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Highlighting Faculty Member Denise Chavira

My research has focused on understanding the causes of child and adolescent anxiety, examining the impact of culture on psychopathology, and developing effective ways to extend psychosocial interventions to underserved groups.

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Faculty News

Robert A. Bjork SEP Honor

Distinguished Professor Robert A. Bjork was awarded the Norman Anderson Lifetime Achievement Award at the 107th meeting of the Society of Experimental Psychologists, an honorary society that was founded by E. B. Titchener in 1904.

Graduate News

Welcome Incoming Class of 2013!

The Psychology Department welcomed 33 incoming graduate students!

Undergrad News

Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference (PURC)

The Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference offers an opportunity for undergraduate research assistants to develop their presentation skills and share their research efforts with their peers and colleagues.

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Animals In Research

This week, the Department of Psychology received a number of post cards, phone calls and emails from individuals opposed to research being conducted by Professor David Jentsch and his students. They expressed their objection to the use of animals in this research, which is on the biological bases of various forms of mental illness. They claim that the work is bad science and does not need to be done on animals. We believe that both assertions are incorrect.


Psychology Diversity Science Initiative Lecture Series

2012-2013 Lecture Dates Scheduled Aversive Racism and Racial Biases Among Healthcare Providers by Dr. Jack F. Dovidio on November 15th

Diversity Science Initiative

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