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Notables Archive

Spring 2014

  • Traci Giuliano, Professor of Psychology, recently presented a poster (“Strategies for writing effectively in a first-year seminar”) at the National Institute for the Teaching of Psychology in Tampa, Florida.

Spring 2013

  • Erin Crockett, assistant professor of psychology, and students Sara Goodman and Quinlyn Morrow are presenting posters this week at a meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association in Fort Worth. Goodman is presenting a poster titled “Perceptions of dating in adolescence and self-esteem in emerging adulthood” and Morrow is presenting a poster titled “Associations between friendship gender composition and interdependence.”

  • “Nice guys finish last”: Influence of mate choice on reproductive success in Long-Evans rats was highlighted in the Summer 2012 ediction of Council of Undergraduate Research (CUR) highlights.  Fay Guarraci and Maha Zewail-Foote co-authored the article along with Russell Frohardt, associate professor of psychology at St. Edward’s University, Carissa Winland, Sumith Jampana, Jessica Bolton, Brittany Ford, and Jade Tinker, all Southwestern Graduates who conducted the research in 2010-2011 as part of their senior capstone projects. 

Fall 2012

  • Fay Guarraci, associate professor of psychology, and Maha Zewail-Foote, associate professor of chemistry, had a paper titled “Kin Discrimination in Prepubescent and Adult Long-Evans Rats” published in the July issue ofBehavioural Processes. Co-authors on the paper include former students Jessica BoltonAlex BurbyBrittany Ford and Carissa Winland.