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Psychology

August 20, 2021
Professor of Psychology Libby Nutt Williams, in collaboration with colleagues from James Madison University, the George Washington University, and Deakin University in Australia, published an article in the European Journal of Training and Development entitled "The Development and Practice of… Find Out More
October 28, 2020
Professor of Psychology Libby Nutt Williams and alumni Margaret (Meg) Marcelli ‘17, Benjamin (Ben) Ertman ‘18, and Kelly Cullota ‘18 recently published an article in the journal Adoption Quarterly. The article, "The Impact of Racial-Ethnic Socialization Practices on International Transracial… Find Out More
May 14, 2024
Four psychology majors presented research to outside audiences in April 2024. Alongside former SMCM Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology Amie Severino ‘11 (now at Mount Saint Mary’s University), Briana Corbin ’24 presented at the Anxiety and Depression Association of America conference in… Find Out More
April 18, 2024
Visiting Instructor of Psychology Maria Kalantzis recently published an article entitled "Disordered eating and emotional eating in Arab, middle eastern, and north African American women" in the journal Eating Behaviors.
The present mixed-methods study addresses the underrepresentation of Arab,… Find Out More
April 3, 2024
Psychology majors Raina Crew ‘24, Giselle Harris '25, Sadiyyah Holsey '25, Ashley Johnson '25 and Greta Michels '24; alums Mackenzie Brooks ‘22, Nicolette Iacona '23; and Associate Professor of Psychology Jennifer Tickle, Assistant Professor of Psychology Anandi Ehman and former SMCM Visiting… Find Out More
March 26, 2024
Senior psychology major Katya Scott '24 and Professor of Psychology Libby Williams were recently published in the journal The Arts in Psychotherapy. The article is based on Scott's summer 2022 SURF project: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Studies on Art Therapy with Adult Refugees. Katya's St.… Find Out More
February 26, 2024
Alumni April Fraser '23 and Sonder Van Wert '23 and Assistant Professor of Psychology Kristina Howansky presented research at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) conference held in in San Diego, California in mid-February. 
April Fraser '23 presented… Find Out More
January 30, 2024
Visiting Instructor of Psychology Maria Kalantzis was recently selected as a 2024 summer research fellow at the Center of Excellence in Eating Disorders at UNC-Chapel Hill. She will be investigating genetic risk factors of anorexia nervosa. Learn more about the program here.
January 25, 2024
Assistant Professor of Psychology Kristina Howansky recently gave an invited talk entitled "Fantasy World, Real-Life Impact: The Benefits of RPGs for Transgender Identity Exploration" for the LGBTQ+ Psychology Network. Hosted by University of Glasgow, the talk focused on the St. Mary's Project… Find Out More
January 24, 2024
Psychology and art major Katya Scott ’24 was selected as a recipient of a 2023-24 Fall Mamie Phipps Clark Diversity Research Grant from Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology, for her project entitled “Art Therapy with Ukrainian Refugees.” The $1200 grant will help cover… Find Out More