July 24, 2020
Assistant Professor of Psychology at St. Mary's College of Maryland Gili Freedman and colleague Jennifer Beer (University of Texas at Austin) recently received a collaborative, three-year grant from the National Science Foundation for a total of $465,222 ($75,102 of which will go to SMCM).

In the… Find Out More
July 8, 2020
Brian A. Sharpless, visiting associate professor of psychology, recently published an article in the journal Sleep Medicine with several colleagues from the U.S. and the U.K. The article, “Exploding Head Syndrome: Clinical Features, Theories about Etiology, and Prevention Strategies in a Large… Find Out More
July 1, 2020
Faculty from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Department of Psychology presented their CUR Transformations Project work at the CUR Virtual Biennial Conference 2020, June 29-July 1.

Three faculty from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry presented at the conference. … Find Out More
June 26, 2020
Distinguished Professor of Psychology (Emerita) Laraine Glidden has received the Presidential Award from the American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

Recognizing outstanding contributions to the field and record of scholarship, the awarding language described Glidden's… Find Out More
June 1, 2020
Professor of Psychology Libby Nutt Williams recently published an article in the journal Psychotherapy with alumna Emily Morgan ’17. The article, “A Qualitative Study of Psychotherapists’ In-Session Tears,” which is based on Morgan’s SMP examines the impact of therapists’ crying during counseling… Find Out More
March 5, 2020
Elizabeth Nutt Williams, professor of psychology, has a book chapter in the recently published “Bringing Psychotherapy to the Underserved: Challenges and Strategies” (Oxford University Press) by Jeffrey Zimmerman, Jeffrey E. Barnett, and Linda F. Campbell.


The book examines the challenging… Find Out More
January 22, 2020
In January 2020, Assistant Professor of Psychology Ayse Ikizler was quoted in the "Monitor on Psychology" in an article on the AMENA-Psy (American Arab, Middle Eastern, and North African Psychological Association) organization of which she is co-founder and president.

AMENA-Psy aims to expand and… Find Out More
January 13, 2020
The St. Mary’s County Health Department and St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s anthropology, environmental studies, psychology, and sociology departments will jointly host an open discussion focusing on the connection between poverty and mental illness.  This event is scheduled for Monday, February 3… Find Out More
December 5, 2019
Gili Freedman, assistant professor of psychology, has recently been published in Comprehensive Results in Social Psychology titled, “Does engaging in social rejection heighten or diminish social processing?”


According to the article, engaging in social rejection can lead to feeling both… Find Out More
November 19, 2019
St. Mary’s College students, faculty, and alumni recently presented at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Chicago, Illinois. Alumna Brooke Steinhoff ’19 presented her joint St. Mary’s Project (completed with alumna Katie Robey ’19) “Antidepressant Efficacy of L-655,708 Following Infusions into… Find Out More