News & Events Blog

Russ House accepted into PhD program

Congratulations to Russell House (BS Psych 2006; MS Counseling Psych 2012) for being accepted into the Human Factors and Applied Cognition PhD program at North Carolina State University!

Drs. Lammers & Gillaspy publish article in Teaching of Psychology

Congrats to Dr. Bill Lammers, Dr. Art Gillaspy, and former undergraduate student Felicia Hancock for publishing an article in the journal Teaching of Psychology.

Lammers, W. J., Gillaspy Jr., J. A., & Hancock, F. (2017). Predicting academic success with early, middle, and late semester assessment of student-instructor rapport. Teaching of Psychology, 44, 145-149.


Jon Nolan, Sarah Lindeman, and Dr. Alex Maragakis to publish article

Counseling Psychology doctoral students, Jon Nolan and Sarah Lindeman, along with Dr. Alex Maragakis (now at Eastern Michigan University) had a manuscript accepted for publication in the Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science. Citation below.
Congrats to all!
Maragakis, A., Nolan, J., & Lindeman, S. (in press) Adding a functional utility score to the evaluation of behavioral health screens in integrated care settings: What’s all the FUS about?. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science

Faculty and graduate student publish bullying article

Congratulations to Drs. Simon, Nail, and Bihm and Keyoor Joshi (School Psychology Doctoral Student) on their recent publication!

Simon, J. B., Nail, P. R., Swindle, T., Bihm E. M. & Joshi, K. (2017). Defensive egotism and self-esteem: A cross-cultural examination of the dynamics of bullying in middle school. Self and Identity, 16, 270-297.

Finalists for Outstanding Psychology Student Award

Three of our senior psychology majors are finalists for the Richard A. Scott Outstanding Student Award for 2017:
Kirsten Young
Rachel Mayo
Savannah Cavender
The winner and runners-up will be announced at our Awards and Recognition Banquet on April 25. Each of them will receive a cash award.

Dr. Lora Adair to join department as Assistant Professor

We are excited that Dr. Lora Adair has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Psychology in our department. Dr. Adair will begin this Fall semester.

Abigail Strickland is College of Health and Behavioral Sciences Outstanding Student for 2017

Congratulations to Abigail Strickland!

Abigail is a senior psychology major and selected as the most outstanding student in the College of Health & Behavioral Sciences for 2017.

Dr. John Murphy presents workshop in San Antonio

On February 23, 2017, Dr. John Murphy, Professor of Psychology & Counseling, presented two invited workshops on Solution-Focused Counseling in Schools at the annual conference of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) in San Antonio, Texas.

Dr. Mara Wood (School Psyc PhD 2015) publishes book

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:

Dr. Charlton and 2 students publish article on getting into graduate school

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.

.Conquering Graduate Application Dread: Advice From Graduate Faculty

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