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Center for Open Science Workshop held at WFU, Department of Psychology

by November 14, 2017
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On Wednesday, October 4th, the department hosted the Openness and Reproducibility in Research Workshop.  Special  thanks to Dr. John F. Rauthmann for bringing this workshop to our department! Dr. Jennifer Freeman Smith from the Center for Open Science described the benefits of open and reproducible research practices, discussed  emerging incentives Read more »

Professor Kiang Receives Multiple Honors from AAJP

by November 13, 2017

      Congratulations to Dr. Lisa Kiang who was recently appointed as Associate Editor of the Asian American Journal of Psychology!!   Professor Kiang received her PhD from the University of Denver and joined our department in 2006.Her area of research is in cultural identity and social relationships, Read more »

Our new Assistant Teaching Professor: Dr. Melissa Masicampo

by September 10, 2017
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We are happy to welcome Dr. Melissa Masicampo in her new role as a full time Assistant Teaching Professor in the Psychology Department!   Did you know that …….Dr. Masicampo studied psychology at the University of Massachusetts at Boston, where she was first introduced to the field of Read more »

The Beacon Project Calls for Participant Applications for Seminar, 2018

by August 15, 2017
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The Beacon Project will host a seminar on Character and the Morally Exceptional in June, 2018. Below, find dates and details provided by The Beacon Project team. Read more about this project in a recent Wake Forest News article: http://news.wfu.edu/2017/05/23/good-finding-beacon-moral-growth/ Beacon Project Summer Seminar: “Character and the Read more »

Stress in the Cities- Dr. Waugh offers his insights for WalletHub.com

by August 6, 2017
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  WalletHub’s recently asked experts, including Professor Christian Waugh,to discuss factors that are associated with stress in our nation’s largest cities, including Winston-Salem. Beginning with a distinction between positive and negative stress, Professor Waugh offered perspectives on managing stress in the workplace and in our day to day lives. From Read more »

2017 John R. Jombock Award Recipient: Dr. John V. Petrocelli

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Each year, WFU students nominate psychology professors for the John R. Jombock Award in Psychology, which recognizes exceptional student-faculty engagement. This summer it was announced that the 2017 recipient is Dr. John V. Petrocelli – a professor who has a strong track record of going above and beyond for his Read more »

A Rising Star: Former M.A. Student Kira McCabe Shines at The Biennial ARP Conference

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We are happy to report that Kira McCabe, a graduate from our MA program in 2009, was recognized as a Rising Star at a recent ARP conference!  The Association for Research in Personality recognizes up and coming scholars during their Rising Star Symposium each biennial conference. This year Kira McCabe, Read more »

Psychology Department announces Assistant Professor position in Science of Well-being

by July 19, 2017

  Assistant Professor of Psychology: Science of Well-Being The Department of Psychology at Wake Forest University invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning in July, 2018.  We are seeking applicants with a research program focused on the science of well-being in relation to social disparities. We are particularly interested in Read more »

Department of Psychology announces Assistant Professor position in Cognitive Psychology

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Assistant Professor of Psychology:  Cognitive Psychology The Department of Psychology at Wake Forest University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Cognitive Psychology beginning in July, 2018. We are primarily interested in candidates whose research focuses on topics related to cognitive control, such as working memory, attentional control, inhibitory processing, metacognition and related topics. This hire Read more »

MICHELLE FRANCIS WINS 2017 MELSON OUTSTANDING MASTERS STUDENT AWARD!

by May 1, 2017
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We are excited to announce that Michelle Francis, a second year graduate student in the WFU Psychology Department, is the recipient of the 2017 Melson Outstanding Masters Student Award for 2017. CONGRATULATIONS to Michelle and to her thesis advisor, Dr. Lara Kammrath. Michelle will receive this award during the Read more »

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