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Psychology Department News and Announcements

August 2020 - Congrats to Melissa Vazquez Hornik (I-O Psychology PhD student) for being awarded a $10,000 Illinois Space Grant Fellowship as well to Dr. Suzanne Bell for her NASA related research
July 2020 -  DePaul’s chapter of Psi Chi received the Model Chapter Award, again this year! There are more than 1,180 Psi Chi chapters, and we were one of the 23 chapters nationally who received the award this year. Theresa Luhrs and Jennifer Zimmerman are the Faculty Advisors of the DePaul Chapter. 
May 2020I-O PhD student Amber Cotton Rouse won the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s 2020 Psychological Science and Entrepreneurship Poster Award at the APS 2020 Convention for her poster “Black Female Entrepreneurs Maintain Work-Life Boundaries and Balance.”  The work was based on her dissertation, advised by Alice Stuhlmacher.​

June 2020 - Jesus Solano-Martinez was awarded the Diversifying Faculty in Illinois Fellowship for 2020-2021. The goal of DFI is to increase the number of underrepresented minority full-time tenure track faculty and staff at Illinois’ two- and four-year, public and private colleges and universities. 

March 2020 -  Congratulations to Lidia Monjaras-Gaytan, a 3rd-year community psychology PhD student, who was awarded the prestigious Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship! This competitive national award is only awarded to 3% of its applications.  

March 2020 - The Society for Community Research and Action’s Cowen Community Psychology Dissertation of the Year was awarded to Elizabeth (Liz) McConnell for her dissertation, “Race-Related Social Contextual Factors, Substance Use, and HIV Among Young Men Who Have Sex with Men in Chicago.”

Feb 2020 - Psychology alumni Anna M. Matuszewska (MA 2003, PHD 2007 Industrial and Organizational Psychology) and Maritza Rivera-Ruano  (BA 1997) were featured in Crain’s Chicago Business as 2020 Notable Leaders in HR.

June 2019 - Congrats to DePaul’s Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society on receiving 2018-2019 Model Chapter Award!  

June 2019 - I-0 PhD Student student Tatem Burns was awarded Future Space Leaders Foundation Fellow for 2019-2020, a $10,000 fellowship.