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>>Details 06.05.2017event2017 APA Advanced Training Institute on Research Methods with Diverse Racial and Ethnic Groups The Consortium for Multicultural Psychology Research (CMPR) will be offering the 2017 APA Advanced Training Institute on Research Methods with Diverse Racial and Ethnic Groups from June 5-9, 2017 at the Kellogg Conference Center. Professor Frederick Leong is the Director of this summer institute and this will be the 10th year in which the ATI will be offered by the CMPR which enrolls approximately 35 participants (assistant professors, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate students) from around the country. Several MSU psychology faculty also serve as lecturers in this training program. More details regarding the 2017 ATI can be found at the CMPR website.
>>Details 05.25.2017newsPsychology graduate Sian Beilock to become next president of Barnard. Dr. Beilock, 41, has been on the faculty at the University of Chicago for 12 years. She has a bachelor’s degree in cognitive science from the University of California, San Diego, and doctorates in kinesiology and in psychology from Michigan State University. She has written two books and more than 100 articles.   Click here for more information.
>>Details 04.14.2017event2017 MSU Symposium on Multicultural Psychology The 2017 MSU Symposium on Multicultural Psychology will focus on "Chinese Psychology: Current Theories and Models in Understanding 1.4 Billion People." This conference is part of the biennial MSU Symposium on Multicultural Psychology at Michigan State University. The conference will be held April 14-15, 2017 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center. Registration form and more details can be found at: http://psychology.msu.edu/CMPR/msu_symposium.aspx
>>Details 03.30.2017newsThe ITC International Handbook of Testing and Assessment co-edited by Fred Leong and colleagues is the winner of 2017 Ursula Gielen Global Psychology Book Award from APA Division 52 (International Psychology)
>>Details 03.24.2017event2017 Annual Distinguished Lecture on Multicultural Psychology Steven J. Heine, Professor of Social and Cultural Psychology and Distinguished University Scholar at the University of British Columbia will be giving the 2017 Annual Distinguished Lecture on Multicultural Psychology sponsored by CMPR. The lecture entitled 'WEIRD Psychology:The Challenges of Searching for a Human Nature' has been scheduled for Friday, March 24, 2017 in room 118 from 4:00-5:30 pm (PLEASE NOTE THE LATER START TIME). There will be a reception afterwards in room 230 from 5:30-6:30 pm. As usual, we will also be presenting the 2017 CMPR Joseph L. White Outstanding Student Multicultural Research Award at the beginning of the lecture.
>>Details 03.17.2017newsCongratulations to Courtney Bryant for receiving a NSF graduate fellowship!
>>Details 03.10.2017newsZak Neal receives 2017 APA Division 27 Early Career Award
>>Details 03.02.2017newsAmy Drahota’s systematic review about community-academic partnerships rated as one of Milbank Quarterly’s Top 5 peer-reviewed articles of 2016
>>Details 02.03.2017newsBill Chopik receives Rising Star Award from the Association for Psychological Science
>>Details 12.13.2016newsEcological/Community Psychology and Affiliated Faculty receive a 2017 Excellence in Diversity Award

The award is from MSU’s Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives.  The award program recognizes outstanding efforts of faculty, students and staff at MSU that are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion and who actively engage in activities that demonstrate a sustained commitment to these principles.

>>Details 11.18.2016newsDr. Kozlowski honored with 2017 Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award Steve Kozolowski has been honored with the 2017 Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
>>Details 11.11.2016eventMaternal and child health program evaluation: An experience from the field HDI/IGSEIC Talk presented by Monal Shroff, PhD MPH, Michigan Public Health Institute, Okemos, MI, Time:  10:15-11:30am, Room 9, Human Ecology Building
>>Details 10.28.2016eventFather-child relationships and children’s socioemotional development HDI/IGSEIC Talk presented by Sarah Schoppe-Sullivan, PhD, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.  Time:  10:15-11:30 am, Room 9, Human Ecology Building
>>Details 10.10.2016newsDr. Chopik's article "Happy People Make Their Spouses Healthier" posted on Time site. But a new study suggests that people whose spouses are happier are probably also in better shape, even independently of their own happiness. In fact, the study’s data suggests that people with a happy partner are 34% more likely to be healthy than those married to a downer.   Click here to see full article.
