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PSYCHOLOGY NEWS

Platoni '74 featured on Fox News

Dr. Kathy Platoni '74, clinical psychologist and retired Army colonel, appeared on "Fox and Friends" on Sunday morning to discuss her recent article, "The Army's Fort Hood Disgrace," that appeared in The Wall Street Journal. In her article, Platoni, who was on site the day of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting, argues that the U.S. Army has failed to provide justice for the survivors of the massacre and...  More >>

Board Welcomes Gomez '17, Grattan '17

Sydney Gomez '17 and Zach Grattan '17 have been elected as junior Student Trustees for the next academic year. As representatives of the HWS student body, Gomez and Grattan will sit on the Board of Trustees in governing the Colleges. A tradition at HWS each spring semester, the Student Trustee Election is a capstone practice that embodies the Colleges' value of collaborative relationships between...  More >>

Psych Students Present at SCCR

Amanda Faherty '15, Amber Eagan '15, Olivia Hanno '16 and Kristin Ressel '16 joined Assistant Professor of Psychology Brien Ashdown in presenting at the 2015 meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research in Albuquerque, N.M. The annual SCCR conference draws professionals and students from across social science fields, including -- in addition to psychology -- anthropology, sociology, educati...  More >>

Seven Faculty Awarded Tenure

This year during the January meeting of the HWS Board of Trustees, the Colleges conferred tenure and the rank of associate professor to seven faculty members. Effective July 1, 2015, the Board of Trustees granted tenure and the rank of associate professor to Jamie Bodenlos of the Psychology Department, James Capreedy of the Classics Department, Anthony Cerulli of the Religious Studies Department,...  More >>

Ashdown Presents on Group Identity

In November, Assistant Professor of Psychology Brien Ashdown traveled to Murray State University in Kentucky to deliver a presentation titled, "Sex, Religion, and Basketball: It's All about Identity," which condensed a variety of Ashdown's research projects that focus on the common theme of group identity. "The connecting principle is my belief that group identity plays a strong role in our thoug...  More >>

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