Faculty Awards

Friday, August 5, 2011

Roxane Silver will be presented the
Award for Distinguished Contibutions to Psychology in the Public Interest and the
Award for Outstanding Service to the Field of Trauma Psychology
by the American Psychological Association on August 5-6, 2011

Roxane Silver's faculty webpage

Click read more below for award details.

Colloquium Series: May 23

Monday, May 23, 2011

Second-Year Graduate Student Research Presentations


Monday, May 23rd
12:00-1:30 pm
Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway, Room 1517

Jennie Williams: Age and Recovery from Stressors: Emotional and Physiological Processes

Jacob Shane: Perceptions of Past, Present, and Future Status: Causal Conceptions and Control Strivings

Sean Wojcik: The Role of Affect in Political Stereotype Formation

Karen Wu: A Cross-ethnic Study of Enhancement in Romantic Relationships

Chris Marshburn: Speaking of Race: Confronting Race in Interpersonal Interactions

Colloquium Series: May 9

Monday, May 9, 2011

How does childhood adversity get “under the skin” to increase susceptibility to disease years or even decades later?  

Please join the Department of Psychology and Social Behavior and the Program in Public Health for talks by two distinguished speakers whose groundbreaking research addresses this question.

Monday, May 9th in SBSG 1517

12:00-1:30 pm
Socioeconomic Disparities in Childhood Asthma:  Understanding Psychobiological Pathways

Edith Chen, Ph.D.
Professor & Canada Research Chair in Health & Society
Department of Psychology
University of British Columbia


3:30-5:00 pm
The Behavioral and Biological Residue of Childhood Adversity

Greg Miller

Department of Psychology
University of British Columbia

For abstracts, click "read more" below.

Colloquium Series: May 2

Monday, May 2, 2011

Putting Risk and Resilience in Context

Tuppett Yates, Ph.D.
University of California, Riverside

Monday, May 2nd
12:00-1:30 pm
Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway 1517

For more information about the speaker, visit her website

For the abstract, click 'read more' below

Colloquium Series: April 4

Monday, April 4, 2011

Sexual Selection and the Psychological Architecture of Race Prejudice

Monday, April 4th
12:00-1:30 pm
SBSG 1517

Carlos David Navarrate
Carlos David Navarrete, Ph.D.

Visiting Scholar, UCLA Center for Behavior, Evolution & Culture
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Michigan State University


For more information about the speaker, visit his website
For the abstract, click "read more" below.

Center for Psychology & Law Event 2/24/11

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Perceptual Identification and Memory for Own- and Other-Race/Ethnic Persons

Christian A. Meissner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso
Program Director, Law & Social Sciences, National Science Foundation

Thursday, February 24, 2011
4 - 6 p.m.
(Talk followed by light reception)
SBSG 1517

Sponsored by the Center for Psychology & Law, the Center in Law, Society & Culture, and the School of Social Ecology

Click Read More below for abstract