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Distinguished Students

Our undergraduate and graduate programs feature students who excel in various ways.  Meet some of them!

Elias TheodosisElias Theodosis

Elias Theodosis, an undergraduate student in the Research Focused Honors Program in Psychological Sciences, was featured as one of the "5 Students Who are Opportunity Makers". Elias is the first person in his immediate family to graduate from college, and he's now headed to Northwestern for his Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology.

 

 

 

Megan McCartyMegan McCarty

Megan McCarty, a graduate student in our social psychology program, received the 2015 Health and Human Sciences Outstanding Doctoral Student Award. She is also our 2015 recipient of the David A. Santogrossi Graduate Instructor Award for her outstanding teaching ability and her exceedingly positive course evaluations and our 2015 Graduate Reasearch Publication Award for her paper " Communally constrained decisions in workplace contexts" published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

 

 

Drew Mallory

Drew Mallory

Drew Mallory, a graduate student in our industrial/organizational psychology program, received the 2015 Health and Human Sciences Outstanding Master's Student Award.

 

 

 

 

 

Sara Branch

Amber Jarnecke

Amber Jarnecke, a graduate student in our Clinical psychology program, is our 2015 recipient of the C. Eugene Walker Outstanding Graduate Student award for her paper entitled “Personality on Relationship Outcomes in Newlywed Couples: A Longitudinal Exploration” that she will be presenting at the Association for Research in Personality conference this year.

 

 

 

DvirMaayan Dvir

Maayan Dvir, a graduate student in our social psychology program, is the 2016 recipient of the David A. Santogrossi Teaching Assistantship Award for her outstanding teaching ability..

 

 

 

 

 

Novak

Keisha Novak

Keisha Novak, a graduate student in our Clinical Psychology program, is the recipient of our 2016 Graduate Research Publication Award for her paper "Teasing apart the anticipatory and consummatory processing of monetary incentives: An event-related potential study of reward dynamics” clearly fits the bill" that was published in Psychophysiology.

 

 

 

 

 

 

HaiderFizza Haider

Fizza Haider, a senior in Psychological Sciences, is our December 2015 recipient of the John M. Hadley Outstanding Senior Award in Psychological Sciences.

 

 

 

 

Tess SmithTess Smith

Tess Smith, a junior in Psychological Sciences, is the recipient of the Donald R. Ottinger Award for Undergraduate Research. This award is given annually to a junior Psychology major who has demonstrated excellence in research activities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Afrida Rahman

Melissa Devoust

Melissa Davoust, a senior in Psychological Sciences, is the recipient of the John M. Hadley Outstanding Senior Award in Psychological Sciences and took second place for Outstanding Undergraduate Research.

 

 

 

 

 

Afrida Rahman

Brittany Mihalec-Adkins

Brittany Mihalec-Adkins, a senior in Psychological Sciences, is our first-place recipient of the John M. Hadley Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award.

 

 

 

 

 

TakaTakakuni Suzuki

Takakuni Suzuki, a graduate student in our Clinical Psychology program, is the recipient of our 2016 Graduate Research Publication Award for his paper "DSM-5 Alternative Personality Disorder Model Traits as Maladaptive Extreme Variants of the Five- Factor Model: An Item-Response Theory Analysis” clearly fits the bill" that was published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology.

 

 

 

ChenJoshua Vanarsdall

Joshua Vanarsdall, a graduate student in our Cognitive Psychology program, received the 2016 Health and Human Sciences Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award for his excellence in teaching. He is also a 2016 recipient of our David A. Santogrossi Graduate Instructor Award.