What’s Happening

All Categories



Shannon Suffoletto '99 is the director of health and wellness at DePaul University.

Posted Date: May 9, 2016
Emma Share '16

Psychology major Emma Share '16 has been recognized for her extensive service to the community.

Posted Date: April 27, 2016

Robert Weis, associate professor of psychology, was honored with the Charles A. Brickman Teaching Excellence award.

Posted Date: April 21, 2016

Help us improve our programming for new parents. We want your opinion!

Posted Date: March 21, 2016
Corey Fergus '11

Psychology major Corey Fergus '11 is a professional race car driver in his spare time.

Posted Date: March 4, 2016
Jordan Holmes '17

Jordan Holmes '17 is named to CoSIDA Academic All-America team.

Posted Date: March 3, 2016
Phi Beta Kappa

Cheyanne Cierpial '16 is an intern with the national office of Phi Beta Kappa. See her first blog post on maker spaces at colleges.

Posted Date: February 24, 2016


Thursday, December 10, 2015
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Students in 200-Level Research Courses Share Their Work

Posted Date: December 14, 2015
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Dr. Maureen A. Craig (Ohio State University) will present new research about living in a “majority-minority” nation.

Posted Date: September 1, 2015
Denison students in Newark

Denison students from Professor Dave Przybyla's psychology classes suggest ways to get their peers downtown.

Posted Date: August 24, 2015
Steven Maier
Thursday, November 5, 2015
7:00 PM

Professor of psychology and neuroscience, Steven Maier, will discuss his recent research as part of the J.R. Kantor lectureship through the Psychology Department.

Posted Date: August 24, 2015
David Williams

University of Rochester Professor David Williams '75 was awarded $500K t research optics of the human eye.

Posted Date: August 19, 2015

Psychology major and member of the Denison golf team, Jonathan Taylor '17 recently played at the world-class Whistling Straits golf course along Lake Michigan.

Posted Date: August 17, 2015
Michael Vawter '14

Psychology major Michael Vawter '14 is taking his Robot Academy to a new level.

Posted Date: July 23, 2015
Senior Research Presentations
Thursday, April 23, 2015
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Four students will present the results of their year-long, empirical research projects in psychological science.

Posted Date: April 23, 2015

Kristina Keidel ’17 a psychology and communication double major, and the president of the college’s Active Minds chapter,was recently selected as a member of the National Active Minds Student Advisory Committee.

Posted Date: April 8, 2015
Pediatric Psychology
Thursday, April 2, 2015
10:00 AM to 11:15 AM

Dr. Catherine Butz, a clinical psychologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, will introduce the field of pediatric psychology and describe her work as a pediatric neuropsychologist in a hospital setting.

Posted Date: March 20, 2015
Child Anxiety
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
10:00 AM to 11:15 AM

Anxiety and depressive disorders are among the most common psychiatric problems experienced by youths. Dr. Mackinaw-Koons will review these disorders and describe evidenced-based psychosocial treatments.

Posted Date: March 20, 2015
Sydni Harmon ’17

Acceptance to a prestigious undergraduate fellows program marks the beginning of a career in higher education for Sydni Harmon ’17.

Posted Date: March 9, 2015

Tania Alvarez, a psychology major and member of the Denison class of 2000, was recently awarded the Outstanding Advising in Advising Primary Role for the Mid-Atlantic region.

Posted Date: March 3, 2015
Jordan Holmes

Psychology major Jordan Holmes '17, is a standout on the Denison Women's Basketball Team.

Posted Date: February 5, 2015


Departmental faculty updates for Fall 2014.

Posted Date: December 3, 2014
Reconsidering Milgram
Monday, November 17, 2014
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Dr. Jill Morawski (Wesleyan University) will present "Reflexivity in Psychology: Reconsidering Milgram's Obedience Studies" on Monday, November 17, 2014 in the Burton-Morgan Lecture Hall.

Posted Date: November 14, 2014
Monday, October 13, 2014
7:00 AM

Denison University’s Department of Psychology welcomes Inger Lerstrup presenting a lecture, “Forest as Classroom,” at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 13.

Posted Date: October 6, 2014
Kantor Series

The Kantor Lecture Series welcomes Eugene Borgida, professor of psychology and law at the University of Minnesota to present two lectures.

Posted Date: March 28, 2014
2013 Brain Bee
Brain Bee Events
Saturday, February 1, 2014
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

The brain is a fascinating organ,” says Nestor Matthews, associate professor of psychology. “It’s worth a lifetime of study.”

Posted Date: January 17, 2014


"Beyond nature versus nurture: Changing views of infant language development"
Kantor Series
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
7:30 PM

“Beyond nature versus nurture: Changing views of infant language development” presented by Jenny Saffran (Professor of Psychology at University of Wisconsin-Madison) on Sept. 25.

Posted Date: September 4, 2013
Thursday, September 26, 2013
4:30 PM

“Sounds and Meanings Working Together: Word learning as a collaborative effort” presented by Jenny Saffran (Professor of Psychology at University of Wisconsin-Madison) on Sept. 26.

Posted Date: September 4, 2013


Kantor Series
Thursday, February 2, 2012 to Friday, February 3, 2012

Theory of Perception-Action for All Organisms: What Kind of Science Does it Entail?

Posted Date: January 20, 2012