Former honor student presents Faculty Distinguished Lecture – Professor Cynthia Edwards

by on March 15, 2018

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 of family and peer social support in mediating the stressors associated with adolescent and early adult life transitions.

Following graduation from Wake, Professor Edwards received her PhD in Developmental Psychology at UNC. She joined the faculty at Meredith College in 1991,where she is the head of the department of Psychology and Social Work She is also guiding the development of a new graduate program in I/O psychology.

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