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Psychology Department News

Our department has many active students, faculty, and alumni. This area will be updated often, so check us out for “news you can use” and other fun stuff!

Psychology Colloquium to Address Legal Decision-Making and Evidence-Based Practices with Youth

Amy Wevodau, postdoctoral resident in Forensic Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, will present “The Fairly Odd Couple: Bringing Psychology and Lady Justice Together” on Monday, February 2.

Posted on 1/29/2015 3:52:49 PM

Psychology Department Colloquium Addresses Family Lives of International Students from Multicultural Perspective

Mengchun Chiang, postdoctoral clinical fellow in psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, will present “Sojourning in the Margin: Living as Wives of International Students” on Friday, January 30.

Posted on 1/27/2015 11:30:08 AM

Psychology Colloquium Describes Exposure Therapy as Pain Treatment

Zina Trost, clinical health psychologist and assistant professor at the University of North Texas, will present “Beyond Distraction: Exploring Virtual Reality Graded Exposure Therapy as Treatment for Pain-Related Fear and Disability in Chronic Pain” on Tuesday, January 27.

Posted on 1/23/2015 12:14:13 PM

Krys Kaniasty Publishes on the Influence of Political Stressors and Psychological Well-being

Krys Kaniasty, Department of Psychology, and Urszula Jakubowska, Polish Academy of Sciences, published a paper titled “Can appraisals of common political life events impact subjective well-being?” in Journal of Applied Social Psychology.

Posted on 12/9/2014 8:11:30 AM

Psychology Honors Program Students Present Proposals and Findings

Students in the Honors Program of the Psychology department presented their projects on Friday in a day-long departmental colloquium.

Posted on 12/5/2014 8:22:32 AM

Psychology’s Kaniasty Presents Workshop and Lecture at National Autonomous University of Mexico

Krys Kaniasty conducted an invited half-day workshop, titled “All about social support: Conceptual, measurement, and methodological distinctions that matter,” in November 2014.

Posted on 12/1/2014 6:56:29 PM

In Memoriam: Psychology’s Retired Dr. Mario Sussman

Dr. Mario Sussmann passed away, surrounded by his family, in Stamford, Connecticut, on October 29, 2014.

Posted on 11/12/2014 10:43:59 AM

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