Psychology faculty and students present at regional conference

Two faculty members and four undergraduate researchers in psychology presented at the Southeastern Psychological Association conference held in Charleston, S.C.

Assistant Professor CJ Fleming and Professor Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler of the Department of Psychology recently presented at the Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA) conference in Charleston, S.C. from March 6 – 9, 2018 along with four seniors majoring in psychology. 

Fleming was nominated for an “Early Career” award for her presentation, “Undergraduates’ Disclosures of Unwanted Sexual Experiences: Who, Why, and When?” with undergraduate researcher Emma Muscari.

​Each of the following students presented the results of over two years of mentored undergraduate research at the conference:

  • Caroline Dean ’18, Honors Fellow, (Mentor: Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler) presented “Risk and Resiliency: A Cross-cultural Analysis of Parents’ Beliefs About Children’s Play Experiences in the Natural World.”
  • Hope Kase ’18, Elon College Fellow (Mentor: Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler) presented “Preschoolers’ Social Perspective Taking, Storytelling, and Art.”
  • Lauren Westerberg ’18 (Mentor: Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler) presented “Inquiry in a Reggio Emilia-inspired preschool.”
  • Alicia Paul ’18, Honors Fellow, (Mentor: C.J. Fleming) presented “Anxiety Management in College: An Evaluation of a Mobile Intervention.