Welcome to Psychology Department! Beginning July 1, we’re delighted that Dr. Roslyn Caldwell has joined our thriving community of teacher-scholars in the College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology.  Dr. Caldwell has taught in Cal Poly’s Psychology and Child Development Department. Before that, she taught for John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York and University …

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Congratulations on earning this major accomplishment!! This page is dedicated to informing you about the 2017 Summer Commencement on  Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 9:00  a.m.  and  the celebration will be held  in the William “Billy” Nicks, Sr. Building.  Please regularly check this page for up-to-date information about commencement. Extra Tickets If you need extra tickets, meaning you …

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This conference, held at the College of Nursing, brought together educators, researchers, medical professionals, clergy, and  other professionals involved in addiction treatment and recovery.   The rapid increase in the use of prescription and non-prescription opioids in the United States makes this conference timely.  Simultaneously, poverty and other socioeconomic factors have exacerbated the prevalence of substance abuse overall …

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Preparing Undergraduate Leaders Summer Experience (PULSE)  is designed to give incoming freshmen students an opportunity to immerse themselves in the field of Criminal Justice and Psychology.  PULSE offers two courses, Crime in America and Statistics, with credit being applied towards an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice or Psychology. In addition to the two courses, students …

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Twenty students and three faculty from the Psychology Department attended the Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) 49th Annual Convention in Houston, Texas, where they showcased research on diverse issues impacting African American communities.  Please see list of scholarly productivity below.  Additionally, Dr. Derek Wilson served on the Houston ABPsi Chapter Local Coordinating Committee and the …

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Professor and chair of justice studies, Dr. Sesha Kethineni, has been selected to attend the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in Vienna, Austria.  Those selected were required to represent a non-governmental or criminal justice organization. Kethineni will attend the commission representing Criminologist without Borders: a registered non-profit that provides objective information and …

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We are fortunate to welcome Dr. David Rembert as a new full time faculty member this spring semester, whose expertise will build upon the dedication to excellence in teaching, research, and service in the department and college.  Dr. Rembert’s current research, teaching, and consulting interests focus on corrections, juvenile delinquency, research methods, and statistics especially …

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Dr. Angela Broadus joined the Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center at Prairie View A&M University in April of 2016. She completed an M.A. and Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Nevada, Reno’s Interdisciplinary Social Psychology Program, plus an M.A. in Clinical Psychology and a B.S. in Psychology from Sam Houston State University. Dr. …

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On February 4, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., graduate programs in Justice Studies and Psychology at Prairie View A&M University will host three workshops about preparing and completing graduate school.  Please register below.  Please contact Dr. Pamela Martin for information at ppmartin@pvamu.edu or 936.261.5208.  

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