Eric Gomez (Social Psychology & Personality with Cheryl Kaiser), Krystal Parrish (Child Clinical with Liliana Lengua), Bryan Schuessler (Behavioral Neuroscience with Jeansok Kim), and Peter Zambetti (Behavioral Neuroscience with Jeansok Kim) completed a master's degree during spring quarter.
|Eric Gomez||Krystal Parrish||Rosie Walker|
Rosie Walker (Adult Clinical with Lori Zoellner), Margarita Zeitlin (Cognition & Perception with Lee Osterhout), and Julie Harrison (Child Clinical with Shannon Dorsey) passed their general exams and have advanced to candidacy.
Katy Fladeboe (Developmental Area with Lynn Fainsilber Katz) is the 23rd student to complete the Quantitative Minor, which you can learn about here. It is an optional plan of study available to currently enrolled psychology graduate students.
Lily Durwood (Child Clinical with Kristina Olson & Kate McLaughlin) was awarded an NSF fellowship and we asked her a few questions about the process and her research which can be read in our previous issue if you haven't had a chance to check it out.
|Margarita Zeitlin||Julie Harrison||Katy Fladeboe||Lily Durwood||Prerna Martin|
Prerna Martin (Child Clinical with Shannon Dorsey) was selected as a Doris Duke Fellow for her research with reducing child maltreatment in resource-constrainted settings. She was previously featured for her Graduate School Top Scholar-supported research on child mental health in New Delhi slums.
Kelly Chang (Cognition & Perception with Geoff Boynton) and Margarita Zeitlin (Cognition & Perception with Lee Osterhout) were finalists for the campus-wide Excellence in Teaching Award. They, along with the other nominees, were honored at a celebration at the end of May.
Laina Keim (Child Clinical with Lynn Fainsilber Katz)’s poster, titled Meta-Emotion Philosophy Predicts Caregiver Strain and Physical Health in Parents of Children with Cancer, was featured at the 2018 Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference and received the Exemplary Methods and Statistics Poster Award.
|Kelly Chang||Laini Keim||Kelsey McCune||Adrian Andelin||Jason Webster|
We had a busy schedule of defenses in spring, with six students defending and graduating: Adrian Andelin (Behavioral Neuroscience with Jaime Olavarria), Kelsey McCune (Animal Behavior with Renee Ha), Vasundhara Sridharan (Social Psychology & Personality with Yuichi Shoda), Jason Webster (Cogntion & Perception with Ione Fine), Carol Xu (Animal Behavior with Renee Ha), and Brianna Yamasaki (Cognition & Perception with Chantel Prat). Our recent graduates can be found instructing courses at the UW and North Seattle Community College, to a post-doctoral postion at Vanderbilt University, and a User Researcher at a medical research company. Congratulations!
Ari Eason (Social/Developmental with Jessica Sommerville & Cheryl Kaiser) was interviewed in Arts & Sciences Perspectives. She was previously featured for her experience in our program while being supported by a Ford Foundation Fellowship and while on NSF funding.
|Carol Xu||Brianna Yamasaki||Ari Eason||Linda Zou||Vasundhara Sridharan|
Linda Zou (Social Psychology & Personality with Sapna Cheryan) was selected as a GO-MAP Fellow for their dissertation year award of two quarters of academic support! She was previously interviewed for her NSF-supported research which can be found here.
Dominic Sivilitti (Behavioral Neuroscience with David Gire) was featured in the San Juan Times for his research on the octopus. Dominic had previously also written up his first-hand and close-up experience with an octopus last summer which can be read here.
|Dominic Sivitilli||Trevor Coyle||Haley Carroll||Annie Fast||Colleen Harker|
Trevor Coyle (Adult Clinical with Lori Zoellner) passed his general exam and advanced to candidacy, while we had 9 students defend and graduate: Haley Carroll (Adult Clinical with Mary Larimer), Ari Eason (Social/Developmental with Jessica Sommerville & Cheryl Kaiser), Annie Fast (Developmental with Kristina Olson), Colleen Harker (Child Clinical with Wendy Stone), Charlotte Heleniak (Child Clinical with Kate McLaughlin), Libby Marks (Adult Clinical with Lori Zoellner), Lindsey Nietmann (Animal Behavior with Renee Ha), Alicia Shen (Social Psychology & Personality with Yuichi Shoda), and Chelsey Wilks (Adult Clinical with Marsha Linehan).
|Libby Marks||Lindsey Nietmann||Alicia Shen||Chelsea Wilks||Adriana Germano|
Kelly Chang (Cognition & Perception with Geoff Boynton), Adriana Germano (Social Psychology & Personality with Sapna Cheryan), Eric Gomez (Social Psychology & Personality with Cheryl Kaiser), Suzanne Lewis (Behavioral Neuroscience with David Gire), Patrick Rice (Cognition & Perception with Andrea Stocco), Tristram Savage-Pinte (Cognition & Perception with Ione Fine), and Dominic Sivilitti (Behavioral Neuroscience with David Gire) all completed the generals process to advance to doctoral candidate status for autumn!
|Suzanne Lewis||Patrick Rice||Tristram Savage-Pinte|
Margarita Zeitlin (Cognition & Perception with Lee Osterhout) received an APA Dissertation Research Award. You can read all about it here.
We will have a lot more accomplishments to share in our summer issue, until then have a wonderful new year!