School of Social Sciences

Research with Faculty

Dr. Todd Manson is working with

Brenda Ellis She won a Fall 2012 IU Southeast Student Research Fellowship to work on this project. She will present her research (“Examining the relationship between neuroticism facets and intrinsic/extrinsic motivation”) at the IU Southeast Student Conference in April and has been accepted to present her work in the Psi Chi student poster session at the Midwestern Psychological Association Conference in Chicago on May 2. Brenda is also working with Dr. Manson on two of my research projects by conducting literature searches and helping code data.

Ashley Book conducted a full research project under Dr. Manson’s direction. She will submit a proposal to present her work at the IU Southeast Student Conference in April and has been accepted to present her work in the Psi Chi student poster session at the Midwestern Psychological Association Conference in Chicago on May 2. Her project is titled, “Organizational Commitment and Absenteeism: An Examination of the Relationship between Commitment and Voluntary and Involuntary Absences.”

Dr. Lucinda Woodward is working with:

Matt Christian, Amy Basham and Brittany Keith on a book about the Western psycho-social history of anthropophagy with Dr. Woodward. Also, Ashley Morrison is working with Dr. Woodward her Pet Attribute Worksheet, circumplex personality scale for dogs.

Dr. Diane Wille is working with:

Lynell Shope. She received a student fellowship and will be presenting her research at MPA.

*Shope, L. & Wille, D. (May, 2013). Stress in the Family: Who does it Affect More Adolescent Girls or Boys. Paper presented at the Midwest Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Dr. Meghan Kahn is working with:

Alisha Wallace, Kasie Lessley, and Jonathan Crouse on Conditional Discrimination in Homing Pigeons. In addition, Leamon Daniel is working on the same project, plus Olfactory Memory in Homing Pigeons.

Dr. Robin Morgan is working with:

Michele Delaney and Lindsay Riley on developing additional studies in the general area of students stalking faculty. Dr. Morgan is also working with a graduate student (Susan Westmeyer) on her master's thesis - looking at the benefits of a gap year.

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