Dr. Logan A. Yelderman’s social psychology and law research lab is attending the 14th Annual Texas A&M University System’s Pathways Student Research Symposium this November! Trahara Punch (Prairie View undergraduate student majoring in psychology) will be presenting on research examining emotional expressions of inmates and parole board members during parole hearings. Timothy Lawrence (graduate student …

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Dr. Logan Yelderman, an Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department, presented his research at the joint National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Project Advisory Committee Meeting on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 in Washington DC. OJJDP is part of the United States Department of Justice. …

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A native New Yorker, Ms. Saintelus is an Academic Advisor of the CoJJP. Ms. Saintelus earned her undergraduate degree in Business Management from Medgar Evers College and received a master’s degree in Counseling from Prairie View A&M University. After six years of experience in the financial industry she followed her calling to serve underrepresented youths. …

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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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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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