Courtney Gann
Graduate student Courtney Gann earned a Psi Chi Graduate Research Grant for her work,  “Taste Neophobia in the APP+PS1 Double Transgenic Rat Model of Alzheimer’s Disease”. The grant is supporting a current research study that uses transgenic rat models of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) to...
Jessica Hua

Jessica Hua won the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science (APCS) 2019 Clinical Science Student Training Award. 

Congratulations to graduate student Jessica Hua who won the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science (APCS) 2019 Clinical Science Student Training Award. It will provide her the funds necessary to receive additional in-depth training in conducting structural brain imaging analyses. This...


Lynn Rossy

Lynn Rossy

, Dana O’Brien

Dana O’Brien

, Dan Claiborn

Dan Claiborn

Three psychology department alumni have recently come back to share their unique knowledge. In our new Professor-for-a-Day program, alumni serve the role of professor and provide their cutting-edge knowledge to Mizzou students.   Professor-for-a-Day Lynn Rossy If you invite two people...
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...