
Their article describes how UCA’s Psi Chi chapter is using video conferencing to host events and presentations for UCA students by experts from all across the country.