Doors open for scholarship finalist Hanaleah Hoberman, BA psychology ’13.
April 3, 2014
Caffeine is the most-widely used drug, but little is known about helping those who depend on it.
February 3, 2014
American University psychology professor examines gratitude and its potential mental health benefits.
November 25, 2013
Psychology PhD candidate Sarah Hornack discusses her work with AU’s Program Evaluation Research Lab.
November 8, 2013
AU Alum Lisa Carlin integrates mindfulness into therapy for veterans
October 1, 2013
Award-winning graduate works to spread public awareness of research.
June 21, 2013
Upcoming Theses and Dissertation Defenses
Krista Davis will defend her Master’s thesis on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 12-2 pm in McKinley T01. The title is "The Sierra Bender Empowerment Method® and its Effects on Leadership and Motivation in Women".
The committee members are:
Dr. Deborah Norris (Chair)
Dr. Michele Carter
Dr. Maria Gomez
Dr. Lauren Rubenstein
Lia Stern will defend her Master’s thesis on April 25, 2014 from 10:30 am-12:30 pm in Asbury 336. The title of her thesis is "Convergent Validity and Utility of Empathic Accuracy Measures Across Therapists and Non-Therapists"
Dave Haaga, Chair
Erin Sparapani will defend her dissertation on May 19, 2014, from1:00-4:00PM. in Asbury 336. The title of her dissertation is: “Moderators of Treatment Outcome in Dialectical Behavior Therapy: The Role of Emotion Regulation and Impulsivity.”
Dr. James J. Gray (chair)
Dr. Nathaniel Herr
Dr. Kathleen Gunthert
Dr. Anne Parker Wake
Margaret Stoeckel will defend her dissertation on June 4th, 2014 from 12-3 pm in Asbury 336. The title of her dissertation is: "Finding Benefits in Negative Events: Growth, Emotional Contagion, and Reactivity in the Children of Ill Parents"
Carol Weissbrod, Chair