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​Psychology Department News and Announcements

September 2021 ​- Psi Chi, the international academic honor society in psychology, received the Model Chapter Award again. Theresa Luhrs and Jennifer Zimmerman are the co-faculty advisors of the DePaul chapter. ​

August 2021 - Anne Saw, associate professor of Clinical Psychology, was selected for DePaul's Inaugural "Provost's Award for Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion."

August 2021 - Kathy Grant, professor of CLinical Psychology, was names a "Researcher to Know" by the Illinois Science & Technology Coalition.

July 2021 - LaVome Robinson, professor of Community Psychology, was awarded a $1,371,959 NIMH grant for the third year of the project titled: Preventing Suicide in African American Adolescents. 

July 2021  - Antonio Polo, professor Clinical Psychology, received $60,000 of SAMSHA funding to support the traiing and delivery of their Act & Adapt program in Rhode Island over the next 5 years. 

May 2021 - Graduate Student Association (GSA) won DePaul Student Organization of the Year. 
May 2021 -  Kimberly Quinn, associate professor in the Psychological Science Program, delivered the keynote address, Inclusive Psychological Science, at the annual University of Birmingham Postgraduate Research Event. 
May 2021 - Jocelyn Carter, associate professor, Clinical Psychology, was on WTTW/Ch 11-TV Chicago Tonight discussing the psychology on trauma of the pandemic/pandemic's effect on mental health. 

April 2021 - Anne Saw, associate professor in the Clinical-Community Program, recently was on the Chicago radio station WBEZ, discussing hate crimes on Asian-Americans.

April 2021 -  Channel 2 News/TV, of Baltimore, MD, held a timely conversation with Shelly Rauvola, assistant professior in the I-O Program, on returning to work post-Covid. 

April 2021 - PhD Clinical-Community student, Samantha Nau, was awarded the APA Minority Fellowshiop Program Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Predoctoral Fellowhip, providing financal siupport for up to three years, along with amazing training, networking and professional development opportunities. 

Feb 2021 ​- Ida Salusky, as part of the Op-Ed Project, published an Op-Ed piece on "barriers to legal representation for asylum-seekers" in the online magazine, Visible. ​

January 2021 - DePaul Clinical Community Psychology Doctoral Program alumni, Derek Griffith, was named in the top 1000 Inspiring Black Scientists of America. Dr. Derek M. Griffith is Professor of Medicine, Health & Society and Founder & Director of the Center for Research on Men's Health at Vanderbilt University.

January 2021 ​- Moll Brown's Op-Ed about annual homeless number count within the city of Chicago was published in the Chicago Tribune. 

January 2021 - CNBC ran a 10:45 minute video on "Public Self-Storage and Clutter" that includes an interview with Dn. Joe Ferrari on research on the psychological impact of clutter.

December 2020 - Christine Reyna received the 2020-2021 Academic Growth and Innovation Fund (AGIF) Grant to study Covid-19. Her project investigates how crises, existential threats and collapse of systems are associated with increased support for authoritarian leaders and policies.

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