Psychology Internship Program

This semester, Aubrey Manmiller and Samantha Winter will enter their senior year as psychology majors.  Although each student has different career aspirations, they both took advantage of the Psychology Department’s internship program.  Unlike many other courses, the Psychology Internship/Practicum is designed to give students experience in their desired workforce. Students may receive anywhere from 1-12…

Outreach and Translation

Opportunities and challenges developing a STEM discipline based education research alliance by Thomas Shipley, Ph.D.   The question of how humans learn has been addressed from various perspectives, including psychology, education, and more specific learning disciplines.  Research on education within STEM disciplines has been referred to collectively as discipline based education research (DBER).  DBER focuses…

Chair’s Corner

Welcome back! Although the summer might feel like ancient history by now, I hope that it was a restful and productive time for you.  As many of you know, summer 2017 was a little different than usual in Weiss Hall, mainly due to all the construction and renovation projects that were going on. One of…

Chair’s Corner

As we begin to head into the summer, I have been reflecting on a busy year for the Department of Psychology and our various programs. One of the main projects that we accomplished this year was the writing of a “self-study” document in which we took stock of our strengths, noted areas for improvement, and…

Undergraduate Student Spotlight

Faith Scanlon Faith Scanlon, a May 2017 graduate, is looking forward to continuing her academic journey at Texas Tech University, where she is joining the Counseling Psychology doctoral program, with a specialty in forensics.  As an Honors Psychology student at Temple, she worked as a research assistant in Dr. Michael McCloskey’s Mechanisms of Affective Dysregulation…

Psychology Career Event

This spring, the Department of Psychology partnered with the Professional Development group from the College of Liberal Arts and the Psychology Majors Association to launch the first annual Psychology Career Event.  Eighty-five student attendees heard five panelists speak about how their degree in Psychology prepared them for their careers. According to Nicole Pileggi, M.Ed., senior…

Alumni Spotlight

Jonathan S. Comer, Ph.D. What is your background and training? I’m a Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at Florida International University, where I direct the Mental Health Interventions and Technology (MINT) Program, an interdisciplinary clinical research program devoted to expanding the quality, scope and accessibility of quality mental health care. I’m a Fellow of the…

Outreach and Translation

Psychological Services Center The Psychological Services Center (PSC) at Temple University has been providing comprehensive psychological services to Temple students and members of the surrounding community for the past several decades.  Staffed by doctoral students in the Clinical Psychology Program at Temple, under the supervision of faculty from Temple’s Clinical Psychology Program, the PSC provides…