Psychology PhD Candidates Win Dissertation Funding

In yet another display of excellence, many of the PhD Canididates in Psychology at the Graduate Center have received dissertation funding and support in the form of noteworthy fellowships and awards.  We congratulate them on their awards, commend them on their hard work, and wish them luck in future endeavors. 

Please see some of our winners and their dissertation titles below:

Student Tehila Eilam-Stock (Neuropsychology) was selected for a Graduate Center Altman Dissertation Fellowship for the 2016-2017 academic year: External-Internal Attention Bias in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Student Carrie Pappas (Cognition, Brain, and Behavior) received a Graduate Center Florence Bloch Dissertation Fellowship for the 2016-2017 academic year: Investigating Self-Focus in Conversation

Student Alexis Halkovic (Social Personality Psychology) received a Graduate Center Horowitz Dissertation Fellowship for the 2016-2017 academic year: From Targets to Agents: Women’s Perceptions of their Vulnerability and the Strategies They Use to Resist

Student Alyssa Chimiklis (Neuropsychology) received a Graduate Center Mina Rees Dissertation Fellowship for the 2016-2017 academic year: Examining the Effects of a Multi-Component Neurocognitive Intervention for School-Aged Children with Co-Occurring Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Reading Difficulties

Student Laurie Stengel Slodounik (Clinical Psychology) received a Dissertation Year Fellowship from the Graduate Center for the 2016-2017 academic year: The Nature of Defenses Used but School-Aged Children with ADHD

Student Naja Hougaard (Developmental Psychology) was selected for a Graduate Center Gittell Dissertation Fellowship for the 2016-2017 academic year: The Production of Subjectivities in the History Classroom on Danish Slavery and Colonialism: Nordic Exceptionalism and Global Citizenship

Graduate Center 2016-2017 Dissertation Year Awards were given to students Svetlana Jovic (Developmental Psychology) for Entitlement and Restraint: How Young People from Diverse Backgrounds Make Sense About Fairness, and to Julia Hyland Bruno (BioPsych) for Stereotypy, Plasticity, and the Development of Vocal Rhythm in a Social Songbird
 
Defenses of these dissertations will be open to the public when they occur in the coming semesters.

Submitted on: APR 13, 2016

Category: CUNY Neuroscience Collaborative | Psychology