The Department of Psychology offers BA, Minor, BA/MA, MA, and PhD programs. Courses are offered in clinical, social, personality, development, behavioral neuroscience, and experimental psychology. Students may design programs that approach psychology as a social science, a natural science, or a combination of both.
Carissa Mehos will defend her dissertation on June 1, 2016 from 9:00 am-12:00 pm in Bio-101 Conference Room (Hurst Hall). The title of her dissertation is "The influence of glutamate signaling on neuroprotective glial aromatase and 17β following traumatic brain injury.”
Vikki Connaughton (chair) Colin Saldanha Katie DeCicco-Skinner Terry Davidson
Kelly Macdonald will defend her Master’s Thesis on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 from 10:00am-12 pm. The title of her thesis is: An exploration of protective factors for first generation college students: Grit, growth mindset, cultural congruity, and parental encouragement
Dr. James Gray, Chair Dr. Noemi Enchautegui de Jesus Caroline DeLeon, MA
Christina Thomas will defend her Master’s Thesis on Tuesday, June 14th. 2016 from 9:30-11:30 am. The title of her thesis is "Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) investigation of the role of the cerebellum in motor, language, and social prediction."
The committee members are:
Dr. Catherine Stoodley (chair), Dr. Lauren McGrath, Dr. Arthur Shapiro.
Trinity Howell will defend her Master’s Thesis on Tuesday, June 20th, 2016 from 1-3 pm in Asbury 336. The title of her thesis is: “Therapy-Seeking Attitudes And Racial Preferences For Therapists: Differences Between African Americans and Caucasian Americans.”
Michele Carter, Ph.D.: Chair James Gray, Ph.D. Tracy Sbrocco, Ph.D.