Department Head Dr. Keith Campbell Gives TEDdx Talk on Narcissism

Keith Campbell stands on the UGA Tedx Stage and speaks about his research

What do Kylie Jenner and the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge have in common? Dr. W. Keith Campbell argues that both require a little bit of narcissism. As head of UGA's Department of Psychology and a leading scholar on narcissism, Dr. Campbell has devoted more than 20 years to studying narcissism and in his tenure, has authored more than 150 academic publications. His talk addresses the complex implications of narcissism: how we can harness its power and avoid failing under its influence.

Lauren Quast Awarded the Adolescent and Young Adult Special Interest Group's Best Poster Award

The psychology department would like to congratulate Lauren Quast, who was awarded the Adolescent and Young Adult Special Interest Group's Best Poster Award. This was given for her outstanding poster titled "Personality and Psychological Symptoms Associated with Transition Readiness in Adolescent and Young Adult Transplant Recipients." Her poster was presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology's annual conference in Portland, Oregon earlier this year. Great work, Lauren!

Cyd Eaton, Ana Gutierrez-Colina, and Lauren Quast win Society of Pediatric Psychology Travel Award

Society of Pediatric Psychology Conference Logo

The psychology department would like to extend congratulations to graduate students Ana, Cyd, and Lauren, who won the Society of Pediatric Psychology Travel Award for the annual conference in Portland, Oregon (in late March/early April this year). This $750 award is highly competitive (only 19 students were selected) and is given based on the quality of research submissions. Great work, Anna, Cyd, and Lauren!

Alexandra Harris Awarded a Fellowship from the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program

The psychology department would like contratulate Alexandra Harris, who has been awarded a fellowship from the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Alex was one of three Industrial-Organizational Psychology students in the United States to win this prestigious fellowship. Way to go, Alex!

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