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Angelica Puzio (WFU MA, 2017) receives the Judith L. Gibbons Award

by March 15, 2018
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  Angelica Puzio (WFU MA, 2017) was recently awarded the Judith L. Gibbons Award for Research on Culture and Gender.  The award was presented  at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for  Cross-Cultural Research, February 21-21, 2018, in a symposium titled: Gender Socialization in Context: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on the Empowerment Read more »

Former honor student presents Faculty Distinguished Lecture – Professor Cynthia Edwards

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Professor Cynthia Edwards, a former Honor student in psychology, presented the Faculty Distinguished Lecture at Meredith College earlier this year.  Her presentation was titled: “Mix Your Own Palette: The Power of Friendships to Color Your Future” in which she will present results from her longitudinal research program on the role 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 »

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

by August 6, 2017
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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 »

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 »

Sharing Opinions: What our professional organizations say about current political policies

by February 8, 2017
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As professors, educators, and social scientists, we DO believe that knowledge is power; that information is liberating; and that education is the premise of progress. In that spirit, as a faculty we decided to share the opinions and positions of the professional organizations to which members of our department belong Read more »

Homecoming breakfast held to thank the Gigler family

by November 3, 2016
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      Saturday, Oct 29.   Homecoming weekend provided an opportunity for the Psychology Department to express our gratitude to Joe and Carol Gigler for their generosity in establishing the John R. Jombock Academic Fund in Psychology, named for Carol’s father.  Mr. and Mrs. Gigler have three children, Kati Read more »

Maggie Gigler Featured in URECA Research Day Story

by October 16, 2013

When Maggie Gigler began her academic journey at Wake Forest, she knew she wanted to major in psychology and then go on to earn a doctorate in clinical psychology. Click here for full story.