News & Events

Welcome to the Psychology Department's News & Events webpage. We are pleased to acknowledge the contributions, achievements, and awards of the students and faculty within the department.

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NEWS 2013

(Updated October 4, 2013)


We welcome Dr. Stacy Williams as an assistant professor. Dr. Williams earned her M.A. in education and Ph.D. in school psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She comes to us from the University at Albany, State University of New York, where she served as clinical assistant professor and director of field training. She is a licensed psychologist in the state of New York and has consulted with instructional support teams in the United States and Jamaica. Her research focuses on how to effectively communicate research findings to teachers and local educational agencies. Her current teaching responsibilities include Psychoeducational Assessment, Consultation in the Schools, and Academic and Behavioral Interventions.



Marist Psychology will be well represented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the New England Psychological Association, Bridgeport, CT, on Saturday, October 19, 2013, as Dr. William Van Ornum and Dr. Ryan Kinlaw will be making presentations with students there.

Thibedeau, K., & Van Ornum, W. (2013, October). Asperger's syndrome: A guide for the neurotypical.

Lomke, E., & Van Ornum, W. (2013, October). Grants awarded by the American Mental Health Foundation: Past and future.

Kinlaw, C. R., & Clavello, M. (2013, October). Psychology student perceptions of the ethics of faculty behavior.

Dr. Ryan Kinlaw presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI, July 31-August 4, 2013:

Kinlaw, C. R., Gatins, D., & Dunlap, L. L. (2013, August). Adolescents from intact and divorced families: Sources of support.


EVENTS 2013-2014

The Psychology Club held its annual Psychology Social on Friday, September 13, 4:00pm-7:00pm, at the home of Dr. Linda Dunlap. Many students and faculty attended the event and enjoyed the opportunity for informal conversation over a pleasant dinner. There were also opportunities for horse riding as can be seen in the photos below.

PSYC Social Spread              


PSYC Social


PSYC Social


The Psychology Club will be sponsoring a number of other events this year including two upcoming talks:

Dr. Lori Crispi will speak on Wednesday, October 9, 2013, at noon in HC2023 on What Every Psychology Major Should Know.

Dr. Sylvia Roch, Director of Graduate Industrial/Organizational Psychology program at SUNY Albany, will speak on Friday, November 8, 2013, at 3:30pm in HC 2023 (title to be announced).



Information on internships and job opportunities will be posted as notices are received. Keep checking back.