Social program 2017 Social doctoral program (faculty and students) 2017
Social program 2015 Social doctoral program (faculty and students) 2015
Miami at Duck 2015 Miami faculty and graduates at Duck Social Cognition Conference, Outer Banks, NC, 2015
Grad students at MPA Graduate students at Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, 2016
Grad students at MPA Graduate students at Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, 2016
Grad students presenting research Graduate students present research at Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, 2016

Social Program News

Recent news regarding social faculty and alumni

  • Amy Summerville is a co-PI on a 4-year NSF grant to develop an intervention for early engineering and pre-engineering courses that uses counterfactual thinking.
  • Heather Claypool is a co-PI on a 4-year NSF grant with Miami alum Dr. Michael Bernstein (Ph. D., 2010) to study the impact of social exclusion on stereotyping and individuation.
  • Amanda Diekman is a PI on a 4-year NSF grant to understand communal processes in the retention of women in STEM pathways. In addition, she is a co-PI on an NSF S-STEM grant to fund the Electronics and Computing Service Scholars program.
  • Allen McConnell was promoted to University Distinguished Professor beginning Fall 2017.
  • Amy Summerville was named Midwestern Psychological Association Fellow.
  • Kurt Hugenberg was named the 2017 Psi Chi Professor of the Year.
  • Allen McConnell was elected President of the Midwestern Psychological Association (2016-17) and President of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (2018).
  • Steven Almaraz received a 2017 Capretta Award, which recognizes post-master's graduate students'  programs of research.
  • Paige Lloyd received the Department of Psychology's Dissertation Scholar Award for 2017-18, and she received a PEO Scholar Award to support her dissertation research as well.
  • Jason Deska was named 2017 Psi Chi Graduate Student of the Year
  • Hayley Skulborstad (Ph.D., 2016) accepted an Assistant Professor of Psychology position at Mount Ida College in Boston, MA, beginning in August 2016.
  • John Paul Wilson (Ph.D., 2013) accepted an Assistant Professor of Psychology position at Montclair State University in Montclair, NJ, beginning in August 2016.
  • Christina Brown (Ph.D., 2009) was promoted to Associate Professor of Psychology at Arcadia Univ.
  • Michael Bernstein (Ph.D., 2010) was promoted to Associate Professor of Psychology at Penn State Univ. Abington.
  • Kurt Schuepfer (Ph.D., 2017) accepted a position as Data Scientist at Macy's.
  • Program 2010 Alums Michael Bernstein and Don Sacco were elected Fellows of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology.