Department News

Flyer for Dr. Hagerman

"Bringing Research on White Kids to the Public: Opportunities and Challenges" by Dr. Margaret A. Hagerman

Margaret A. Hagerman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Sociology, Mississippi State University, and writer of the novel “WHITE KIDS: Growing up with privilege in a racially divided America,” will give a lecture titled “Bringing research on white kids to the public: Opportunities and challenges.” A coffee reception will follow the talk. All interested parties are invited to attend.

 

02/22/19 at 12:00-1:00PM

2220 Old Main

Presented by the Department of Psychology Diversity Committee

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Congratulations to Melanie Stearns for Winning the 2019 ORED Award!

Congratulations to Melanie Stearns for winning the 2019 Graduate Award. She will be honored on Friday, March 29th in the Hunter Hnery Center on the Mississippi State Campus. 

Psychology Club January Flyer

Psychology Club Interest Meeting

We hope the new year and new semester are treating you well so far. If you’d like a break from classes or want to try something different, MSU Psychology Club is holding its first meeting of the year tomorrow, Thursday 1/17, at 5:00 PM in McCool 130. Psych Club is open to anyone of any major who is interested in psychology, and there are no GPA or hour requirements.

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Congratulations to Carson Allen on Receiving Funding!

Congratulatulations to Carson Allen on receiving funding from the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (NEMDJ) Undergraduate Research Award Program. He will receive $500 for funding his research project, entitled "Examining Social Media Use Among College Students". Carson is advised by Dr. E. Samuel Winer.

Dr. Laura Allen

Dr. Allen Recognized For $2.8 Million in Recent Grant Funding

Dr. Laura Allen, Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department, was recently highlighted by Mississippi State University for her incredible success in procuring grant funding from the Institute of Education Sciences (https://www.msstate.edu/newsroom/article/2018/10/msu-cognitive-scientist-receives-28-million-grants/).

Michael and Nell Valetine

Our Professor Mr. Valentine and his wife Nell Valentine consider their career a calling and not just a job.

Click here to read more: Michael and Nell Valentine "A Calling"

Mary Moussa Rogers to Propose Dissertation

Mary Moussa Rogers, M.A., will propose her dissertation, entitled "Understanding Family Dynamics in a Cross-Cultural Sample", on October 1st at 10:00 am in 110 Magruder Hall. Her chair is Dr. Cliff McKinney and her committee members are Dr. Arazais Oliveros, Dr. Danielle Nadorff, and Dr. Kevin Armstrong. All interested parties are invited to attend.

Lediya Dumessa to Propose Dissertation

Lediya Dumessa, M.A., will propose her dissertation, entitled "Promoting Resilience in Children and Youth with Adversity: A Trauma-Informed Approach", on September 28th at 10:00 am in 110 Magruder Hall. Her chair is Dr. Arazais Oliveros and her committee members are Dr. Cliff McKinney, Dr. Kevin J. Armstrong, and Dr. Hilary DeShong. All interested parties are invited to attend

Marshall Green to Defend Thesis

Marshall L. Green will defend his thesis titled "The Role of Predictive Coding and Attention on Motion Perception in Early Visual Cortex" on September 28th at 12:00 pm in McCool 113. His chair is Dr. Michael S. Pratte and his committee members are Dr. Deborah K. Eakin and Dr. Jarrod Moss. All interested parties are welcome to attend.

Gage Jordan to Propose Dissertation

D. Gage Jordan, will propose his dissertation, entitled "Longitudinal Examination of Behavioral Markers of Positive Valence Systems and Anhedonia", on September 27th at 9 am in 110 Magruder Hall. His chair is Dr. E. Samuel Winer and his committee members are Dr. Michael R. Nadorff, Dr. Andrew F. Jarosz, and Dr. Mitchell Berman. All interested parties are invited to attend.

Morgan Dorr to Propose Dissertation

Morgan Dorr M.S., will propose his dissertation, entitled "Moderate Moderation: Effects of Sleep and Exectutive Function on ADHD Symptoms and Impairment", on September 26th at 10:30 am in 110 Magruder Hall. His chair is Dr. Kevin J. Armstrong and his committee members are Dr. Michael Nadorff, Dr. Cliff McKinney, and Dr. Hilary DeShong. All interested parties are invited to attend.

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