This issue explores different aspects of the department ranging from distinguished alumni and new faculty to the creation of a new concentration in work and organizational psychology, along with the life and times of a current undergraduate student.
Led by Keith Renshaw, faculty member in the Department of Psychology, a team of George Mason University researchers is working toward developing new treatments for those with PTSD, aimed at helping to keep military couples’ relationships on solid ground.
History, business, psychology, sociology, and conflict analysis all contribute to an understanding of cultural shifts: their meaning and significance, how they happen, and how people can affect change in their own lives.
The 1st International Conference of Neuroergonomics, to be held in Paris, France, will be dedicated to the memory of the late Mason professor Dr. Raja Parasuraman, founder of Neuroergonomics. The conference will also award two Parasuraman prizes for the best student paper and the best senior paper.
“There are new categories of patient safety errors” in emergency rooms that didn’t exist before the push to use electronic record systems, said Raj Ratwani, who researches health care safety and is the scientific director for MedStar Health’s National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare in Washington, D.C.
College of Humanities and Social Sciences student Charlotte Brock and alumni Jimmy Gause, Melissa Whitlock, and Dilan Wikrema are among the Presidential Management Fellows Class of 2015 Finalists. This elite and highly selective program offers a springboard to meaningful public service careers.
The GW Hatchet, a George Washington University student newspaper, has featured Mason psychology department chair Dr. Reeshad Dalal in their piece on student research into decision-making skills and organizational performance.
The APA Science Student Council established the Early Graduate Student Researcher Award in 2004 to recognize students who have demonstrated outstanding research ability early in their graduate careers.