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Department News

Sara Cordes and Alexa Veenema have both been granted tenure and will be promoted to Associate Professor. Congratulations Sara and Alexa! Posted 2/22/16.

Jessica Karanian won the Donald J. White Teaching Excellence Award. Posted 4/28/16.

Laura Niemi won a poster award from the Social and Affective Neuroscience Society for her dissertation's fMRI research. She will present this work at the SANS conference this month. Posted 4/13/16.

Gorica Petrovich has been appointed to serve on the Neurobiology of Motivated Behavior Study Section, Center for Scientific Review at NIH, from July 1, 2016 until June 30, 2022. Posted 4/11/16.

Maureen Ritchey

Maureen Ritchey will join our department in July 2016.


Research in focus

Liane Young, assistant professor of psychology and the director of the Morality Lab at Boston College, talks about her research that focuses on the cognitive and neural basis of human moral judgment and behavior.


Sara Cordes, assistant professor of psychology and principal investigator of the Infant and Child Cognition Lab, discusses some of the more than 20 research studies currently being conducted in the lab.