Psychology Department Graduates its 150th PhD

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In May 2013, the Psychology Department graduated its 150th Ph.D. student! Here are the Spring 2013 graduates:

Sharon Hakim, Ph.D., Community Psychology - "An Ecological Approach to Encouraging Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables"

Lisette Jacobson, Ph.D., Community Psychology- "Breastfeeding Interventions in Kansas: An Exploration of Mothers’ Breastfeeding Practices, Views, and Perceived Barriers" 

Britania Latronica, Ph.D., Clinical - "The MMPI-2’s Restructured Clinical Demoralization Scale:    Exploring Correlates of Demoralization in a Psychiatric Inpatient Sample and the Implications for Aging"

Ashlee Lien, Ph.D., Community - "Unequal Equality: The Impact of Differing Perspectives on Race-Based Choices"

Justin Owens, Ph.D., Human Factors - "Getting the Gist of Websites: Exploring the Effects of Display Duration, Size, and Resolution"

Amanda Smith, Ph.D., Human Factors Psychology- "Smart Phone input Methods Performance, Satisfaction, Workload, and Preference with Younger and Older Novice Adults"

Blake Webster, Ph.D., Clinical - "Linking the Higher Order Scales of the MMPI-2-RF to Second Order Scales of the MCMI-III Axis I Scales: A Study of Concurrent and Construct Validity"


We are also very proud of Judy Barnes and Marci Nelson for graduating this Spring with their Bachelor's Degree! Much more than just office staff, Judy and Marci are essential to the success of the Psychology Department. Check out their news coverage!