The Role of Neuromodulation in Reactive Balance
The Utah State Psychology Department and Dr. Chris Warren present The Role of Neuromodulation in Reactive Balance.
Camille Odell Retires; Department Establishes New Scholarship in Her Honor
Camille Odell has been the director of the Professional School Counselor Education Program at Utah State University since 2001 and retired at the end of December 2021.
Cognition in Carnivores: They Are What They Eat
The Utah State Psychology Department and Dr. Jennifer Vonk from Oakland University present Cognition in Carnivores: They Are What They Eat.
Dr. Odum Appointed President of the Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior
Dr. Amy Odum, a professor within the Utah State University Department of Psychology, has been appointed to serve as the next president of the Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior.
APA Issues Two Presidential Citations Recognizing USU Psychology Faculty and Alumni
Several USU Psychology faculty and alumni have been recognized by the American Psychological Association for their past and present work with The Society of Indian Psychologists and the Ethics Committee/Ethnic Psychological Associations’ Joint Ethics Init...
Department Spotlight: Justin Bassett
Justin Bassett is a senior student in the USU Professional School Counselor Education master's program.
ACT Guide Creates Online, Self-Paced Mental Health Program for Teens
The Utah State University ACT Research Group has launched ACT Guide for Adolescents, an online mental health program centered on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) that is designed specifically for teenage users.
Department Spotlight: Emily Mendoza
Emily Mendoza is a senior in the Utah State University Professional School Counseling Program.
Tyler Lefevor Receives Fellowship from Public Religion Research Institute
Dr. Tyler Lefevor has been awarded a fellowship from the Public Religion Research Institute.
Doing unto the Least of These: Applied Behavioral Science and Public Health Integration at the Margins of Society
The Utah State Psychology Department and Dr. Kaston Anderson-Carpenter, Michigan State University, present Doing unto the Least of These: Applied Behavioral Science and Public Health Integration at the Margins of Society.
Virtual Graduate Open Houses and Information Sessions
Join the USU Psychology Department at one or more of our digital open houses and information sessions. Each open house will provide applicants with more information about that program or specialization, review the application requirements, and discuss stu...
Psychology Community Connects with Refugee Kids through Soccer
Graduate students, faculty, and partners of the Utah State Psychology Department meet with refugee kids on Saturdays for a soccer club started by Dr. Sara Boghosian and José Manuel Gonzalez Vera Combined Clinical/Counseling Psychology specialization.
Psychology PhD Student Selected as Health Policy Research Scholar
Mary Phan, a second-year student in the Utah State University Department of Psychology’s School Psychology PhD specialization, has been selected as a Health Policy Research Scholar.
Measuring Mindfulness with Youth: Current Issues and Construct Validity
The Utah State Psychology Department and Dr. Tyler Renshaw present Measuring Mindfulness with Youth: Current Issues and Construct Validity.
Hidden in Plain Sight: Sibling Influences on Adolescents’ Health and Adjustment
The Utah State Psychology Department and Dr. Shawn Whiteman present Hidden in Plain Sight: Sibling Influences on Adolescents’ Health and Adjustment.
School Psychology PhD Specialization Receives Initial Accreditation
The Utah State University Psychology department’s School Psychology doctoral specialization has been granted initial accreditation as a Health Service Psychology training program by the American Psychological Association (APA).
Three New Faculty Join Psychology Department
The Utah State University Psychology Department welcomes three new faculty members to campus as the 2021-22 academic year begins, Drs. Brenna Gomer, Maria Kleinstaeuber, and Jessie Koltz.
Department Alumn Spotlight: Jordan Singleton, MD
Dr. Jordan Singleton is a graduate of Utah State University’s undergraduate psychology program with a dual degree in philosophy.
Dr. Gregory Madden Finds Success in Self-Improvement Lab for Undergrad Students
USU Professor, Dr. Gregory Madden, found success in his online Psychology 1410 behavior analysis lab course.
Janice Snow to Present COVID-19 Research Nationally at Posters on the Hill
Utah State University Psychology student Janice Snow has been invited to present her research at the Council on Undergraduate Research’s (CUR) Posters on the Hill 2021, which will take place as a virtual event April 27-28, 2021.
April 24, 2021: A Virtual Day of Action
Join the Utah State University Department of Psychology for this year's virtual Day of Action for Suicide Prevention on April 24, 2021.
Department Alumn Spotlight: Jesse M. Crosby, PhD
Dr. Jesse Crosby is a graduate of the Utah State University Combined Clinical/Counseling and School Psychology specializations.
Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander Harassment, Discrimination, and Hate Crimes
The Psychology Department at Utah State University stands with the Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander communities as they face dramatic and significant escalations of harassment, discrimination, hate crimes, and racially motivated violence.
Promoting Family and School Success for Children with ADHD
The Utah State Psychology Department and Dr. Tom Power present Promoting Family and School Success for Children with ADHD.
