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News Archive: 2007 - 2008

Summer 2008 | Spring 2008 | Fall 2007

Summer 2008

Bonnie Nastasi June 2008

bonnieThe Department and the School Psychology Ph.D. program welcomes its newest faculty member, Dr. Bonnie Nastasi.

 

Hertz Chair June 2008

The Lila L. and Douglas J. Hertz Endowed Chair in Psychology will focus on "the science of learning.'" The Chair is funded by a generous donation from the Lila and Doug Hertz (both Tulane alumni) and a matching grant from the Louisiana Board of Regents.

Spring 2008


Top Teachers an Inspiration to Undergrads May 2008

cunninghamThe second Suzanne and Stephen Weiss Presidential Fellows for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching were announced at the unified commencement ceremony. Professor Cunningham, who holds a joint appointment in African and African Diaspora Studies, studies resilience and vulnerability in African American children and adolescents.

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Senior Awards May 2008

The 2008 senior scholars in psychology and neuroscience are announced at the April 23 honors reception; they are Jenna Rosen and Lauren Ruth (psychology, who work with Drs. Szechter and Wilson, respectively) and Cassandra Kovach and Christina Thomas (neuroscience, who work with Drs. Schrader-Kriek and Inglis, respectively)). Congratulations to our senior scholars.

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Faculty Accolades May 2008

Terry Christenson is the 2008 recipient of the Emily H. Vokes Faculty Service Award from the School of Continuing Studies. Congratulations to Terry on his fine and consistent service to SCS.

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Fall 2007

Hertz Chair September 2007

The Lila L. and Douglas J. Hertz Endowed Chair in Psychology will focus on "the science of learning.'" The Chair is funded by a generous donation from the Lila and Doug Hertz (both Tulane alumni) and a matching grant from the Louisiana Board of Regents. The BOR matching funds were presented by Commisioner Joe Savoie at a September 6th ceremony at the LBC. A search for the Hertz Chair will commence next fall.


Body Image and Obesity September 2007

Tulane psychology alumnus Dr. David Sarwer (University of Pennsylvania Department of Psychiatry) shared his research insights about body image with the Tulanian. Dr. Sarwer will deliver a colloquium on October 22 about psychological aspects of obesity. Colloquium Schedule

Department of Psychology • 2007 Percival Stern Hall • New Orleans, LA 70118 • Phone: 504-865-5331 • psych@tulane.edu