BA in Psychology

Janie Ritter

Janie Ritter, 2021

B.A. in Art History and Psychology with a Minor in Studio Art

Recipient of the History and Art History Department's Award for Academic Excellence in Art History and the Outstanding Art History Project Award for the 20-21 academic year.

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Nivedita Anjaria

Nivedita Anjaria, 2020

BA, Psychology, 2020

Recipient of the Dean's Challenge Award and the American Psychology-Law Society Award.

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Korinn Carter

Korinn Carter, 2013

Empowering women and girls and strengthening families and communities

Recipient of the Dean's Distinction for Public Service and Founder of Chase Dreams, Not Boys (CDNB) Korinn Carter is continuing her education in psychology by pursuing a master's in couple and family therapy.

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Afra S. Ahmad

Afra S. Ahmad, 2008

2023 Distinguished Alumni - Faculty

Afra Saeed Ahmad, BA Psychology '08, MA '12, PhD '16, is currently the director of the online master of professional studies in applied industrial and organizational psychology.

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Afra S. Ahmad

Afra S. Ahmad, 2008

2019 Distinguished Alumni - Psychology

Afra is the Program Director of Mason’s new online Master of Professional Studies in Applied Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She received her BA in Psychology (2008), MA (2008) and PhD (2016) in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from George Mason University.

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Andrew Emery, PhD

Andrew Emery, PhD, 2005

2018 Distinguished Alumni - Psychology

Emery's work has been widely published in journals such as Molecular Pharmacology, Neuropharmacology and Journal of Biological Chemistry and he has numerous abstracts and conference proceedings. In addition, he has collaborated with scientists worldwide. His professional affiliations included the Catecholamine Society, ASPET, and the Society for Neuroscience.

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Marisa Krafsig

Marisa Krafsig, 2000

Marisa Krafsig, BA Psychology ’00, is the vice president and chief human resource officer for IntelliDyne LLC, an information technology consulting firm. Krafsig’s expertise in diversity, reward and recognition, talent acquisition management, and organizational and professional development has helped develop the company into a recognized employer of choice.

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Monica Oganes

Monica Oganes, 1997

2017 Spring Distinguished Alumni - Psychology

When Monica Oganes received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Mason, she graduated with highest honors and the Mellinger Award for being the most outstanding graduate in the major.

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Indira Ahluwalia

Indira Ahluwalia, 1990

Leading an international, multi-sector development and training firm

Indira Ahluwalia is a 1990 graduate of the BA in Psychology and the founder of Development & Training Services, Inc., an international development firm. She currently works as a senior advisor at Palladium in Washington, D.C.

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Salomon (Sol) Salinas

Salomon (Sol) Salinas, 1985

2022 Distinguished Alumni - Psychology

Sol Salinas is a corporate sustainability expert and digital transformation global thought leader with 25 years of experience in all aspects of sustainability and digital transformation.

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Nancy Cooke

Nancy Cooke, 1981

Directing investigations into the integration of cognition research and technology

After graduating with a B.A. in psychology, Nancy Cooke became the science director of the Cognitive Engineering Research Institute and has received the CHSS Psychology Distinguished Alumni Award.

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