>>Details 09.20.2016newsJenna and Zak Neal's Michigan School Program Information Project featured at MSU today http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2016/msu-project-helps-school-officials-find-most-effective-programs/
>>Details 09.16.2016eventSocial inequality as a risk factor for IPV: a macro-structural perspective HDI/IGSEIC Talk presented by Joana Cabral, PhD, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal.  Time:  10:15-11:30 am, Room 9, Human Ecology Building
>>Details 09.09.2016event2016 Messe Lecture: DR. CLAUDE STEELE Dr. Claude Steele will deliver the 2016 Annual Messe Lecture. The title of his talk is: Stereotype and Identity Threat: Toward A Science Of Diverse Communities And Institutions The lecture is at 3:30 on Friday, September 9, in Psychology Room 118. Reception to follow in Room 230.   See https://msu.edu/user/kerr/LAM.Lecture/ for more details.
>>Details 06.07.2016newsLauren Harris named fellow of APA Division 3
>>Details 06.06.2016event2016 APA Advanced Training Institute on Research Methods with Diverse Racial and Ethnic Groups The Consortium for Multicultural Psychology Research (CMPR) will be offering the 2016 APA Advanced Training Institute on Research Methods with Diverse Racial and Ethnic Groups from June 6-10, 2016 at the Kellogg Conference Center. Professor Frederick Leong is the Director of this summer institute and this will be the 9th year in which the ATI will be offered by the CMPR which enrolls approximately 35 participants (assistant professors, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate students) from around the country. Several MSU psychology faculty also serve as lecturers in this training program. More details regarding the 2016 ATI can be found at the CMPR website
>>Details 05.25.2016newsIgnacio Acevedo-Polakovich receives 2016 National Latina/o Psychological Association’s Distinguished Professional Early Career Award
>>Details 05.05.2016newsKim Fenn receives Early Career Award from the Psychonomic Society
>>Details 04.22.2016event2016 Annual Distinguished Lecture on Multicultural Psychology Stanley Sue, Distinguished Professor and Co-Director for the Center for Excellence in Diversity at Palo Alto University will be giving the 2016 Annual Distinguished Lecture on Multicultural Psychology sponsored by CMPR. The lecture entitled 'Cultural Competency Research: The Stories Behind the Story' has been scheduled for Friday, April 22, 2016 in room 118 from 3:30-5:00 pm. There will be a reception afterwards in room 230 from 5:00-6:00 pm. As usual,we will also be presenting the 2016 CMPR Joseph L. White Outstanding Student Multicultural Research Award at the beginning of the lecture.
>>Details 04.19.2016newsIgnacio Acevedo-Polakovich named 2016-18 Implementation Research Institute Fellow This fellowship is supported in affiliation with the Center for Mental Health Services Research, within the George Warren Brown School of Social Work, at Washington University in St. Louis.  Dr. Acevedo-Polakovich was selected from a large and competitive applicant pool.  His fellowship is funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and will support a research agenda in implementation science that aligns with the NIDA plan.  
