Lab News

October 2022:

Congratulations to Grace for successfully defending her Masters Thesis! 

 

August 2022: Congratulations to Grace and Melanie! 

Grace Wetzel receives the Clara Mayo Research Grant from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues!

Melanie Maimon receives the Heritage Dissertation Research Award from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology!

April 2022: Congratulations to Jessica, Melanie, and Grace this month!!

Jessica Philip receives Henry Rutgers distinction for her honors thesis!

Melanie Maimon receives the Wilbert J. McKeachie Teaching Excellence Award from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology!

Grace Wetzel receives the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to continue her important work on gender disparities in sexuality!

March 2022:

Congratulations, Dr. Cipollina! Rebecca successfully defends her dissertation!

Izilda Pereira-Jorge (former honors student) accepts offer to join the social psychology doctoral program at UConn! Exciting!

January 2022:

Congratulations to Rebecca Cipollina on her new NIMH postdoctoral position through Yale University's Interdisciplinary HIV Prevention Training Grant!

September 2021:

Dr. Sanchez wins SESP Diversity Science Mid-Career Award

June 2021:

Dr. Sanchez is promoted to a Faculty Fellow position in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Divisional Dean's Office to foster DEI goals.

July 2020: 

Dr. Sanchez wins a mentoring award (thanks to her amazing students)!

Congratulations to Dr. Albuja for receiving the NSF postdoctoral fellowship to fund her research with Dr. Gaither at Duke University! 

Congratulations to Dr. Chaney on her new position as an Assistant Professor at the University of Connecticut!

You will both be terribly missed by the CRIS Lab but we are so proud of you! 

May 2020: 

Congratulations to Dr. Albuja and Dr. Chaney for the successful completion of their doctoral journeys! 

May 2020: 

Congratulations to Ashley Egert who completed her honors thesis with Henry Rutgers distinction!

November 2019: 

Congratulations to Albuja and Cipollina! 

Analia Albuja received the APA Dissertation Research Award! 

Rebecca Cipollina received the American Psychological Foundation (APF) COGDOP Graduate Student Research Scholarship! 

August 2019: 

Congratulations to Albuja and Chaney! 

Kim Chaney received the 2019 Student Publication Award from SPSP, for research on the enduring effects of prejudice confrontations! (Chaney & Sanchez, 2018)

Analia Albuja received a SPSSI Grant-in-Aid! 

Analia Albuja also received the SPSP Heritage Dissertation Award from the Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology!

April 2019:

Congratulations to Albuja, Chaney, and Cipollina!

Albuja and Chaney BOTH won the P.E.O. Scholar Award!

Cipollina received Honorable Mention for the NSF Predoctoral Fellowship!

March 2019:

Congratulations to Albuja and Sanchez!

Analia Albuja received acceptance to the 2019 Summer Institute for Social and Personality Psychology! 

Dr. Sanchez was promoted to the rank of Full Professor and named an Association for Psychological Science Fellow!

January 2019:

Congratulations to Kim Chaney and Mary Himmelstein!

Chaney has received the Heritage Dissertation Award from the Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology!

Chaney also received a Small Research Grant from APA, Div 45 with Co-PI Nicholas Alt!

Himmelstein accepted a tenure track position at Kent State University

May 2018:

Congratulations to our honors students, Jonathan Vides and Madiha Qasim who will both be entering doctoral programs in the Fall! 

Congratulations to Madiha Qasim who won the Shaw award and the Henry Rutgers distinction for her thesis!

April 2018: 

CRIS lab research is now sponsored by the Spencer Foundation Grant. With PI Sarah Gaither, this new grant explores "Cross-group Roommate Experiences on Increasingly Diverse Campuses". 

May 2017:
Congratulations to Analia Albuja! 
Analia Albuja receives Graduate Research Opportunity Worldwide (GROW) Grant from NSF!!!! She will be studying with Dr. Bertjan Doosje in September! 

December 2016:
Congratulations to Kim Chaney! 
Kim Chaney receives a SPSSI Grant-in-Aid! 

August 2016:
Congratulations to Analia Albuja! 
Analia Albuja receives a SPSSI Grant-in-Aid! 

June 2016:
Congratulations to Analia Albuja! 
Analia Albuja receives a Division 45 General Conference Travel Award! 

April 2016:
Congratulations to Dr. Sanchez! 
Dr. Sanchez was named an Honorary Fellow of SPSSI, Division 9 of the American Psychological Association! 

March 2016:
Congratulations to Analia Albuja! 
Analia Albuja receives an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship! 

February 2016: 

Congratulations to Kim Chaney! 
Kim Chaney receives a Basic Psychological Science Research Grant from APAGS! 

December 2015: 

Congratulations to Analia Albuja! 
Analia Albuja receives a Clara Mayo research grant from SPSSI! 

September 2015:

Congratulations to Analia Albuja! 
Analia Albuja receives a Graduate Diversity Travel Award from SPSP and acceptance to the Institute on Teaching and Mentoring! 

July 2015: 

Congratulations to Kim Chaney! 
Kim Chaney receives a Clara Mayo research grant from SPSSI! 

June 2015: 

Congratulations to Analia Albuja! 
Analia Albuja receives the Nancy B. Forest and L. Michael Honaker Masters Grant from APAGS! 

May 2015: 

Congratulations to Kim Chaney! 
Kim Chaney receives an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship! 

April 2015: 

Congratulations to Dr. Leigh Wilton & Dr. Danielle Young! 
Leigh Wilton accepts an assistant professor position at Skidmore College! 
Danielle Young accepts an assistant professor position at Manhattan College! 

August 2014: 

Congratulations to Mary Himmelstein! 
Mary Himmelstein is awarded a Grants-in-Aid from SPSSI!