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".
Congratulations to our recent Department of Psychology Ph.D graduates!
Advisor: Bob Krueger
Dissertation: Familial Aggregation of Externalizing Psychopathology
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