Monday, February 6, 2012

Newest BSOS Emerging Scholars Announced! Congrats!

The College of Behavioral and Social Science (BSOS) Emerging Scholar’s Program would like to highlight four new talented undergraduate students conducting research during theSpring 2012 semester:

BSOS Emerging Scholar Alexandra Jacobsen will be conducting research with Department of Psychology professors Scott Roberts, Ryan Curtis and Charles Stangor on academic achievement in Psychology. Alex has a paid assistantship where she will be learning how to structure data collections, code open-ended responses and conduct qualitative and quantitative analyses. She will also assist in the methodological design of interventions intended to increase student performance in their coursework and progress through psychology's undergraduate program.

BSOS Emerging Scholar Lindsey A. Zemeir will be working with Psychology Professors Andres De Los Reyes and Lea Dougherty on research on “Using Gene X Environment Interactions to Clinically Identify Adolescents with Social Anxiety Concerns.”

BSOS Emerging Scholar Alyssa Snyder is working on the Immigrant Life Course Research Program with Judith Freidenberg from the Department of Anthropology.

BSOS Emerging Scholar Zachary Glennon is working on research on Politicized Criminological Science with Criminology and Criminal Justice Professor Brendan D. Dooley.

Scholars are selected through a competitive application process based on their academic potential and research interests. To be eligible, applicants must have a BSOS major with between 30 and 60 credits (at the start of the semester) and have earned an overall and major GPA of at least 3.5. BSOS will soon be announcing details on the application process for Summer 2012 and Fall 2012 Emerging Scholars positions.

Congratulations to our newest Emerging Scholars! We are proud to have you as students, classmates, colleagues and friends!