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).
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.
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.