News Archive 2016

The Department of Psychology Celebrates Graduating Seniors, Honors Recipients, and Award Winners at Class Day 2016

The Department of Psychology held its annual Class Day event on Monday, May 30, 2016 to celebrate the Class of 2016 graduates.  Festivities were held in the Frist Campus Center, where families, friends, and faculty congratulated the graduates on their profound accomplishments.

Susan Fiske, Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology & Professor of Public Affairs, will receive the Medal for Distinguished Service

Susan Fiske, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology & Professor of Public Affairs at Princeton University, will receive the Medal for Distinguished Service from Teachers College, Columbia University, for her exploration of emotional prejudices at the cultural, interpersonal and neural levels.

Associate Professor Elizabeth Levy Paluck and colleagues implement bullying and school conflict study into middle schools across New Jersey.

Elizabeth Levy Paluck works with study co-authors Hana Shepherd (Rutgers University) and Peter Aronow (Yale University) to create a program designed to engage the school's most influential students, only some of whom fit the typical profile of a student leader or a popular student, to spread anti-conflict messages.