The Department of Psychology 2021 Summer Newsletter was sent out to alumni in late summer 2021. You can view all of our past newsletters here.
Our department is open but we strongly encourage mask wearing while indoors in our offices.
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Phone: (405) 325-4511
The University is proactively monitoring COVID-19. Stay updated with the latest information and what’s being done to protect the OU community.
The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services has provided a list of resources to pertaining to mental health services.
The Department of Psychology is happy to introduce our newest academic advisor, Emma Cockrell!
Emma Cockrell is originally from Houston and graduated from Texas A&M University in the spring of 2019. She and her partner, Hannah, moved to Norman right after graduating to pursue Emma's master's degree in adult and higher education. This May, she graduated from the adult and higher education program. In November of 2019, Emma added a new puppy, Obi-Wan, to her family and they are happy to have made Norman their home.
Dr. Jenel Cavazos was selected to chair the American Psychological Association’s Society for Teaching Psychology’s Task Force for Resources for “Pivot Teaching”: This task force will gather, solicit, and publicize resources for “pivot teaching” – e.g., changing modalities mid-semester, accommodating individual students whose situation has changed, integrating more flexibility into courses generally.
Professor of Quantitative Psychology, Robert Terry, retired in early 2021 and has been named a Professor Emeritus by the department. Congratulations, Robert!
Congratulations to (from left) Keri Kornelson (Professor in the Department of Mathematics), Lori Snyder (Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology) and Megan Elwood Madden (Professor in the School of Geosciences) on their recent $30,000 grant from Howard Hughes Medical Institute for their research project titled “University of Oklahoma: Meaningful evaluation of effective and inclusive teaching”!
Congratulations to (from left) Shane Connelly (Professor in Department of Psychology), Sunny Kyong Lee (Associate Professor in the Department of Communication) and Glenn Leshner (Edward L. and Thelma Gaylord Chair in the Gaylord College) on their recent $20,000 grant from the Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities seed grant program for their research project titled “Promoting Covid-19 Vaccine Confidence through Tailored Health Messaging”!
Congratulations to the Department of Psychology's lead undergraduate advisor Jen DuBois for being awarded the 2021 College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Outstanding Academic Advising Award!
Congratulations to our own assistant professor Jordan Loeffelman, who is this year's recipient of the University of Oklahoma Student Government Association Outstanding Faculty Award!
Congratulations to assistant professor Rachel Jang for being awarded a College of Arts and Sciences Data Scholarship Initiatives and Research Collaborations Summer Research Fellowship for her project titled, “Who are likely to develop heart disease: A prediction of heart disease using machine learning techniques.”