Dr. Bonney Reed-Knight Receives 2016 APA Early Career Achievement Award

The psychology department would like to extend a big contratulations to one of our PhD alumni, Dr. Bonney Reed-Knight, for being awarded the 2016 APA Early Career Achivement Award. Dr. Reed-Knight is a pediatric psychologist of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Emory University's School of Medicine. Great work, Dr. Reed-Knight!

Josh Miller Awarded the Theodore Millon Award in Personality Psychology

Congratulations to Dr. Josh Miller, who recently won the prestigious Theodore Millon Award in Personality Psychology from the American Psychological Foundation. This annual award honors an outstanding early- to mid-career psychologist engaged in advancing the science of personality psychology including the areas of personality, personality theory, personality disorders and personality measurement, according to the foundation. Click here to read more about this award and Dr.

Megan Murphy Wins CURO Symposium Best Paper Award for the Social Sciences

Psychology student Megan Murphy won the CURO Symposium Best Paper Award for the Social Sciences for her paper titled "White matter structure differs between schizophrenia and healthy comparison groups as a function of cognitive control and age". She won $100 and was recognized at the CURO keynote session. Congratulations to Megan and all of the psychology students who participated in the research symposium.

I-O Psychology Alumni Company Places First in Ranking of Fastest-Growing UGA Alumni Businesses

Dr. Douhitt and Dr. Mondore shake hands while receiving their award

We are proud to announce that two Industrial-Organizational (I-O) psychology program alumni have been awarded the first-place ranking of the 2016 UGA Alumni Association ranking of fastest-growing UGA alumni businesses. Their company, Strategic Management Decisions (SMD) LLC was founded by Dr. Shane Douhitt and Dr. Scott Mondore and provides cloud-based talent software for people management. SMD also employs a number of other UGA I-O alumni. Congratulations, Dr. Douthitt and Dr. Mondore!

Brian Hoffman Awarded SIOP Fellow Status

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Brian Hoffman has been appointed as a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). SIOP fellows are appointed for having meaningful, sustained, and unusual impact on the field of industrial and organizational psychology, and fellow status is considered one of the highest SIOP honors. Congratulations, Dr. Hoffman!

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