Events

Expo

The USF Psychology Expo celebrates our department and our students. The Expo showcases research and opportunities in the field of psychology. This event is open to the community with students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, and professionals attending. We hope to see you for the 9th Annual USF Psychology Expo in the Fall of 2021. It will be held on the Friday of Homecoming week.


8th Annual Expo

Information Table Hosts

USF Applied Behavior Analysis
USF Career Services
USF Clinical Alumni Reunion
USF Clinical Psychology Graduate School Information
USF Education Abroad
USF Educational Psychology
USF Industrial-Organizational Psychology Graduate School Information
USF Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health
USF Marriage and Family Therapy
USF Psychology Academic Advising
USF Psychology Student Diversity Committee
USF Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling
USF School of Social Work
USF St. Petersburg Psychology Masters Program
USF Testing Services
USF Undergraduate Alumni
USF Undergraduate Internships
USF Undergraduate Psychology Association
Metropolitan Ministries "AmeriCorps Mobile Brigade"
Northwestern Mutual "Internship with Impact"

Keynote Speaker

  • Dr. Max Owens - Deconstructing Depression: A Cognitive
    Neuroscience Perspective

7th Annual Expo

Information Table Hosts

Applied Behavior Analysis Program
Behavioral Healthcare
Behavioral Progression
Career Services
College of Behavioral and Community Sciences
Come Out of The Dark
Counselor Education Program
Educational Psychology Program
Enterprise
Kindness of the Heart
Northwestern Mutual
Psi Chi Honors Society
Psychological Assessment Resources, Inc.
Psychology Diversity Committee
Psychology Graduate Students
Psychology Undergraduate Advising
Psychology Undergraduate Internships
Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program
School of Aging Studies
School of Social Work
School Psychology
Testing Services
Undergraduate Psychology Alumni Society
Undergraduate Psychology Association
USF Education Abroad
USF St. Pete Psychology Department
USF Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health
USF World Peace Corps and Global Citizens Project
Undergraduate Alumni

Research Slam

  • Dr. Tiffany Chenneville - The HIV SEERs Project: Partnering with Communities to Address Global Health
  • Dr. Fallon Goodman - How We Manage Our Emotions and Why It Matters
  • Dr. Kelsey Merlo - A Day in the Life: An Emotional Perspective to Work Experience
  • Dr. Christine Ruva - Fair Trial vs. Free Press: The Media's Impact on a Defendant's Right to a Fair Trial

6th Annual Expo

Information Table Hosts

Applied Behavior Analysis Program
Behavioral Progression, Inc.
Career Services
College of Behavioral and Community Sciences
Come Out of The Dark
Counselor Education Program
Educational Psychology Program
Honor Healthcare Management
Northwestern Mutual
Psi Chi Honor Society
Psychology Department Graduate Students
Psychology Research Lab Recruitment
Psychology Undergraduate Advising
Psychology Undergraduate Internships
Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program
Revature
School of Social Work
Testing Services
Undergraduate Psychology Alumni Society
Undergraduate Psychology Association
USF Education Abroad
USF St. Pete Psychology Department

Research Slam

  • Dr. Robert Schlauch - Changing Problematic Alcohol Use: How Important is Formal Treatment?
  • Dr. Jennifer Bosson - Women's Experiences with Gender Bias
  • Dr. Brenton Wiernik - The Role of Personality in Career Choices and Success
  • Dr. James McHale - Co-parenting: Research and Community/Clinical Applications

5th Annual Expo

Information Table Hosts

Applied Behavior Analysis Program
Behavioral Healthcare Major
Career Services
Come Out of the Dark
Counselor Education Program
Educational Psychology Program
Florida Department of Children and Families
Northwestern Mutual
Positive Behavior Supports Corporation
Psi Chi
Psychology Graduate Students
Psychology Research Lab Recruitment
Psychology Student Diversity Committee
Psychology Undergraduate Advising
Psychology Undergraduate Internships
Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program
School Psychology Program
Testing Services
Undergraduate Psychology Association
Undergraduate Psychology Alumni Society
USF Education Abroad
USF St. Pete Psychology Department

