Callie received her BS in Psychological Sciences in 2016 and will be completing her MA in Psychological Sciences from Northern Arizona University in May 2019. This fall, she will be entering the doctoral program in the School of Public Health at Indiana University, pursuing a degree in Health Behavior. Callie’s interests are centrally focused on how dimensions of human sexuality Read more
Michele Lee, a second-year student in the Master of Arts in Psychology Sciences degree program was selected for the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) Outstanding Achievement and Contribution Award in the Student category. This award honors a Northern Arizona University student who has made outstanding contributions to women’s leadership development and towards advancing the status of women at Northern Arizona University.Read more
Meliksah Demir, Ph.D., Nora Dunbar, Ph.D., and former NAU student Shelby Burton authored the article Professor-Student Rapport and Perceived Autonomy Support as Predictor of Course and Student Outcomes in the January edition of Teaching of Psychology, the American Psychological Association’s flagship journal for educators in the field. One of the conclusions resulting from their research was that “providing professors with opportunity to enhance rapport and autonomy may improve student success.” Ms. Burton is now a fourth-year doctorate student in… Read more
Cynthia Ortiz graduated in December, 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychological Sciences, a minor in Spanish, and as a part of the Honors College. She was recognized as an Outstanding Senior in her last semester at NAU and was a member of the Vaping and Novel Substance Use Research Group under the direction of Sumner Sydeman, Ph.D. for several years before graduating.Read more
Colton received a BS in Psychological Sciences from Northern Arizona University in 2018 and will be entering the University of Kentucky’s Clinical Psychology (Neuropsychology track) in the fall of 2019. Colton is interested in researching the psychophysiological effects of affective states, primarily disgust, and how they can lead to downstream pathogenesis… Read more
The Vicki Green Psychological Sciences Thesis award provides funding for graduate students in the Department of Psychological Science to assist with expenses to conduct their research. To be eligible for the award the student must have successfully completed their thesis proposal and obtained IRB approval.
This year, the department selected a candidate with a remarkable list of accomplishments and a thesis project of particularly high integrity: Mallory Kroeck. Mallory has a uniquely rich background. Before coming to NAU she led… Read more