Recent Psychology Department Faculty Professional Activities

bold italics = faculty authors • underline = LVC student authors

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

  • Phillips III, R. E., & Kitchens, M. B. (in press). Augustine or Philistine? College students’ sanctification of learning and its implications. The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion.
  • Kitchens, M. B., & Gohm, C. L. (2014) Assessing the effectiveness of debriefing following a social exclusion paradigm. Journal of Psychology and Behavioral Science, 2(1), 13-27.
  • Kitchens, M. B. (2014). Word clouds: An informal assessment of student learning. College Teaching, 62(3), 113-114. DOI: 10.1080/87567555.2013.807216.

PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • Kitchens, M. B. (2015, February). Thinking about God increases private self-awareness. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA.
  • Phillps III, R., E., & Kitchens, M. B. (2014, May). The sanctification of learning uniquely predicts study strategies and education outcomes. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Society, San Francisco, CA.
  • Niculescu, M., Cerullo, K.J., Hess, K.M., Rupslaukyte, R.E., Stoothoff, B., Enman, N., Hesterberg, K., Manza, L., & Hutchison, K.E. (2014). The involvement of the CNRI gene in impulsivity and stress response in alcohol-related behaviors. Presented in San Juan, Puerto Rico at the College on Problems of Drug Dependence Meeting, June 2014.
  • McKain, D., McKain, K., & Smedley, K. (2015, March). Digit ratio and celebrity worship on the college campus. Poster presented at Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
  • Eyler, R., Manza, L., Sorber, K., McKain, K., Madanat, S., Lachance, K., & Harris, A. (2015). Grit in and out of the classroom: Associations with habits of mind, exposed parenting, and academic entitlement. Poster presented at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Philadelphia. PA.
  • Oliveri, J., Manza, L., & Meyer, J. (2015). College students and writing: Connections between composition-related grades, attitudes, & behaviors. Poster presented at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Philadelphia. PA.
  • Eyler, R., Manza, L., Sorber, K., McKain, K., Madanat, S., Lachance, K., & Harris, A. (2015). Grit in and out of the classroom: Associations with habits of mind, exposed parenting, and academic entitlement. Poster presented at the Undergraduate Research at the Capitol (PA) Poster Event (Spring), Harrisburg, PA. Harris, A.,
  • Manza, L., Morse, B., Meyer, J., Potosnak, A., & Eyler, R. (2015). Pseudoscientific beliefs and their connections to reasoning errors, religiosity, tolerance for ambiguity, and cognitive reflection. Poster presented at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Philadelphia. PA.

WORKSHOPS / INVITED LECTURES

  • Engebretson, M. The DSM 5 at Work
  • Engebretson, M. Gottman Level 1 Training
  • Stoothoff, B. Child Abuse Recognition and Mandated Reporting
  • Stoothoff, B. The Nature of Authenticity: A Workshop for Me The Power of Integrity
  • Stoothoff, B. Macro and Micro Counseling of Children
  • Stoothoff, B. Trauma & Stressor Related Disorders
  • Stoothoff, B. Corrective Lenses: A Sharper Focus on Case Conceptualization
  • Stoothoff, B. Ethical and Moral Foundations in Mental Health
  • Stoothoff, B. Learning From the Masters: Alfred Adler
  • Stoothoff, B. Complex Cases II, Multiple Co-morbidities
  • Stoothoff, B. Mindful Transportation: Transforming Natural Entities
  • Stoothoff, B. Mindful Transposition
  • Thompson, M. Motivational Interviewing at Columbia University Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program
  • Tushup, D. Food addiction, obesity and diabetes at Institute for Natural Resources
  • Tushup, D. Emotional dysregulation at Institute for Brain Potential

GRANTS & AWARDS

  • Kitchens, M. The Self in Religion, Self-Regulation & Attention to Emotion. Arnold Experiential Grant Program.
  • Stoothoff, B. Passed the National Counselor Examination
  • Stoothoff, B. Professional Counselor License
  • Panattoni, L. Recognition Award from the West Shore School District for role in providing guidance and support during a postvention.

MASS MEDIA

  • Manza, L. (2014, August 13). Do You Believe? Science and Paranormal Phenomena. Televised lecture and question/answer session for WITF Television’s MindMatters series.
  • Manza, L. (2014, August 7). Criminal misconduct complaints against teachers in PA growing. Member of on-air panel discussion for WITF Radio’s Smart Talk series.

Manza, L. quoted in these articles:

  • Tapley, B. (2015, June 2). ‘Grit’ isn’t always good. Here’s how to know when to persist and when to survive. The Washington Post.
  • Haq, H. (2015, May 28). On social issues, Americans are more liberal than ever before. What’s behind the sudden shift? The Christian Science Monitor.
  • Galazka, K. (2014, November 3). The psychology of offensive Halloween costumes. Psychology Today.
  • Washington, J. (2014, September 1). No gray area: Beliefs shape views of Brown killing.
  • Harris, M. (2014, July 26). Pennsylvania near top of list for teacher impropriety. The Tribune-Review.
  • Mann, L. (2014, July 24). Cut out these little life luxuries and save money. The Chicago Tribune.

Past Professional Activities

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