Recent Representative Graduates, Dissertation Title, Advisor, and Current Employment
Darla Lawson (2006; Dr. Geoffrey Thorpe, advisor). “Test anxiety: A test of attentional bias.” Pediatric Neuropsychologist, Access Point, Idaho Falls, ID.
Diana M. Higgins (2006; Dr. Jeffrey Hecker, advisor). “Preventing generalized anxiety disorder in an at-risk sample of college students: A brief cognitive-behavioral approach.” Health Psychologist, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.
Teresa Edenfield (2007; Dr. Sandra Sigmon, advisor). “Exercise and mood: Exploring the role of exercise in regulating stress reactivity in bipolar disorder.” Postdoctoral Fellow, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC.
Elaine S. McMillan (2008; Dr. Geoffrey Thorpe, advisor). “Processing social information: An investigation of the modification of attentional biases in social anxiety.” Postdoctoral Fellow, Veteran Affairs Palo Alto, Palo Alto, CA.
Elizabeth J. Shepherd (2008; Dr. Douglas Nangle, advisor). “Intervening to promote social skill usage in Head Start preschoolers: A single-group design evaluation of effectiveness.” Psychologist, Clinical Services of Easter Seals, Easter Seals, NH.
Michael Cassano (2008; Dr. Janice Zeman, advisor). “A break from the norm: Parental Emotion regulation, expectancy violations, and gender in the parental socialization of sadness regulation in childhood.” Assistant Professor, Widener University, Chester, PA.
Michelle Rivera (2008; Dr. Douglas Nangle, advisor). “Evaluating a social learning theory of dating aggression: The role of relational aggression.” Assistant Professor, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX.
Stephanie LaMattina (2008, Dr. Sandra Sigmon, advisor). “Examining the role of stress in binge eating disorder.” Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Medical School and Cambridge Alliant Health, Boston, MA.
Molly Adrian (2009; Dr. Cynthia Erdley & Dr. Janice Zeman, advisors). “A cumulative risk model of non-suicidal self-injury: Contributions of emotion regulation and contextual invalidation.” Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Lindsay Owings (2010; Dr. Geoffrey Thorpe, advisor). "Factors related to high ratings on the implied latent trait of incompetence in Maine archival competency evaluations." Postdoctoral Fellow, Florida State Hospital, Chattahoochee, FL.