Childhood Obesity: Combating an Epidemic

Childhood obesity is a national epidemic that affects 12.5 million American children and adolescents. Associate Professor of Psychology Jody Ganiban is investigating factors that may predict and influence a child’s risk for obesity.

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George Howe

Dr. George Howe awarded R01 grant from NIMH

August 24, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. George Howe, who has been awarded a 4-year R01 by NIMH!

Sammy Dhaliwal awarded NIH dissertation grant

August 01, 2018

Congratulations to clinical psychology Ph.D.

Psychology majors win awards for research and service

February 23, 2018

The Psychology Undergraduate Research and Service Grant (URSG) competition launched in January.  Students can apply for grants up to $500 to support psychology research and service as part of a cou

Psychology Alum Wins Jeopardy Teachers Tournament

November 14, 2016

A 2006 graduate of the Department of Psychology won the 2016 Jeopardy Teachers Tournament.

After Jason Sterlacci won the two-week competition, which started in Los Angeles and wrapped up in the DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., he had some kind words for the faculty at GW.
You can watch the video here.

Rising Star

November 14, 2016

Kudos to Nadine Nakamura (nee Jernewall), who is the recipient of the  2017 National Multicultural Conference and Summit Rising Star Award for her contributions to multicultural psychology. The National Multicultural Conference and Summit (NMCS) is a gathering of psychologists interested in issues of diversity, multiculturalism and social justice. Nadine obtained her Ph.D. from GW's Clinical Psychology Program in 2007, and she is currently on the faculty at University of La Verne in California.

Psychology Alum Gail Mellow Brings Commitment, Innovation to Community College Post

November 14, 2016

Gail Mellow, a graduate of the Department of Psychology's doctoral program, has led LaGuardia Community College for 16 years. Her unique approach to education, including seeking out partnerships with technology companies, was the subject of a profile in the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Peer Education Course

New Psychology Course on Peer Education Offered by Counseling Center Staff

November 07, 2014

The Department of Psychology will offer a new Peer Education Course in Spring 2015.

 

Current Research Topics: Peer Education

Dr. Peg Barratt

Spring 2015 Psychology Honors Seminar With Former CCAS Dean Peg Barratt

November 07, 2014

The Psychology honors seminar for the spring will be taught by former CCAS dean and now member of the Psychology faculty, Dr. Peg Barratt.

 

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Rising Star

Kudos to Nadine Nakamura (nee Jernewall), who is the recipient of the  2017 National Multicultural Conference and Summit Rising Star Award for her contributions to multicultural psychology.

Psychology Alum Gail Mellow Brings Commitment, Innovation to Community College Post

Gail Mellow, a graduate of the Department of Psychology's doctoral program, has led LaGuardia Community College for 16 years.

Psychology Alum Wins Jeopardy Teachers Tournament

A 2006 graduate of the Department of Psychology won the 2016 Jeopardy Teachers Tournament.

Meltzer Center Clinic Participates in National Depression Screening Day

Aubrey Harrison, Catherine Coogan, and Nick Talisman, graduate students in the Clinical/Community Psychology Ph.D. program, and Georgia Kulok and Kara Meadows, Meltzer interns, stand at the Meltzer Center's screening table for National Depression Screening Day (NDSD).

Interview with Dr. Rolf Peterson

We took a few minutes to talk with Dr. Peterson to learn about his time at GW.