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  • Michael Perino and Daniel Storage receive Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching

    Michael Perino and Daniel Storage have both been selected to receive this year's departmental award for outstanding undergraduate teaching by a teaching assistant. Both Daniel and Michael have been outstanding instructors for many semesters. Their nominations will now be sent to LAS to be considered for the college teaching award.


    Congratulations Michael and Daniel!

  • Andrew Case Wins 2015 SCRA Emory Cowen Dissertation Award

    Andrew is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Duke Global Health Institute at Duke University. His research examines: a) the impact of marginality on the health and life outcomes of ethnic minority populations, and b) the collective processes by which members of these populations are resilient in the face of marginality (e.g., counterspace involvement). In the fall, he will join the faculty of the Department of Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Andrew was mentored by Carla Hunter, and his dissertation title was: "More than Meets the Eye: Exploring a Black Cultural Center as a Counterspace for African American College Students".

  • Suvarna Menon wins honor

    Suvarna Menon, a doctoral student in the Clinical/Community program, has been selected as a 2015 honoree by the Women's Resources Center within the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations on campus in recognition of her invaluable work on behalf of women internationally. Suvarna works with Nicole Allen and is also an Instructor/Project Coordinator for the department's award-winning Community Advocacy Project. Congratulations Suvarna!

  • Hernandez wins Psych Dept Award for Outstanding Teaching by a TA

    The recipient of this year's Psychology Department award for "Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student" is Jorge (Ivan) Hernandez. Ivan was selected for the outstanding teaching that he has been doing for many years in PSYC 201. Congratulations Ivan!

  • Andrew Case Wins Vera S Paster Award

    Psychology graduate Andrew D. Case has been awarded the Vera S. Paster Award from the American Orthopsychiatric Association. Andrew's adviser was Carla Hunter and Andrew is currently at the Duke Global Health Institute where he is a post doctoral fellow. The Vera S. Paster Award was established in 1989 to honor Ortho's 64th president. It is presented annually to individuals whose work has "significantly contributed to the social, educational, physical and/or psychological well-being of persons of color, thereby promoting their empowerment and ameliorating their disadvantages from oppression and its effects." Congratulations Andrew!