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Please join us in congratulating Alyssa Poblete on successfully defending her dissertation, “Parental Self-Efficacy in Low-Income, Ethnically Diverse Mothers”. Thanks very much to her committee Drs. Jody Ganiban, Peg Barratt, Mimi Le, and Cheri Marmarosh from the Professional Psychology program, and Steve Dopkins who chaired the meeting. Christina Gee was the dissertation director. Former and current members of the Gee lab were on hand to celebrate with Alyssa!

Alyssa is currently completing the last few weeks of her clinical internship at the American University Counseling Center. In the fall, she will join a group practice where she will be a colleague of former graduate student Dr. Jenny (Marceron) Glienke.

Congratulations and best wishes, Alyssa!

Graduate student Andrew Gepty presented his research at SPR. Dr. Sharon Lambert was a co-author.
Graduate student, Rachel Tache, moderated a round table discussion on “Centering Systemic Oppression in Prevention Research and Practice to Address Health Inequities”. Graduate student Aubrey Harrison, Dr. Sharon Lambert, Dr. Caryn Rodgers, and Dr. Rhonda Boyd were panelists.
Graduate student Nicole Hedrick presented her research at SPR.

Congratulations to our psychology majors and our doctoral students on their graduation. We wish them all the best of the next step in their journey!

Special congrats to Luther Rice Undergraduate Research Fellows: Jared Axelowitz (mentor Cindy Rohrbeck), Sarah Espinel mentor Paul Poppen), and Nir Liebenthal (mentor Sherry Molock) and our Psi Chi Prize winner Frances Cooke!

Faculty and Luther Rice fellows
Dr. Poppen leads Luther Rice Fellows on stage

Our new PhDs are: Rodrigo Aguayo Romero, Paige Clarke, Lauren Fowler, Darin Galyer, Marta Genovez, Chong-In (Joe) Nah, Samia Ortiz-Hernandez, Ariel Smith, and Chunyue Teng.