Psi Chi is the honor society for psychology majors and minors. Its goal is to foster academic excellence and engage students in the exciting field of psychology. The Temple chapter of Psi Chi frequently holds relevant workshops and events so students can build their skills in the field, as well as their academic and professional networks. For more information on Temple University Psi Chi contact psichi@temple.edu.

PSI CHI OFFICERS

Ross Divers – President

Ross is a junior psychology major, with a Cognitive Neuroscience minor.  He currently serves as the President of the Psychology Major’s Association and the local chapter of Psi Chi Honor Society.  Ross is also a research assistant in the Adolescent Development of Emotion, Personality, and Psychopathology lab, working with Dr. Olino, as well as the Cognitive Neuropsychology lab with Dr. Giovannetti, where he was named a Diamond Research Scholar.  He plans on pursuing a career in neuropsychology.  In his spare time,  he likes to cook, read, and explore Philadelphia.

Nia Morgan – Vice President

Nia Morgan was born and raised in New York, but considers Philly and Temple University to be her second home. She is a senior Psychology major, serving as the Vice President of Psi Chi. Her role includes collaborating with the President to create events, as well as promoting the Psi Chi tutoring program. After graduation, Nia is interested in pursuing counseling psychology with concentrations on marriage and sports. When not studying all things psychology, she loves to cook and spend time with her dog, Marley.

Sumaiya Nusrath – Treasurer

Sumaiya is the Psi Chi Treasurer for the 2016-2017 academic year. She is a Junior Psychology major with a Sociology of Health minor. Sumaiya currently volunteers in Dr. Olino’s Child & Adolescent Development of Emotion, Personality, & Psychopathology Lab (CADEPP) and Dr. Traino’s Health Disparities Lab on campus. She is interested in pursuing a graduate level degree in Clinical Psychology after graduating from Temple.

Matthew Goodman – Alumni Secretary

Matthew is the Alumni Secretary. He updates Psi Chi Alumni on recent events, and he plans the psychology networking event that brings together some of Temple’s best faculty members from a variety of psychological disciplines. Apart from Psi Chi, Matthew works in the Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple and the Temple Mood and Cognition Lab. He plans to pursue a Ph.D in clinical psychology and one day teach, conduct research, and mentor students as a professor.

Ariel Schofield – Secretary

Ariel Schofield is a junior psychology major at Temple University.  She currently serves as Psi Chi’s Secretary and Undergraduate Liaison. As Secretary, she will be responsible for managing the organizations email communications and documenting meetings minutes. Ariel is interested in Child Development and Applied Behavior Analysis. Outside of Temple, she works part-time for Epic Developmental Services as an ABA Therapist. This position requires her to assist children within the autistic spectrum with their day-to-day tasks. Ariel also volunteers at A Woman’s Place, a domestic violence organization in Bucks County. She likes to unwind by singing, attending Zumba classes, baking, and going to the movies.

Cara Harris – Events Coordinator/Webmaster

Cara Harris is a junior psychology major with a minor in cognitive neuroscience. Cara is a part of the Temple Cheer Team, and as the Events Coordinator and Webmaster for Psi Chi, maintains the organization’s web presence and event spaces.

Ariel Schofield – Undergraduate Liaison

Ariel Schofield is a junior psychology major at Temple University.  She currently serves as Psi Chi’s Secretary and Undergraduate Liaison. As Undergraduate Liaison, she hopes to recruit new members from Temple University’s Main campus and Ambler campus. Ariel is interested in Child Development and Applied Behavior Analysis. Outside of Temple, she works part-time for Epic Developmental Services as an ABA Therapist. This position requires her to assist children within the autistic spectrum with their day-to-day tasks. Ariel also volunteers at A Woman’s Place, a domestic violence organization in Bucks County. She likes to unwind by singing, attending Zumba classes, baking, and going to the movies.

Magda Abozeed – STARS Coordinator

Magda Abozeed is currently a junior in the college of liberal arts. She is a psychology major with a criminal justice minor. She is currently the STARS Coordinator for Psi Chi Temple Chapter, professionally developing the organization within Temple’s STARs system.

ShaeLynn Trapp – Promotions Coordinator

ShaeLynn is a junior Psychology major, serving as the Promotions Officer for Psi Chi. She is a research assistant in the Temple University Infant and Child Lab, working on the Urban Thinkscape project. When she is not studying psychology, she can be found working at the front office of James S. White Hall or at home reading crime fiction. She plans on pursuing a career in school psychology.