>>Details 04.10.2016newsZak Neal awarded the Freeman Early Career Award from the International Network for Social Network Analysis
>>Details 04.06.2016newsFred Leong appointed to the National Project Advisory Committee of the Office of Minority Health at the Department of Health and Human Services for their behavioral health e-learning initiative
>>Details 03.24.2016newsCathleen McGreal and Katie Gregory received 2015-16 MSU-AT&T 'Best Course' awards! Cathleen was honored for PSY 444 - a hybrid/flipped tier-II writing course in developmental psychology.   Katie developed a new online section of PSY 270 - Community Psychology
>>Details 03.15.2016newsCheck out the new video on Jenna and Zak Neal's MiSPI project https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_wBqzqxRak
>>Details 03.01.2016newsA new certificate option for our online MA in Program Evaluation was just approved
>>Details 02.12.2016eventLarge-scale Evaluation of After-School Programs for Continuous Improvement HDI Talk presented by Laurie Van Egeren, PhD, Assistant Provost for University-Community Partnerships, University Outreach and Engagement, Michigan State University. Time: 10-11:30,Room 120, Psychology Building
>>Details 02.05.2016newsRobin Miller wins 2016 Ethnic Minority Mentoring Award from APA Division 27
>>Details 02.03.2016newsJenna Neal wins 2016 SCRA Early Career Award
>>Details 02.02.2016newsSarah Reed wins the 2016 Emory Cowen Dissertation Award from SCRA
>>Details 01.15.2016eventAdvances in the study of physical activity during pregnancy HDI Talk presented by James M. Pivarnik, PhD, Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University.  Time:  10:00 - 11:30 am Room 120 Psychology Building
>>Details 01.05.2016newsBill Chopik makes Forbes Top 30 Under 30 in Science list
>>Details 12.04.2015event"Prenatal Representations of Caregiving: RIsk Factors and Associated Outcomes" HDI Talk presented by Alissa Huth-Bocks, PhD, Eastern Michigan University.  Time:  10-11:30 am  Location:  552 W. Circle Drive, Human Ecologoy Conference Room (room 9)
>>Details 11.13.2015event"Teaching Communication Partners to Support Young Children with Complex Communication Needs" HDI Talk presented by Sarah Douglas, PhD, HDFS.  Time:  10-11:30  Location:  552 W. Circle Drive, Human Ecology Conference Room (Room 9)
>>Details 10.09.2015eventMesse Memorial Lecture: Dr. Jeffry Simpson, Oct. 9 Dr. Jeffry Simpson will deliver the 2015 Messe Memorial Lecture. His talk is titled, The Effect of Early Life Experiences on Risk-taking and Impulse Control in Adulthood.
The lecture will be held on Friday, Oct. 9, at 3:30 in Psychology Room 118.  
>>Details 10.09.2015event"Understanding Processes of Generational Boundary Dissolution Across Development" HDI Talk presented by Amy Nuttall, PhD, HDFS. Time:  10-11:30  Location: 552 W. Circle Drive, Human Ecology Conference Room (Room 9)
>>Details 10.09.2015event2015 MSU Symposium on Multicultural Psychology Focused on ' Multicultural Teams: Advancing Team Effectiveness in a Globalized World'. This conference is part of the biennial MSU Symposium on Multicultural Psychology at Michigan State University. The conference will be held October 9-10, 2015 at the Marriott Hotel, East Lansing, Michigan. Please visit website for more details and registration: http://psychology.msu.edu/cmpr/msu_symposium.aspx
>>Details 10.07.2015eventMSU MSW Information Session East Lansing Campus MSW Programs
Regular and Advanced Standing Options 6:00-8:00pm in 312 Bessey Hall
>>Details 09.21.2015newsFred Leong appointed as Associate Editor of the Archives of Scientific Psychology
>>Details 09.15.2015newsChris Hopwood receives the 2015 Young Investigator Award for Early Career Achievements by the International Society for the Study of Personality Disorders
>>Details 08.27.2015newsIgnacio Acevedo-Polakovich receives award for Outstanding Paper Published in The Counseling Psychologist
>>Details 08.17.2015newsNiCole Buchanan receives a 2015 Committee on Women in Psychology Leadership Award
>>Details 08.06.2015newsZak Neal wins Distinguished Graduate Alumnus award from the University of Illinois-Chicago Sociology Department
>>Details 07.09.2015newsDepartment receives APA Award for Culture of Service in the Psychological Sciences
>>Details 06.08.2015event2015 APA Advanced Training Institute on Research Methods with Diverse Racial and Ethnic Groups The Consortium for Multicultural Psychology Research (CMPR) will be offering the 2015 APA Advanced Training Institute on Research Methods with Diverse Racial and Ethnic Groups from June 8-12, 2015 at the Kellogg Conference Center. Professor Frederick Leong is the Director of this summer institute and this will be the 8th year in which the ATI will be offered by the CMPR which enrolls approximately 35 participants (assistant professors, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate students) from around the country. Several MSU psychology faculty also serve as lecturers in this training program. More details regarding the 2015 ATI can be found at the CMPR website.
>>Details 06.04.2015newsJonathan Weaver receives ISS Teaching Excellence Award
>>Details 06.04.2015newsKatherine Cloutier and Katie Clements receive ISS Teaching Excellence Award
>>Details 05.29.2015newsJason Moser's work featured in Psychology Today https://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/201505/the-voice-reason