Notable Faculty & Student Achievements
Allison Hewett ’22, Vy Nguyen ’22, and Associate Professor of Psychology Carin Perilloux presented a poster at the Western Psychological Association 102nd Annual Convention, held April 27–May 1 in Portland, Oregon. This poster, titled “Who Gets the Tingles? Modeling ASMR Predictors,” represents their work during SCOPE 2021.
Professor of Psychology Traci Giuliano’s article “High Impact: Examining Predictors of Faculty-Undergraduate Coauthored Publication and Presentation in Psychology” was published in the journal PLOS ONE. All three coauthors, Isham Kimbell ’21, Emily Olsen ’20, and Jennifer Howell ’09, were current or former undergraduates at the time the research was conducted.
Alumna Alyssa Sucrese ’21, Associate Professor of Psychology Carin Perilloux, and current student Erica Burley ’22 presented a poster titled “Just Friends? Jealousy Attributions for Extramarital Friendships” at the 2022 Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Convention, held virtually and in person February 16–19.
Associate Professor of Psychology Carin Perilloux, along with collaborator Jaime Cloud of Western Oregon University, published two articles in the latest issue of the peer-reviewed journal Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences: “This Old Thing? Responding to Compliments Depends on Sex and Relative Status” and “The Relationship between Mating Context and Women’s Appearance Enhancement Strategies.”
Professor of Psychology Fay Guarraci was recently awarded the American Psychological Foundations 2021 Division 1–Society for General Psychology Mary Whiton Calkins Grant. The grant will support research on the development of an animal model of puberty delay and gender-affirming hormone treatment to better understand the long-term outcomes of puberty suppression and adult hormone treatment in the context of gender transition. Mary Whiton Calkins was the first woman to preside as president of the American Psychological Association in 1905.
Professor of Psychology Fay Guarraci recently published an article that was a collaboration across three countries investigating the patterning of male sexual behavior in two strains of rats. The article, “Male Rat Sexual Behavior: Insights from Inter-Copulatory Intervals,” was published in Behavioral Processesthis month.