Professor Harlow was nominated for this award by her peers and students and the award decision was made by the Scholarly Excellence award committee. Congratulations! Read more about Professor Harlow here
Congratulations! Read more about Professor Weyandt here
David Cherry, School Psychology Graduate Student
"I am a second year graduate student in the School Psychology Master's program at the University of Rhode Island. As an undergraduate Talent Development student and Psychology major, I was a research assistant at the Cancer Prevention Research Center under Dr. Susan Boatright-Horowitz and received the Noreen Coachman Leadership Award in Psychology and the Outstanding Contributions to Psychology Senior Award of 2009."
Read more about him here: David Cherry Spotlight
was awarded the 2012 University of Rhode Island Graduate School Excellence in Doctoral Research Award!
Her dissertation title: "Bilingual school psychologist's experiences consulting with teachers to support english language learners." Her proud major professor is Dr. Margie Rogers. Congratulations!
Dr. Faust's book and current research is highlighted in the URI news release: Read the article here
Dr. Faust's research focuses primarily on the philosophy/psychology of science, clinical judgment, neuropsychology, and psychology and law. Current research includes such topics as the formation of false beliefs among clinicians and methods for correcting these and other sources of judgment error. Other studies have addressed psychologists and psychiatrists as expert witnesses, the capacity of mental health experts to detect simulated or malingered symptoms, and methods of neuropsychological assessment. His professional interests are in consultation and expert testimony in courtroom cases involving psychiatrists, psychologists and neuropsychologists.
Genevieve Verdi, , Greg Paquin, Grace Janusis, Kim Wilson, School Psychology graduate students and Dr. Lisa Weyandt, professor at the University of Rhode Island, conducted research on the psychological variables associated with nonmedical prescription stimulant use. The research findings were presented this month at the annual American Psychological Association conference in Washington, D.C. Read more about it here!
Spring 2011 URI Providence campus Psychology graduate, Cynthia Limoges, and student veteran has been chosen by University Professional and Continuing Education Association- New England Region (UPCEA-NE) as the award recipient for the Continuing Education Student Award. She will be honored at their annual conference held this year at the Providence Biltmore from October 26-28, 2012.
Congratulations to Dr. Jim Prochaska (left) , Society of Public Health Education (SOPHE) names First Lady Mrs. Obama and Dr. Prochaska as 2011 Honorary Fellows. Dr. Prochaska, is recognized for his lifetime of achievements in improving the theoretical base of the health education field. Dr. Prochaska pioneered the Transtheoretical Model, which outlines stages of change and readiness of health behavior change. Now more than three decades old, the model is arguably one of the most widely applied in health education research and practice. Click here for the press release
Dr. Lott, Professor Emeriti, has been awarded the American Psychological Foundation 2011 Gold Medal for Life Achievement in Psychology in the Public Interest for her work on social changes, including pioneering work in the psychology of women and her recent success in creation of a permanent American Psychological Association committee on issues of social class. She was recognized at the American Psychological Association annual conference in Washington, D.C. on August 5.
Spring 2011 Department Newsletter
Joy Robinson is a senior at URI, double majoring in Psychology and African American Studies. As a URI student, she has served in various leadership activities. As the President of the Feinstein Providence Campus Student Government Board since 2008, she has advocated for students, developed and coordinated activities, and worked closely with the administration. Click here for the full story.
Professor Lisa Harlow, presenting students, Benjamin Negrete Jr. and Daniel Martin with Outstanding Contribution to Psychology Senior Awards
The First Annual Department of Psychology Graduate Student Colloquium and Awards Ceremony
Dr. Jim Prochaska (left) , Professor of Clinical Psychology, was a 2010 prestigious award recipient of the Dr. Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award, recognizing six higher education faculty members who inspired their students to make a difference in their communities.
Matthew Pierce , Clinical Psychology doctoral student featured in URI Today, "Major Success for URI Graduate."
Bryana White , a Clinical Psychology doctoral student received the 2011 award for Graduate Student Excellence at the Multicultural Center Diversity Awards.
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