Chair’s Report 2017

I have recently found myself reflecting on the Psychology Department at different points in time, specifically the past and the present. My thoughts about the past come in part from recently uncovering a time capsule of sorts within the department. There are rows of lockers on the 2nd floor of the Psychology building, many that Read More »

Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Kate Ratliff always knew she wanted to be an educator. The only questions were what and who. Although she began college with a major in special education, she quickly moved her attention to psychology and sociology following a course on race relations. In 2003, she graduated from Belmont University (Nashville, TN) and began a Read More »

Alumna Spotlight

The Ring Award was established by Trish Calvert Ring, Ph.D. to support graduate students in any branch of the Department of Psychology. The award is designed to support graduate student research by funding proposed projects and conference travel to present their research findings. Dr. Ring is a 1996 graduate of the Counseling Psychology program.  She Read More »

Staff Spotlight

As you enter the Psychology Department’s main office, the first person typically welcoming you is Jackie Rollins or “Ms. Jackie,” as she is affectionately referred to by graduate students. It is inevitably a greeting accompanied by a warm smile. Jackie has been an integral part of UF since 1993 and the Psychology Department since 2001. Read More »

Faculty Accomplishments

Media Laurie Mintz’ research on sexual health has been featured in several publications, including Women’s Health (January 2016), Global Health and Travel Magazine (January 2016), The Onion (February 2016), The Look (March 2016), Romper (September 2016), and Cosmopolitan (March 2017). Dorothy Espelage is hitting the news with her research; check out the Huffington Post article Read More »

Student Accomplishments

Carla Strickland-Hughes (DEV) received the following: Gerber Developmental Psychology Research Award, Spring 2017, $2,000. Charles Vincent and Heidi Cole McLaughlin Dissertation Fellowship, Summer 2016, $7,000. Department Travel Award, Summer 2017, $500. Jacquelin Goldman Travel Award for Developmental Research, Summer 2016, $500. John Shallcross (BCN) received a $500 CARE travel award (Center for Addiction Research and Education) Read More »

In Memoriam

It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of one of our graduate students, Christopher Rubow, during the fall semester. Chris was a student in the Behavior Analysis program working in Tim Vollmer’s lab. As Professor Vollmer described him: Chris was a very creative researcher and an excellent technical writer. His work on Read More »

News and Notes

Dr. Nicole Dorey received a 2016-2017 CLAS Faculty Advising Award in recognition of her innovation and outreach in advising/mentoring. Dr. Brian Cahill has been nominated for a 2016-2017 Faculty Teaching Award. Dr. Bonnie Moradi was invited to co-edit a special section of the Journal of Counseling Psychology on “Intersectionality research in counseling psychology” with Carlos Read More »