"All the recent Psychology Department news that fits here."
The Psychology department received tentative permission to hire another assistant professor for fall 2016. Look for our ad in APS observer starting late this summer or early fall.
The Psychology department hired Assistant Professor Dr. Brandon Scott to start August, 2015! Dr. Scott is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Reach Institute at Arizona State University and his research focuses on anxiety and emotion regulation in children.
Dr. Richard Block is retiring this spring after 41 years of service to MSU. He is expected to receive Emeritus Professor status in late May. Congratulations Dr. Block and thank you for all you have done for MSU psychology! Some highlights of his career are available here.
Dr. Tom Heyman, a visiting postdoctoral researcher from Belgium, who is working with Dr. Keith Hutchison), is featured in the APA PeePs (Particularly Exciting Experiments in Psychology), and has an article is in press in Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. View hereDr. Jessi Smith was the keynote speaker at the MT Girls STEM Collaborative Conference in Helena November 2014. She was also interviewed on Montana Public Radio. Listen here
Dr. Monica Skewes presented a talk at Café Scientifique on October 24, 2014. View Here
Dr. Jessi Smith was named to the National girls STEM board. Read More
Dr. Richard Block was co-author (and PowerPoint creator) of a talk on "American Indians and the Metaphor of the Third World," presented in Denver, October 2014, at the meeting of the Association for Third World Studies. Another co-author was Aaron Richmond (M.S. MSU, Ph.D. University of Nevada-Reno, now Prof. at Metropolitan State University in Denver.
Dr. Jessi Smith wrote an invited blog post about the APS conference, social psychology, and ADVANCE. Read More
Dr. Richard Block made a presentation at the Association for Psychological Science in San Francisco, May 2014, and connected up again with some other researchers. Here is one image, with the more famous time researcher obvious. View JPG
Dr. Michael Babcock was awarded a "Pure Gold" award from MSU Pres. Cruzado for recognition of his outstanding teaching.