We are saddened by the loss of our esteemed colleague and friend, Professor James Schirillo

  We are saddened to announce that James A. Schirillo, former professor of psychology, died March 31. The memorial will be at St.Annes Episcopal Church on Friday April 20 @1:00pm. Donations can be made to St Anne’s Episcopal Church or K B Reynolds Hospice Home.” Professor Schirillo joined Wake Forest’s psychology…

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Former honor student presents Faculty Distinguished Lecture – Professor Cynthia Edwards

Professor Cynthia Edwards, a former Honor student in psychology, presented the Faculty Distinguished Lecture at Meredith College earlier this year.  Her presentation was titled: “Mix Your Own Palette: The Power of Friendships to Color Your Future” in which she will present results from her longitudinal research program on the role…

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MICHELLE FRANCIS WINS 2017 MELSON OUTSTANDING MASTERS STUDENT AWARD!

We are excited to announce that Michelle Francis, a second year graduate student in the WFU Psychology Department, is the recipient of the 2017 Melson Outstanding Masters Student Award for 2017. CONGRATULATIONS to Michelle and to her thesis advisor, Dr. Lara Kammrath. Michelle will receive this award during the May…

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David Funder, Ph. D. presents “Accuracy in Personality Judgment: A (Very) Long View”

WFU Psychology Colloquium series announces a presentation by David Funder, Ph.D., to be held in Greene 162 on Wednesday, April 12th. Professor Funder, a Distinguished Professor at University of California at Riverside, will discuss his influential research on the accuracy of personality judgments.  He is well known for this research and for…

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Can we grow through adversity? Update on Pathways to Character Project

 The Pathways to Character Project anticipates funding $2 million in research during 2017.  Their website is now  active…check it out! The full text of the Funding announcement can be found on their website and on the Psychology News posting ( Jan 24th).    http://www.pathwaystocharacter.org/initiatives-events Project Leaders: Frank J. Infurna (Arizona State…

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17th Annual Graduate Student and Postdoc Research Day

The Graduate School’s 17th Annual Graduate Student and Postdoc Research Day will be held on Friday, March 17, 2017 at The Wake Forest Biotech Place Conference Center, 575 N. Patterson Avenue. Form of the Submission Students and postdocs must be the primary producer of the work being presented. Posters that have already been presented at conferences…

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