Grewe Elected to Psi Chi Board of Directors
Dr. Jennifer Grewe, assistant professor in the Utah State University Psychology Department, has been elected to the Psi Chi Board of Directors as the Rocky Mountain Regional Vice President.
Six Psychology PhD Student Match with Internship Sites
Six doctoral students from the Utah State University Psychology Department’s Combined Clinical/Counseling and School Psychology specializations matched with internship locations.
Understanding E-Cigarette Use: A Delay Discounting Perspective
The Utah State Psychology Department and Dr. Amy Odum present Understanding E-Cigarette Use: A Delay Discounting Perspective.
Three Psychology Students Selected for Annual College Awards
Three students from the Utah State University Department of Psychology were selected for annual awards from the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services.
USU Psychology Professor Appointed to Utah Psychologist Licensing Board
Dr. Melanie Domenech Rodríguez of the USU Psychology Department has been appointed to the Utah Psychologist Licensing Board.
Wearing Your Heart on Your Sleeve - Impressive Formation, Prejudice, and the Power of Clothing
The Utah State Psychology Department and Dr. Regan Gurung from Oregon State present Wearing Your Heart on Your Sleeve - Impressive Formation, Prejudice, and the Power of Clothing.
Fall Student Research Symposium
Join three Utah State Psychology undergraduate students at the Fall Student Research Symposium
USU Behavior Analysis Alumni Are Honored with APA Division Awards
Two alumni of the USU Psychology behavior analysis doctoral specialization received significant awards this year from divisions three and twenty-five of American Psychological Association (APA).
USU Psi Chi Named Model Chapter
he Utah State Psi Chi chapter has been awarded a Model Chapter Award by Psi Chi International. Psi Chi is an international honor society in psychology.
Behavior Analysis Open House
Join the PhD Behavior Analysis specialization at Utah State University for an information session on November 19th.
González Vera Selected as a Health Policy Research Scholar
José Manuel González Vera, USU Psychology PhD student, has been selected as a Health Policy Research Scholar
Cultural Adaptations to Evidence-Based Interventions: Theory, Findings, and Next Steps
The Utah State Psychology Department and Dr. Melanie Domenech Rodríguez present Cultural Adaptations to Evidence-Based Interventions: Theory, Findings, and Next Steps.
School Psychology Open House
Join the School Psychology PhD Program at Utah State University for an information session.
Mplus Trees and Applications to COVID-19
The Utah State Psychology Department and Dr. Sarfaraz Serang present Mplus Trees and Applications to COVID-19.
Religiousness and Health Among Sexual Minorities: Lessons from LGBTQ Mormons.
The Utah State Psychology Department and Dr. Tyler Lefevor present Religiousness and Health Among Sexual Minorities: Lessons from LGBTQ Mormons.
Psychology Department Virtual Commencement
Join the Utah State Psychology Department in celebrating its 2020 PhD graduates.
Psychology Department Welcomes Three New Faculty
Join the Department of Psychology at Utah State in welcoming our three new faculty: Dr. Tyler Lefevor, Dr. Sara Boghosian, and Dr. Daniel Piper.
First-Year Student Researcher to Pursue Passion for Helping People of Color
Shari Linares is an undergraduate student under the mentorship of Dr. Melanie Domenech Rodríguez in the Culture and Mental Health Lab. Linares is pursuing research in helping people of color.
Utah State Psychology Department Confers 150th PhD
The Utah State Department of Psychology conferred its 150th PhD to Kaitlyn Browning. Browning received a doctoral degree in psychology with an emphasis in behavior analysis.
Dr. Michael Levin's Featured Publication Spotlight
Dr. Levin is a Professor within the USU Psychology Department in the Combined Clinical and Counseling Psychology doctoral program.
Department Spotlight: Makinzie Clark
Makinzie Clark is a graduate of the Utah State University Professional School Counselor Program with a master’s degree in education in psychology.
Department Spotlight: Jens Nielson
James (Jens) Nielson is a graduate of the Utah State University Department of Psychology’s Professional School Counselor Program.
Department Spotlight: Brooke Roden
Brooke Roden is a graduate from the USU Psychology Department’s Professional School Counseling Program with a master’s degree in education psychology.
Ficklin Receives Pre-doctoral Fellowship from American Psychological Association
Erica Ficklin has been awarded a Predoctoral Fellowship in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (MHSAS) from the American Psychological Association’s Minority Fellowship Program (MFP).
Congratulations Undergraduate Class of 2020!
On behalf of the USU Psychology Department, congratulations to undergraduate award recipients and the class of 2020.
Jennifer Grewe Announced as Director of Connections
Dr. Jennifer Grewe has been announced as the new director of the University Connections program.
Psychology Department 2019-20 Awards
Join the USU Psychology Department in celebrating our many graduate student, faculty, and staff awards and scholarships.
USU Psychology Community Shares Successes During COVID-19
The USU Psychology Department is celebrating successes and social distancing!
