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Psychology Department News: People

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Psychology Doctoral Student Earns Second Place Recognition

Anna Mayo, a doctoral student in clinical psychology, was awarded second place for her student project, “Laughing Together: The Individual and Interpersonal Functions of Inside Jokes,” at the 10th annual Women in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Program at IUP on April 6, 2015.

Posted on 4/10/2015 9:57:53 AM

Psychology’s Reitz-Krueger Presents on Teen Dating Violence at International Conference

Cristina Reitz-Krueger of the Department of Psychology copresented “Typologies of Teen Dating Violence” at the the 2015 convention of the Society for Research in Child Development.

Posted on 3/26/2015 7:39:19 AM

Psychology’s Kaniasty and Colleagues Published on Gender Differences in Psychological Distress Following a Disaster

Krys Kaniasty was a member of an international group of disaster researchers that published a paper titled “Gender Differences in Psychological Reactions to Hurricane Sandy among New York Metropolitan Area Residents” in Psychiatric Quarterly.

Posted on 3/23/2015 2:28:29 PM

Psychology Student and Faculty Present Poster at SPSP Annual Meeting

Geneva Yawger, an honors program student in psychology, and Anson Long (psychology faculty) presented their poster, “Social Dominance Orientation and Prejudice: Correlational Research,” at the 2015 meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in Long Beach, Calif.

Posted on 3/4/2015 10:48:31 AM

Psychology’s Kaniasty Co-authors Paper About Attitudes Toward Democracy After Political Transformations in Poland

Ursula Jakubowska (Polish Academy of Sciences) and Krys Kaniasty published “Post-communist transformation in progress: Poles' attitudes toward democracy” in Communist and Post-Communist Studies.

Posted on 3/2/2015 11:31:59 AM

Psychology’s Goodwin Opens African American Cultural Center Series

Beverly Goodwin opened and facilitated the “Let’s Talk” discussion on February 5, 2015 at the African American Cultural Center, which focused on examples of many forms of racism that include systemic oppression and individual expressions.

Posted on 2/12/2015 7:14:38 AM

Psychology’s Kaniasty Publishes on Post-Disaster Trust in Medical Services

Krys Kaniasty was a member of an international group of disaster researchers, led by Prof. Menachem Ben-Ezra (Ariel University, Israel), that recently published a paper entitled “Concomitants of perceived trust in hospital and medical services following Hurricane Sandy” in Psychiatry Research.

Posted on 2/9/2015 11:39:09 AM

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