Loyola University Maryland

Department of Psychology

Special Recognition

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  Congratulations to the psychology faculty
for their first softball win against the
graduate students in Spring 2014! View pictures>>
  Students from Overlea High School in Baltimore spent a day on March 18, 2014 on the campus of Loyola University Maryland to learn more about the college experience. Dr. Marianna Carlucci conducted a general psychology lecture for the students, including discussion of an assigned reading and breakout discussions of the lecture topic.  As you can see in this brief video clip, the students loved the experience and especially Dr. Carlucci!

Congratulations to Dr. Jason Prenoveau and Dr. Matt Kirkhart who were awarded a grant from the Center for Open Science that will fund their project, entitled “Nonconscious goal pursuit in novel environments: The case of implicit learning,” a replication study that is part of the larger Psychology Reproducibility Project.
Michiko Iwasaki Congratulations to Dr. Michiko Iwasaki who received a grant from the Japanese Medical Support Network Inc. (JAMSNET) to conduct an online survey on cross-national marriages between Japanese and American individuals.
Angelita Yu
Congratulations to Dr. Angelita Yu-Crowley who received a Technology Grant from Loyola’s Office of Technology Services to fund the purchase of multiple licenses for iSupe, an application she developed for providing real-time supervision using iPads. Dr. Yu-Crowley will be evaluating the effectiveness of the application at the Loyola Clinical Centers for a pilot study this spring.
Marianna Carlucci
Congratulations to Dr. Marianna Carlucci received a grant-in-aid from The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) for her project titled, “Perceptions of the Gay Panic Defense”, which she will undertake during her tenure-track research leave scheduled for next spring. 
Christopher Higginson
Congratulations to Dr. Chris Higginson who granted tenure and promoted to Associate Professor this May 2013.
Charlie LoPresto receives award Congratulations to Dr. Charlie LoPresto who was honored on May 4, 2012 with the  AFFIRM Award, a special acknowledgement by the student body in recognition of faculty who build “inspiring relationships” as a student mentor. The Green & Grey Society is a group of 14 seniors that act as liasions between students and Loyola faculty and administration.
Marianna Carlucci Congratulations to Dr. Marianna Carlucci who had her study on first-person memory that was published in Psychonomic Bulletin and Review featured in ScienceNews magazine.
Carolyn Barry Congratulations to Dr. Carolyn Barry who was awarded The Faculty Award for Excellence in Service-Learning and Engaged Scholarship at the 2011 Maryland Day celebration! The award was presented at the Deans’ Symposium, featuring presentations from faculty representing each of Loyola’s three schools. Carolyn has been a tireless champion of engaged scholarship and service-learning in our department and across the University and is very deserving of this prestigious recognition.
George Everly Congratulations to Dr. George Everly who was elected as an American Psychology Association fellow in September 2010.
Jeffrey E Barnett Congratulations to Dr. Jeff Barnett who received the Division 42 Best of the Bulletin Award for his many articles that have been published in The Independent Practitioner. The award was bestowed by the Board of APA's Division 42, Psychologists in Independent Practice, who say of Dr. Barnett's ongoing contributions to the division bulletin, “As a continuing contributor to the IP, your articles illuminate ethical and practice issues that challenge and educate. You help practitioners at all levels focus on situations that improve practice, while making us sensitive to issues that broaden our capabilities to practice both effectively and carefully.” Dr. Barnett received the award at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological  Association in San Diego in August 2010.
Steve Sobelman Congratulations to Dr. Steve Sobelman on his appointment to the rank of professor emeritus. Dr. Sobelman has been a vital part of our department for nearly 37 years and continues to make a significant contribution to the training of our graduate students, mentoring of our alumni, and promotion of our discipline at the state and national levels.