Undergraduate Community Psychology Research & Mentoring

April 13th, 2018 @ 12:00-1:30pm (EST)

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In this webinar, two undergraduate-focused Community Psychology practitioners and their students will share their insights and work on developing and conducting community psychology research in primarily undergraduate settings. Each group will discuss their institutional context and student population, offer an overview of their research program, showcase one key strategy and related resources, and discuss areas for future growth. The last portion of the webinar will be reserved for audience questions.

We invite submission of questions before the webinar to: lflichty@uw.edu 

About the Panelists

Elizabeth Thomas, Ph.D. is Plough Chair of Urban Studies and Associate Professor of Psychology at Rhodes, a liberal arts college in Memphis, Tennessee. She teaches undergraduate community psychology and co-leads the Community Narrative Research Project (CNRP) with Dr. Marsha Walton, a developmental psychologist. The CNRP is an action research initiative focused on undergraduate students’ experiences of community engagement over time.

The CNRP team also includes undergraduate students Anna Baker-Olson, a Junior Political Science and Psychology Major; Bianca Branch, Senior Psychology Major; Karina Henderson, Senior Bonner Scholar and English Major; Anna Manoogian, Senior Psychology Major; and Remi Parker, Sophomore Bonner Scholar and Psychology Major.

Ashlee Lien, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Old Westbury. She is also the Assistant Program Coordinator of the Research Aligned Mentorship Program.

Oluwadara “Dara” Ogunbo is a senior at SUNY Old Westbury and a member of the First-Generation College Student Research Team. She is particularly interested in community responses and treatment programs designed to work with formerly incarcerated individuals. Dara will be graduating in May, and hopes to enroll in a PhD program for Community Psychology.

Rhayna Prado is a junior at SUNY Old Westbury and a member of the First-Generation College Student Research Team. She has been actively involved in multiple aspects of campus, including as an intern at the Women’s Center. Rhayna is considering a future career in Community Psychology, and plans to graduate in May 2019. 

Magi Aziz is a sophomore at SUNY Old Westbury and a student in the Research Aligned Mentorship Program. She has been involved in campus leadership through the RAM Leadership Team and as a student ambassador. After graduation, Magi hopes to become a Clinical Psychologist for the Air Force.

The webinar will be introduced and moderated by Undergraduate Community Psychology Research and Practice Interest Group co-chair Lauren Lichty, Ph.D. Assistant Professor at University of Washington Bothell. 

Webinar Sponsored by the Undergraduate CP Research and Practice Interest Group