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Michael Perino and Daniel Storage receive Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching

Michael Perino and Daniel Storage have both been selected to receive this year's departmental award for outstanding undergraduate teaching by a teaching assistant. Both Daniel and Michael have been outstanding instructors for many semesters. Their nominations will now be sent to LAS to be considered for the college teaching award.


Congratulations Michael and Daniel!

Wed, 03 Jan 2018

Andrew Case Wins 2015 SCRA Emory Cowen Dissertation Award

Andrew is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Duke Global Health Institute at Duke University. His research examines: a) the impact of marginality on the health and life outcomes of ethnic minority populations, and b) the collective processes by which members of these populations are resilient in the face of marginality (e.g., counterspace involvement). In the fall, he will join the faculty of the Department of Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Andrew was mentored by Carla Hunter, and his dissertation title was: "More than Meets the Eye: Exploring a Black Cultural Center as a Counterspace for African American College Students".

Tue, 12 May 2015

Suvarna Menon wins honor

Suvarna Menon, a doctoral student in the Clinical/Community program, has been selected as a 2015 honoree by the Women's Resources Center within the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations on campus in recognition of her invaluable work on behalf of women internationally. Suvarna works with Nicole Allen and is also an Instructor/Project Coordinator for the department's award-winning Community Advocacy Project. Congratulations Suvarna!

Thu, 12 Mar 2015

Hernandez wins Psych Dept Award for Outstanding Teaching by a TA

The recipient of this year's Psychology Department award for "Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student" is Jorge (Ivan) Hernandez. Ivan was selected for the outstanding teaching that he has been doing for many years in PSYC 201. Congratulations Ivan!

Mon, 09 Mar 2015

Andrew Case Wins Vera S Paster Award

Psychology graduate Andrew D. Case has been awarded the Vera S. Paster Award from the American Orthopsychiatric Association. Andrew's adviser was Carla Hunter and Andrew is currently at the Duke Global Health Institute where he is a post doctoral fellow. The Vera S. Paster Award was established in 1989 to honor Ortho's 64th president. It is presented annually to individuals whose work has "significantly contributed to the social, educational, physical and/or psychological well-being of persons of color, thereby promoting their empowerment and ameliorating their disadvantages from oppression and its effects." Congratulations Andrew!

Wed, 28 Jan 2015

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Congratulations to Julianne Griffith! She's been awarded an NSF fellowship for her research she describes below. Julianne is a Graduate Student in the Clinical/Community program area working with Benjamin Hankin. Research Summary: My research is interested in examining the social context of emotional development in adolescence, particularly as it relates to adolescent depression. Specifically, I am interested in exploring the ways in which positive emotions emerge and function in the context of close interpersonal relationships. For my NSF project, I aim to use experience sampling methods (ESM) to examine capitalization processes in parent-adolescent dyads, with the ultimate goal of learning more about how positive emotions are experienced and regulated in adolescents’ daily life.

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