Psychology Students Earn Midwestern Psychological Association Research Awards

Four Psychology undergraduates earned awards at the 2019 Midwestern Psychological Association meeting.

  • Luke Mouton (Faculty Mentor, Dr. Jamie Arndt) won the Psi Chi Regional Research Award 
  • Riley McCarty (Faculty Mentor, Dr. David Beversdorf) won the Psi Chi Regional Research Award 
  • Rachel Wesley (Faculty Mentor, Dr. Chuck Borduin) won the Psi Chi Regional Research Award 
  • Lorena Fernandez (Faculty Mentor, Dr. Campione-Barr) won the Psi Chi Regional Diversity Research Award

Forty undergraduate students presented their research at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association in Chicago.  Each student has been working with a faculty mentor and most are earning departmental honors through the Honors Capstone program.  The MPA conference caps a year-long experience where each student developed their own  hypothesis, designed and conducted the research, and analyzed results for presentation.  

MPA Award Winners 2019

Luke Mouton, Riley McCarty, Rachel Wesley, and Lorena Fernandez earned research awards at the  2019 Midwestern Psychological Association meeting