Our undergraduate and graduate programs feature students who excel in various ways. Meet some of them!
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.
Erica Schneid, a graduate student in our social psychology program, is our 2014 recipient of the David A. Santogrossi Graduate Instructor Award for her outstanding teaching ability and her exceedingly positive course evaluations.
Sara Branch, a graduate student in our social psychology program, is the 2014 recipient of the College of Health and Human Sciences Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching Award.
Meghan Thornton, a graduate student in our industrial/organizational psychology program, is our 2014 recipient of the C. Eugene Walker Outstanding Graduate Student Award for her paper entitled "Justice Climate's Behavioral Effects: CSR and Moral Identity as Moderators" that she will be presenting at this years SIOP conference.
Amber Jarnecke, a graduate student in our clinical psychology program, is the recipient of our 2014 David A. Santogrossi Graduate Teaching Assistantship Award for her outstanding teaching ability.
Laurel Poston, 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, an undergraduate student in the Research Focused Honors Program, is the winner of two awards in Psychological Sciences: the John M. Hadley Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research and the Outstanding Senior Award in Psychological Sciences.
Janell Blunt, a graduate student in our Cognitive Psychology program, is the recipient of our 2014 Graduate Research Publication Award for her paper "Learning with Retrieval-Based Concept Mapping" that was published in the Journal of Educational Psychology.
Jing Chen, a graduate student in our Cognitive Psychology program,was awarded the Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship for 2014-15 for her research project entitled "Effect of Framing on Decisions: Dissociating Prospect and Fuzzy-Trace Theory Accounts". Jing is also the recipient of our 2014 Graduate Research Publication Award for her paper "Response-Effect Compatibility Defines the Natural Scrolling Direction" that was published in Human Factors.