Research Slam

  • Dr. Tammy Allen - Worker Wellbeing in a 24/7 Work Culture Brief overview of I-O psychology followed by examples of research that examines work-family issues in today's fastpaced, 24/7 work culture.
  • Dr. Mike Brannick - Simulations for Training Surgeons Novice surgeons have to gain skill somehow; simulations can reduce the time  spent learning on real people. I'll show some evidence about skill development in laparoscopic surgery.
  • Dr. Diana Rancourt - Disordered Eating Behaviors: Who, What, Where, and Why An investigation of the role of social and individual factors in the development and maintenance of disordered eating behaviors among both healthy and pediatric populations.
  • Dr. Joe Vandello - Manhood is Precarious Review research examining how people think about manhood, and how this thinking affects health and wellbeing. Compared with womanhood, manhood is seen as a fragile, impermanent social status. Because of this, men will take actions to restore their manhood when it has been threatened. Such actions have implications for men’s aggression, risk-taking, health, and work attitudes.

4th Annual Expo

Expo Details

  • Lunch on the Lawn
  • Career Corner
  • Tabling Session
  • Lab and Clinic Torus and Demonstrations
  • Poster Session
  • Undergrad Alumni Awards
  • Psi Chi Inductions

3rd Annual Expo

Information Table Hosts

Career Services
COTD
Office of Undergraduate Research
Psychology Graduate Students
Psychology Undergraduate Advising
Psychology Related Graduate Programs (Applied Behavioral Analysis, Educational Psychology, Rehab and Mental Health Counseling, School Psychology, Social Work)
Study Abroad
Testing Services
Undergraduate Alumni
Undergraduate Psychology Alumni Society
Undergraduate Psychology Association

Research Slam 

The Psychology of Decision Making

  • Liz Fuller - The Struggle (with Numbers) Is Real
  • Alaina Talboy - How to Tell if a Virus is Really into You
  • Samantha Garrett - It's Time to DECIDe Dr. Braun

How We See Ourselves and Others

  • Dr. Rancourt - The Social Context of Body Image and Disordered Eating
  • Ahmet Uysal - Is Early Life Sickness Linked to Adult Attractiveness?
  • Dr. Vandello - Is Manhood Harmful to Your Health?

The Mind and the Brain

  • Dr. Donchin - Using Your Brain Waves to Type
  • Dr. Potts - Electric Signals from the Impulsive Brain
  • Dr. Shimizu - Do Animals Have Minds?

Effects of Psychological Distress

  • Dr. Bornolova - Improving Frustration Tolerance in Urban Substance Users
  • Dr. Collin Park - Rats and Cats: A Tail of Traumatic Memory
  • Dr. Kirstein - Addicted to the Brain

Life at Work

  • Kim French - The Allen Lab: Balancing Career, Life, and Mind
  • Britany Telford - You're Not What I Expected: Expectancy Violations and Performance Ratings
  • AJ Thurston - Measurement of the Future, Today!

Developmental Psychology and Psycholinguistics

  • Dr. Bryant - "It's a Little Freaky": Age and Gender Differences in Children’s Written Expressions of Affection
  • Mark Lowry - Blue Is in the Eye of the Beholder
  • Dr. Judy Bryant - Bullying, Peers, and Social Development

2nd Annual Expo

Information Table Hosts

Active Minds
Career Services
COTD
Faculty Trivia
Office of Civic Engagement
Psi Chi Honor Society
Psychology Graduate Students and Faculty
Psychology Related Graduate Programs (Applied Behavioral Analysis, Behavioral Healthcare, Rehab and Mental Health Counseling)
Psychology Undergraduate Advising
Study Abroad

Talks

Taking Your Psychology Major into the Community

  • Two USF Psychology alumni, Melanie Hall-Anderson and Robbin Redd, talk about how they use their Psychology degrees to make an impact on the community

1st Annual Expo

Information Table Hosts

Come Out of the Dark
Faculty Trivia
National Eating Disorders Awareness Group
Psi Chi Honor Society
Psychology Graduate Students
Psychology Undergraduate Advising
USF Rehab and Mental Health Counseling Grad Program

Research Talk

  • Dr. Seth Kalichman - Psychology in Action: Behavioral Interventions to Prevent HIV/AIDS in South Africa