Department Spotlight: Jay Hinnenkamp
Jay Hinnenkamp is a doctoral student in the USU Department of Psychology’s Behavior Analysis Program and a student in Dr. Greg Madden’s Behavioral Economics Lab.
Students and Faculty Attend National Conference for School Psychologists
Eleven graduate students and three faculty from the Utah State Psychology Department’s School Psychology Program attended and presented research at the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Annual Convention
Psychology Doctoral Students Match with Internship Sites
Combined Clinical and Counseling Psychology Program doctoral students in match with accredited internship sites.
Department Spotlight: Will Walker
Will Walker is a senior undergraduate student at Utah State University and pursuing a bachelor's degree in psychology.
Department Spotlight: Anthony Wheeler
Anthony Wheeler is an alumnus of the experimental psychology program at Utah State University and currently a Health Outcomes Advisor in a private setting.
Carnivore Cognition: They Are What They Eat
The USU Psychology Department presents Dr. Jennifer Vonk from Oakland University on Carnivore Cognition: They Are What They Eat!
USU Psychology Faculty Appointed as Editor-in-Chief of Distinguished Journal
Dr. Michael Levin was recently selected as the next editor-in-chief of the Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science (JCBS). Levin is an Associate Professor for the Combined Clinical/Counseling PhD program in the USU Psychology Department.
Department Spotlight: Katie Brown
Katie Brown comes to the Utah State University Department of Psychology, where she provides behavior analytic services in the Sorenson Center for Clinical Excellence.
Department Spotlight: Sterling Tobiasson
Sterling Tobiasson is a recent graduate of the Professional School Counseling Program at Utah State.
Students and Faculty Attend Conference on Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
Five students and a faculty member from the Utah State University Department of Psychology attended the 2019 Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Convention in Atlanta, Georgia.
Department Spotlight: Cassity Haverkamp
Cassity Haverkamp, MEd, is a PhD student in the School Psychology Program at Utah State University. Haverkamp is passionate about her research and excited to study under-researched populations and areas.
Psychology Department Students and Faculty Support USU’s Inclusive Excellence Symposium
Psychology undergraduate and graduate students attended the day’s events either in person or online via AggieCast. Three of our faculty members and two graduate students lead breakout sessions.
Students and Faculty Attend Conference for Advancement of Latinx Population
Five students and a faculty member from the Utah State University Department of Psychology attended the 2019 National Latinx Psychological Association (NLPA) Conference on October 17–20, 2019, in Miami, Florida.
Department Spotlight: Byron Garcia
Byron Garcia is a student in the Combined Clinical/Counseling PhD Program at Utah State and a fellow in the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
Rebecca Blais is new Associate Department Head for Psychology
Rebecca K. Blais has been announced as the associate department head for the USU Psychology Department.
Department Spotlight: Sarfaraz Serang
Sarfaraz Serang focuses on quantitative measures and sees the future of data analyzation. He hopes to bridge the gap between the technological advances of the past few decades and the way quantitative methods are taught and researched today.
A Psychology Alumnus Remembers Life at USU in the Early 1980s
Take a step back in time with Ken Kaisch, a PhD student Alumnus, who offers a great perspective of life on campus and the Psychology Department in the early 1980s.
Department Spotlight: Jonathan Rich
After arriving at USU, a faculty member took Rich under her wing. Read the story about how an undergraduate psychology student with an interest in behavior analysis became a physician at the top of his graduating class.
Six Psychology Students Prepare for Internship
The coursework for receiving a PhD in psychology is complete, but for six students the training continues in internship locations throughout the United States.
Department Spotlight: Annie Galizio
Galizio has a passion for learning, is finishing her doctorate degree in behavior analysis, and hopes to help individuals with autism with her research. Meet Annie!
American Psychological Association Supports USU Master’s Students with Fellowships
Three students have received the Services for Transition Age Youth (STAY) Fellowship, which supports ethnic and racial minority researchers and service providers.
Indigenous Psychologists Return to Utah State for Annual Convention
For 32 years, the Society of Indian Psychologists has held its annual convention at USU. Get more information about this historic convention.
Department Spotlight: Savannah Daines
Learn more about what brought an unsure student to the psychology department and how she turned a minor into a passion for medicine.
8 Summer Self-Care Activities in Logan
Make your summer productive and rejuvenating by finding some balance. Check out these self-care ideas!
USU Psychology Student Awarded Prestigious Military Scholarship
Hallie Tannahill, a second-year student in the Combined Clinical/Counseling Psychology Ph.D. program at Utah State University, has been selected for the United States Air Force Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP).
10 Ways to Nurture Your Allyship
Remember that allyship is an active process that takes effort, time, and a willingness to remain proactive in your education.
Dr. Melanie Domenech Rodríguez' featured publication Cluster Randomized Trial of a Multicomponent School-Based Program in Mexico to Prevent Behavioral Problems and Develop Social Skills in Children.