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Ravi Thiruchselvam
Thiruchselvam Publishes Second Article in SCAN

Assistant Professor of Psychology Ravi Thiruchselvam recently published a paper in the journal Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (SCAN). “Neural Processing of Emotional-intensity Predicts Emotion Regulation Choice” presents the results of a collaborative project done with researchers from Stanford University and Tel Aviv University.  More ...

Azriel Grysman
Grysman Publishes Article on Gender and Memory

An article by Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology Azriel Grysman was recently published in the Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. “Gender Differences in Episodic Encoding of Autobiographical Memory” focuses on gender differences with regard to episodic and semantic memory, and encoding and retrieval.  More ...

New Faculty Appointed for 2016-17

Margaret Gentry, interim vice president, academic affairs and dean of faculty, announced the appointment of new faculty for the 2016-17 academic year, including nine tenure-track appointments, 17 visiting professors and instructors, five lecturers and two teaching fellows.  More ...

Ravi Thiruchselvam
Thiruchselvam Publishes Study Results in SCAN

Assistant Professor of Psychology Ravi Thiruchselvam recently published an article in Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience (SCAN). The article presented the results of a study conducted with Jessica Harper ’15 and Abigail Homer ’16.  More ...

Dodds ’89 Presents at Pa. Bar Institute Program

Lawrence D. Dodds ’89, partner of the law firm, Wisler Pearlstine, LLP, recently presented at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Snapshots of Special Education Program. He spoke on “Divorced Parents and the IDEA – From Evaluations and IEPs, to Field Trips and School Events.”  More ...

From left, Jaclyn Zingman ’18, Barbara Singhakiat ’17, Leah Pranschke ’17.
Psychology Majors Explore Self-Esteem and Ego Threat

This summer, psychology majors Barbara Singhakiat ’17, Leah Pranschke ’17 and Jaclyn Zingman ’18 are conducting social psychology research under the supervision of Professor of Psychology Jennifer Borton. Their work examines reductions in working memory following ego threat in people with defensive self-esteem.  More ...

From left Lisa Trivedi, Russell Marcus, Richard Bedient, Alexandra List.
Teaching Awards Presented at Class & Charter Day

Hamilton College’s highest awards for teaching were presented to four faculty members during the annual Class & Charter Day ceremony on May 9. Professor of History Lisa Trivedi was awarded the Samuel & Helen Lang Prize for Excellence in Teaching; Assistant Professor of Psychology Alexandra List was honored with the John R. Hatch Excellence in Teaching Award; and Assistant Professor of Philosophy Russell Marcus received the Class of 1963 Excellence in Teaching Award. In addition, Richard Bedient, the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Mathematics, received Student Assembly’s Sidney Wertimer Award.  More ...

From left, Rebecca Murtaugh, Doug Weldon, Nathan Goodale, Carl Rubino, Russell Marcus, Steve Ellingson.
Six Honored With Dean's Scholarly Achievement Awards

Six Hamilton faculty members were recognized for their research and creative successes with the Dean’s Scholarly Achievement Awards, presented by Dean of Faculty Patrick Reynolds on Class & Charter Day on May 9. The awards recognize individual accomplishment but reflect a richness and depth of scholarship and creative activity across the entire faculty.  More ...

Azriel Grysman
Grysman Publishes Articles on Gender and Memory

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology Azriel Grysman was the co-author of articles published recently in the journals Memory and Memory & Cognition. The articles report results research on gender and memory, conducted with his colleagues at Emory University.  More ...

Cameron Brick
Brick’s Research Referenced in Article

A paper titled “Unearthing the ‘Green’ Personality: Core Traits Predict Environmentally Friendly Behavior,” co-authored by Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology Cameron Brick, was referenced in an article that appeared in the Santa Barbara Independent (Santa Barbara, Calif.) on April 10.  More ...

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