Heather Davis Receives Funding from ISCE

Congratulations to Heather Davis, who received funding from the Institute for Society, Culture and Environment (ISCE) for her proposal for the 2022-2023 Social Sciences PREP Program. Her research proposal examines shame as an underlying mechanism for eating disorders. Heather will also be part of a cohort to receive grant mentoring from the ISCE leadership team.  Way to go, Heather!

Delshad Shroff Receives the Society for Research in Child Development Patrice Engle Dissertation Grant Award

Third-year clinical science graduate student, Delshad Shroff, was selected to receive the Society for Research in Child Development Patrice Engle Dissertation Grant Award, which supports students interested in a career in global early child development who are from or doing research in low- or middle-income countries. Shroff’s work for her dissertation, Examination of Emotion Socialization Practices During Early Childhood

Chair and I/O Faculty Member, Dr. Roseanne Foti, Invited to Speak at the 13th Annual Bass Distinguished Speaker Series

Roseanne Foti was the invited speaker at the 13th annual Bass Distinguished Speaker Series on September 23.  Her address, Implicit Leadership Theories:  Past, Present, and Future concluded a full day event with current Ph.D. students, faculty, and alumni from Binghamton University School of Management.  The annual event is supported by The Bernard M. and Ruth R. Bass Center for Leadership Studies, which has been at the

Working to Normalize DEI in the Workplace

Second-year Industrial/Organizational psychology graduate student Kelsi Cornett is working incredibly hard to help improve how society manages diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts within the workplace. Growing up in a small town in Tennessee, Cornett was exposed to a lot of inequality, prejudices, and a lack of representation and inclusion of diverse groups. Eager for a change, Cornett moved to Chicago to study

Virginia Tech Faculty Receive Funding from NSF for Four-Year Project

Industrial and Systems Engineering faculty member Dr. Nathan Lau (PI), Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty member Dr. Ryan Williams (Co-I), and Psychology chair and faculty member Dr. Roseanne Foti (Co-I) received funding from the National Science Foundation for their proposal, Leadership Emergence for Synchronous Human-Autonomy Teaming.  This four-year project generalizes knowledge from implicit leadership theory

Virginia Tech Faculty Receive Funding from NIH R03

Psychology faculty member Dr. Angela Scarpa (Co-I), along with Industrial and Systems Engineering colleagues Drs. Sun Wook Kim (PI), Myounghoom Jeon (Co-I), and Zhenyu Kong (Co-I), and Human Development and Family Science colleague Dr. Caroline Hornburg (Co-I) received funding from NIH R03, Development of machine learning methods to support collaboration in a neurodiverse team at work. This project, will (1) leverage an

VTCAR Student Award Program Announcement

VTCAR is excited to announce that applications for the VTCAR Student Award Program are now being accepted for the 2022-23 academic year!  The VTCAR Student Award Program is for graduate or undergraduate students working with a VTCAR faculty affiliate. You can also view the announcement at our website: share widely!

The program’s purpose is to provide support up

Dr. Rosanna Breaux Selected for the Jerry L. Hulick Faculty Fellowship for Special Needs, Disabilities, and Inclusion

Clinical Science assistant professor Rosanna Breaux has been selected for the Jerry L. Hulick Faculty Fellowship for Special Needs, Disabilities, and Inclusion. Dr. Breaux, who is the director of both the Child Study Center and CALMER Lab, focuses her research on the social, emotional, and academic functioning of children and adolescents, particularly those with ADHD. She is also interested in understanding the role

Dr. Martha Ann Bell Awarded 4-year U01 Funded by NIH/NIDA

Congratulations to Dr. Martha Ann Bell, who was awarded a 4-year U01 funded by NIH/NIDA.  MPIs with Dr. Bell are Dr. Brittany Howell (FBRI and Human Development) and Dr. Kathy Hosig (Veterinary Medicine, Public Health Extension Specialist).

The project is titled “HEALthy Brain and Child Development (HBCD)” and the Virginia Tech team joins 24 other teams in a national consortium that will follow 7,500 mothers and