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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  

Donald G. Paterson Undergraduate Award in Psychology

Written by Emma Thompson Kristen Eggler, a senior Psychological Science major, is the 2019 recipient of the Minnesota Psychological Association Donald G. Paterson Undergraduate Award in Psychology. An outstanding student, Collegiate Fellow, Sigma Sigma Sigma member, and Chapel Choir singer, Kristen was nominated for the award by the Gustavus Psychological Science Department. Based on several […]

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 […]

Refugee Mental Health Panel

On September 25th 2018, Community Mental Health students in the Department of Psychological Science opened their classroom to Gustavus campus members, inviting them to a panel titled, “Mental Health and the Refugee Experience.” Kawthar Abdi, Community Health Worker with VINE – Mankato, Mohamed Ibrahim, Health Literacy and Community Health Worker with Minnesota Council of Churches […]

Seeking Updates From Psychological Science Alumni

Dear Psychological Science Alumni, We miss you and want to hear from you! Please consider filling out this quick survey to let us know what you’re up to these days. We hope to feature a few alums on this blog and on our Beck Hall digital display each month in order to showcase the variety […]

Psychological Science Nominates Lili Rothschild for the Donald G. Paterson Award

Gustavus senior, Lili Rothschild, has been nominated by the Gustavus Psychological Science Department for the Minnesota Psychological Association’s Donald G. Paterson Award. The award is given to an outstanding college senior planning to pursue a career in psychology. Rothschild is double-majoring in psychological science and statistics with a neuroscience minor. In her first year at […]

Psychological Science Welcomes New Faculty: Lucie Holmgreen

Psychological Science welcomes our newest faculty member Lucie Holmgreen to the department. Lucie Holmgreen received her bachelor’s degree from Ohio State University and her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Marquette University in Milwaukee. She loves teaching about psychology, having taught at Marquette, Rush Medical College, Cardinal Stritch University, and Alverno College. She completed her internship […]

Psychological Science Welcomes New Faculty

Psychological Science welcomes Mary Saczawa to the department!   Mary Saczawa Mary received her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Florida in 2016, with sub-focuses in Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience and Research Design and Analysis.  She is originally from Alabama and did her undergraduate work at Emory University, studying Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology.  […]