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Department statement on protests, violence following George Floyd’s death

The death of George Floyd and too many others, coming on the heels of a pandemic that has disproportionately impacted communities of color, have left many of us feeling pain, uncertainty, and vulnerability, especially our students and faculty of color.  Know that we as a Psychology Department stand with you who have suffered, and continue to suffer, from the long history of injustice in our soc

Congratulations Jordan Albright!

Congratulations to Jordan Albright who was honored as a finalist for the 2020 College of Science Roundtable Make a difference Scholarship.  Although she did not receive the full scholarship, she did receive a monetary award as a finalist. Please congratulate Ms. Albright the next time you see her. 

Congratulations to Dr. Breaux!

I am pleased to share the news that Dr. Breaux was accepted as a CHIPS (Child Intervention, Prevention, and Services) fellow!   Each CHIPS fellow participates in a one-week training institute to support the development of a grant proposal followed by a year or more of ongoing supervision by their assigned CHIPS mentor.

Congratulations to Dr. Bell!

Martha Ann Bell was selected to receive the Alumni Award for Research Excellence (AARE) 2020 in the “social sciences, humanities, or arts” category.  This award was given in recognition of her research having indisputable influence in cognitive developmental neuroscience; the complex interplay between biology, emotion, and cognition in