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
Annual awards recognize student successes both in the classroom and the community.
May 2, 2013
Arthur Shapiro appearing on Brain Games series and is in finals again for the Best Illusion of the Year Contest.
April 26, 2013
BulletinsUpcoming Theses &
Alexandra Brawley will defend her Master’s thesis on Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 from 8:30-10:30 am in Asbury 336. The title of her thesis is: “Channeling Body Image: Media Impacts on Psychological Wellbeing In Women.”
The Committee members are:
GiShawn Mance, Ph.D., Chair
James Gray, Ph.D.
Noemi Enchautegui-de-Jesus, Ph.D.
Devon Shook will defend his dissertation on Wednesday, July 8th, 2pm-5pm in Asbury 336. The title is "Neural Correlates of Comorbid Autism Spectrum Disorder and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder".
Arthur Shapiro, Ph.D. (chair), American University
Catherine Stoodley, D.Phil. (co-chair), American University
Lauren McGrath, Ph.D., American University
Stewart Mostofsky, M.D., Kennedy Krieger Institute
Mark Laubach, Ph.D. (external reader) , American University
Danielle Cohn will defend her Master's Thesis on Monday, July 13 from 9-11 am in Asbury 336. The title of her thesis is, "The Relationship between Shame and Aggression among Individuals with Features of Borderline Personality Disorder." Committee Members: Nathaniel Herr, Ph.D. (chair) Kathleen Gunthert, Ph.D.Carol Weissbrod, Ph.D.
Nikia Scott will defend her dissertation on July 13, 2015 from 11:30am-2:30pm in Asbury 336. The title of her dissertation is "The A, B, C's and Zzz's of Sleep Health Education in a College Population"
Carol Weissbrod, PhD (chair), American University
Kathleen Gunthert, PhD, American University
Danny Lewin, PhD, Children's National Health System
Judith Owens, MD;Boston Children's Hospital
Heather E. Kingwill defend her dissertation on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 from 10 am-1 pm in the Butler Conference Room.The title of her dissertation is: “ Sex Differences In 3,4-Methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV)-Induced Taste Aversions And Place Preferences.”
Anthony L. Riley, Ph.D., Chair
David N. Kearns, Ph.D.
Cora Lee Wetherington, Ph.D.
Michael R. Baumann, Ph.D.
Victoria P. Connaughton, Ph.D.