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DATA News: November 2017

 


Administrative Updates & Announcements

We are pleased to welcome a new staff member to PsyIT – Ben Cowper. Ben will be the contact person for Moodle, Canvas, Mediasite, Drupal and all things instructional technology related. Stop by when you can, and help us welcome Ben to the Department!

Heidi Wolff has accepted the internal position of Student Support Services Assistant, switching over from 50% area support and 50% grants. Area support will now be divided between three current staff members in the following manner:
Amy Kranz will be responsible from Counseling, Social, and QPM.
Amanda Suchy will be responsible for CSPR and PIB, and
Siobhan Swiderski will be responsible for I-O and CAB.

Awards & Accomplishments

Professor Mark Snyder, McKnight Presidential Chair in Psychology, presented the Distinguished Scholar Lecture for the Minnesota Psychological Association on October 4, 2017, at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN.  The topic of his lecture was "Caring, Concern, and Community Connection: New Directions in the Study of Pro-Social Action".


Graduated

Congratulations to our recent Department of Psychology Ph.D graduates!

Shani Ofrat
Area: CSPR
Advisor: Bob Krueger
Dissertation: Familial Aggregation of Externalizing Psychopathology
 
Scott Burwell
Area: BP
Advisor: Bill Iacono
Dissertation: Does substance use during youth cause lasting changes in resting-state neurophysiology and brain functional connectivity? A co-twin control investigation
Publish Date: 
November 1, 2017

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Contacts

Monica Luciana
Chair
N210 EltH - 625-7873
psychair@umn.edu

Patricia Frazier
Associate Chair
N571 EltH - 625-6863
pfraz@umn.edu

Jonathan Gewirtz
Associate Chair
S245 EltH - 625-6653
jgewirtz@umn.edu

Guillermo De Paz
Administrator
N210 EltH - 625-7852
g-depa@umn.edu

Missy Jones
Assistant to the Chair
S248 EltH - 626-3171 mornings
N210 EltH - 625-7873 afternoons
jonesmk@umn.edu

Marina McCuskey
Chair's Office Assistant
N231 EltH - 624-8331
mccus008@umn.edu

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