Illinois State University’s Department of Psychology and School of Communication is proud to showcase their new take to helping the community of ISU become more educated and have a better understanding of social, racial, and economical adversity today. They call it, “The Extending Empathy Project: On the Way to Tulsa.”
Students explore how alumni are making an impact in their communities, learn about their careers, and identify career paths.
Through their research, Assistant Professors of Elementary Education Dr. Shamaine Bertrand and Dr. Erin Quast; Assistant Psychology Professor Dr. Brea Banks ’10, Ph.D. ’15; and Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Sciences Dr. Charles Bell have shown that there is a chasm between the American dream and American reality.
Dr. Helen Neville of the University of Illinois will present “The Psychology of Radical Healing and Hope: Implications for Research and Practice with Black, Indigenous, and People of Color.”
Her co-workers have a great attitude, but they can be needy.
As the movement for social justice and racial equity reached a critical point following the death of George Floyd last May, Khyati Verma, M.S. ’20, completed her master’s thesis on the impact of colorblind racial attitudes and implicit bias.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, ReggieCon will focus on the Wonder Woman comics. The suggested reading is Wonder Woman: The Hiketeia by Greg Rucka.
The Office of the Provost announced the Outstanding University Service Award and the Service Initiative Awards.
The Office of the Provost announced Dr. J. