Six Students, Three Faculty from Catawba College's Psychology Department Attend Annual Meeting
March 10, 2011
Six students and three faculty members from Catawba College's Psychology Department recently attended the 57th annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association in Jacksonville, Fla.
Those attending included students Katie Zink of Salisbury; David Bowling of Newburg, Md.; Maura Pantone of Pittsburgh, Pa.; Rebekah Brown of Cleveland; Melanie Mishue of China Grove; and Jessica Jordan of Meriden, Conn.; along with faculty members Drs. Erin Wood, Lyn Boulter and Sheila Brownlow.
Some in the Catawba group presented research at the meeting. Research presented included "College Persistence Quesionnaire predicts freshman retention at Catawba College" by Lyn Boulter and Carla Eastis, Catawba College; Christopher A. Thorstenson, Anna Shumolis, Amanda Thompson, and Hall P. Beck, Appalachian State University; "A Behavioral Comparison of Four Inbred Strains of Mice" by Erin Wood, Catawba College; Elizabeth Martorell, Alena King and Joseph Porter, Virginia Commonwealth University; and "Aversive Bias Toward Latinos in Hiring Decisions" by Jessica Jordan, Melanie Mishue, Toni Jones (of Winston-Salem), and Sheila Brownlow, Catawba College.
Drs. Boulter and Brownlow also chaired a paper session at the meeting.