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Phobia and Disgust

Psychology master’s student Alanna Covington explores connection between disgust and blood, injection and injury phobia.

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Upcoming Theses & Dissertation Defenses

Alana Perez will defend her Master’s thesis on Friday, April 1st, 2016 from 3pm to 5pm. in Asbury 336.The title of her thesis is: Prejudice in a sample of DC-based University International Students: Examining the role of Acculturative Stress and Perceived Discrimination.

The Committee Members Are:

Dr. Noemi Enchautegui-de-Jesus, Chair
Dr. Anthony Ahrens
Dr. Laura Duval

Emma C. Woodward will defend her Master’s Thesis on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 from 1-3 pm in BLIB-B60. The title of her thesis is: "Intergenerational Emotion Dysregulation: Older Adolescent Negative Perception as a Moderator."

Committee:

Nathaniel Herr, Ph.D. (Chair)
Kathleen Gunthert, Ph.D.
Lauren McGrath, Ph.D.

Oliver Flynn will defend his dissertation on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 from 2-5 pm in Asbury 336. The title of his dissertation is: Differentiation of Motion Mechanisms with Perpetual Motion Illusions.  

Committee:
Arthur Shapiro, Ph.D.(chair)
Catherine Stoodley, Ph.D.
Victoria Connaughton, Ph.D.
Bei Xiao, Ph.D.
Brett Jeffrey, Ph.D. (external reader)

Dana Chirumbole will defend her Master's Thesis on April 18, 2016 from 8:50-10:50 am in Ward 301. The title of her thesis is: "Romantic relationship involvement and psychological well-being among urban African-American adolescents.  

Committee:

Michele Carter, Ph.D., Chair
GiShawn Mance, Ph.D., Howard University
Noemi Enchautegui-de-Jesus, Ph.D.

Mathew Stewart will defend his Master’s Thesis on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 from 10 am to 12 noon in Asbury 336. The title of his thesis is "Mindfulness as a Moderator of the Relationship Between Connectedness to Nature and Well-being."

The committee members are:

Chair:
Dr. David A.F. Haaga

Members:
Dr. Anthony Ahrens
Dr. Nathaniel R. Herr