News

2019

Laura Hatz

Graduate Student Laura Hatz.

Congratulations to Laura Hatz, who was selected as a recipient of a 2019 American Psychological Association Dissertation Research Award.  Laura’s dissertation is titled "Mathematical Modeling of Intoxicated Risky Decision Making" and she is co-advised by Denis McCarthy and Clint Davis- Stober...
Jesse Hall

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Congratulations to the winners of the department's Graduate Student Excellence Awards. These senior graduate students have been recognized for their outstanding research scholarship.  Each has published research in peer-reviewed journals and has presented at international scientific meetings...
Jesse Hall

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Congratulations to Psychological Science graduate students who earned travel awards from the Graduate School. Kelsey Irvin (Clinical) Brigid Marriott (Clinical) These students will use the awards to travel to present their research at professional conferences.
Alex Miller
Alex Miller earned an NIH F31 NRSA award for his research on “Multivariate analyses of polygenic risk for impulsivity and alcohol use: A study of longitudinal trajectories of binge drinking in emerging adulthood.”  He is mentored by Ian Gizer and Wendy Slutske, and his research focuses on...
Kaitlin Sheerin
Kaitlin Sheerin is receiving the Student Research Award from the Family and Parenting Division of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT). She will be giving an invited presentation, "A long-term evaluation of the theory of change for multisystemic...
Andrea Wycoff
Andrea Wycoff earned an NIH F31 NRSA award for her research on “Using laboratory alcohol administration and ecological momentary assessment to identify risk factors for simultaneous alcohol and marijuana use.”   She is mentored by Tim Trull and Denis McCarthy and her ...
Graduate Students at Mizzou Youth Experience Day
Graduate students who are members of the Graduate Association for Psychology Students (GASP)  contributed their expertise and passion about psychology at the Mizzou Youth Experience Day in September.  Middle school students from Kansas City and St. Louis learned about the brain, the...
McAlester Hall, Desmond Spann

New Clinical Graduate Student Desmond Spann.

Our department is looking for new graduate students for our PhD program.   Our  deadline is December 1 and applicants can learn more about the application process on our PhD Application website. Our website contains additional information for applicants on financial support, our...
New Undergraduate Welcome 2019
Welcome to our department's new undergraduate students! You can learn more about our undergraduate program on our website, including the Psychology BA or BS, the Psychology Minor, and how to meet with an academic advisor.
New Graduate Students 2019
Welcome to our department's new graduate students.   We have begun the process of recruiting students for our Ph.D. program to start training in Fall 2020.  You can learn more about the process on our Graduate Admissions website. 

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