Jessica Rivers


We are saddened to post the news that Jessica Rivers passed away on July 2nd.  Jessica was a member of our psychology family for two years and graduated with her MA in psychology in May.

Professor Christian Waugh served as Jessica’s  advisor while she was a graduate student at WFU.   Her research and thesis investigated  how positive distraction can be a good strategy for dealing with repeated stressors.

Her many friends in psychology miss her and grieve her death. We extend our condolences to her family.

The Memorial was

Saturday, July 20th, 2019


Huff Funeral Home in East Bend, NC


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