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Retirement Celebration for Martin, Robinson and Simpson

At the end of May, the Gustavus Adolphus College’s Department of Psychological Science held a retirement celebration for professors Dick Martin, Tim Robinson and Barbara Simpson. The event, held on campus, was attended by many friends and colleagues. The highlight of the celebration was a musical performance by Tim and the Flood Plain Four followed […]

Psychological Science Retiring Professors with 132 Years of Service

Story by Erin Luhmann ’08 Psychology professor Tim Robinson estimates he has written more than 800 letters of recommendation for students over the span of his 45-year career at Gustavus. “If I have about an average of about five people a year to write for and about four letters apiece, it’s about 20 per year,” […]

Psychological Science Spring Symposium

Gustavus Adolphus College’s Psychological Science department recently held their annual Spring Symposium in the Beck Hall atrium. There were 15 student groups and four honors students who presented research conducted throughout the year. Topics ranged from second language learning and stereotype threats to emotional self-regulation in athletes and non-athletes. Our psychological science department also works closely […]

A New Endowed Professorship Honoring Gustavus Psychological Science Retirees

Three distinguished Gustavus professors in our Department of Psychological Science—Dr. Richard Martin, Dr. Tim Robinson ’65, and Dr. Barbara Simpson—are retiring and their significant impact on the department and the College will be felt for a long time. On Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the College’s faculty meeting, President Jack Ohle made an announcement that will […]

Psychological Science Alum Judge Krista Jass

The Department of Psychological Science was delighted to see alum Judge Krista Jass featured in the November 2013 issue of River Valley Woman magazine. Writer Dana Melius recorded Judge Jass’ story which covers her educational background, work philosophy and community goals. “Grounded. Intelligent. Hard-working. Family-centered. Compassionate and caring. Jass received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1990 […]