Archive for Amy Mukamuri

2019-2020 Student/Faculty Research was active in the Beck Hall HolmLab

Dr. Lucie Holmgreen, a clinical psychologist, conducts research that integrates clinical and social psychological approaches. She studies trauma and attachment (how we think, feel, and behave in close relationships) and is particularly interested in the emotional, cognitive, and behavioral reasons for the cyclical nature of trauma. A number of students collaborated with Dr. Holmgreen in […]

Student Research and Professional Development Opportunities occurred all year in Beck Hall!

Another student who took advantage of research opportunities in the Psychological Science Department this past academic year was Lauren Lowe.  Lauren worked closely with Dr. Kayla DeLorme and said of her initial experience working with her in the labs, “I did maternal rat behavior and studied stress transmission! I also did a lot of classwork […]

Helpful Resources

It is normal and healthy to feel rage and sadness in response to systemic racism, discrimination, and racial trauma. If you are struggling to cope with these feelings (or thoughts or behaviors) or if you would like additional support, please consider reaching out for help. The following resources may be a good place to start: […]

Psychological Science Students Engage in Research and Learning All Year Long

During the 2019-2020 academic year, the classrooms, labs, and study spaces in Beck Hall (BH) were filled with Psychological Science students conducting research, collaborating with professors, learning about professional organizations, attending conferences, and in some cases, publishing their research results.  We asked students to share their experiences and over the next few months, we plan […]

Research Symposium Fall 2019

Psychology Department showcases work: Psychological Studies department hosts annual research symposium  

Amy Specker’s Grad School App Process

What is your name, year, major? What activities are you involved with on campus? My name is Amy Specker, and I am a Senior. I am double majoring in Communication Studies & Psychological Science. On campus, I am a member of Christ Chapel Choir and the Gustavus Wind Symphony. How did you decide that you […]

MUPC 2019!

Dear Psychology Colleagues, We look forward to seeing you and your students at the 54th Annual MUPC!  This year the keynote speaker is Dr. Kathleen Vohs, Distinguished McKnight University Professor and Land O’Lakes Chair in Marketing at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. She is also a Gustavus Adolphus Psychological Science Graduate! The […]

Psychological Science Major, Liz Toeben ’18 Helps Give a Voice to Mental Health

The annual Building Bridges conferences are nothing new to the Gustavus community. Previous topics include issues such as The Grassroots Movement (2017), The War on Drugs (2016), and Rape Culture (2015). What is new for the Gustavus community is this year’s specific connection of social justice and psychological science. The 2018 conference titled “Mental Health: […]