USF 2023 Graduate Research Symposium Winners
Elizabeth Sykes and Roger Young won the 2023 Graduate Research Symposium Award, presented by the Office of Graduate Studies and the Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC).
Presenter: Elizabeth Sykes (CNS Psychology Graduate Student)
Title: Guilt in the Golden Years: Examining the Effects of Defendant Age, Victim Age and Age Stereotype in a Mock Murder Trial
Major Professor: Christine Ruva
Psychology Graduate Students Assist with the National Institute for the Teaching of Psychology
Graduate students from both the Tampa and St. Petersburg campuses assisted at the January National Institute for the Teaching of Psychology. This event is co-sponsored by the USF Psychology Department. Volunteers were coordinated by Allie Choate. Thanks to Jenna Bowker, Kaelyn Wofford, Gemma Park, Erjia Cao, Gloria Laugalis, Alex Kah, Enzo Novi Migliano, Mikey Hopkins, and Sabrina Eisenberg.
Career Panel A Huge Success
Thank you to our USF undergraduate psychology alumni who provided an excellent panel discussion on Exploring Careers in Psychology hosted by the Undergraduate Psychology Alumni Society and the Undergraduate Psychology Association. The event was very informative and the students in attendance were grateful for the wisdom shared by the alumni. Thank you alumni and Go Bulls!
10th Annual Psychology Expo: Undergraduate Poster Awardee
Natalya Thomas supervised by Dr. Dominic D'Agostino in the USF Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology: "The Use of Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Non-Diabetics: A Viable Method to Improve Metabolic and Mental Health?"
Dr. Elizabeth Schotter receives an Outstanding Research Achievement Award
Recognized for distinguished contributions to the fields of cognitive psychology and neuroscience, particularly for the development of detailed theories of the neuro-cognitive mechanisms involved in the process of skilled reading and the development of advanced experimental methods used to study those processes. Read more...
Dr. Christine Ruva receives an Outstanding Research Achievement Award
Recognized for distinguished contributions to Psychology and Law, particularly for research on pretrial publicity’s impact on a defendant’s Sixth Amendment right to a fair trial, which resulted in an invitation to assist in writing an amicus curiae brief submitted to the United States Supreme Court. Read more...
Students Enjoy USF's Study Abroad Developmental Psychology Course in Italy
Dr. Judy Bryant's Developmental Psychology students celebrate the end of the summer semester. They were part of USF's Study Abroad program in Florence, Italy.
USF Inclusive Excellence Student Awards
Destiny Gomez and Elisa Carsten received the USF Inclusive Excellence Student Award, presented by the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Office on April 12, 2022.
Destiny Gomez (Psychology Major, Racial Justice Student Fellow, St. Petersburg campus)
"Destiny has worked to create a more inclusive and just campus on both Tampa and St Pete campuses by raising awareness of numerous injustices through xer work as Social Justice Director for OMA, as a racial justice fellow, and as a member of the Students of Color Advisory Board and as a student in xer personal interactions and social media engagement. " Read more...
Elisa Carsten (Clinical Psychology Graduate Student)
"As President of the Department of Psychology’s Student Diversity Committee at the Tampa campus, Elisa has innovated the approach to diversity and inclusion in the psychology department and has pushed the movement to new boundaries. This has inspired several other students to join the mission and also resulted in the creation of the undergraduate mentorship program within the department." Read more...
2022 Ellen Galinksy Generative Researcher Award Recipient
Tammy Allen receives the Ellen Galinksy Generative Researcher Award for work-family research from the Work Family Researchers Network.
Psychology Major Elijah Seay Invited to Speak at National Council for Mental Wellbeing Conference
Senior Elijah Seay will speak in April at NatCon22, the National Council for Mental Wellbeing's conference. He will be part of a panel for professionals from all over the world about establishing relationships with youth and adolescents when providing care related to substance use. The organization invited Elijah because of his previous presentation to this organization.
Psychology Department Co-Sponsors 2022 National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology
The Department of Psychology helped co-sponsor the 2022 National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology the first week of January. Graduate students and faculty volunteered to assist with sessions.
Dr. Adriana Uruena-Agnes, Rose Miller, Dr. Stephen Chew (NITOP organizer), Dr. Judy Bryant, Haomin 'Ivy' Chen were among the volunteers (not pictured: Dr. Charlie Hoogland, Jessica Jordan)
Clinical alumna recently appointed the Deputy Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD).
From mock doctor to real doctor, Kemesha Gabbidon fights for public health
Emma Frank, a Psychology major, was named the Outstanding Graduate at USF's 2020 summer graduation ceremonies.
Psychology students recognized in National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
STP Mentorship of Teachers Award
Dr. Judy Bryant was just awarded the Society for the Teaching of Psychology’s (STP)
inaugural Mentorship of Teachers Award.
Early Career Award
Dr. Fallon Goodman just won an early career award from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, specifically an award from the 2020 Alies Muskin Career Development Leadership Program.
Dr. Liz Schotter's work on speed reading was featured in the New York Times magazine.
Staff Appreciation Event
Shae Krispinsky received an Individual Award from the College of Arts and Sciences
for consistently demonstrating significant and outstanding performance.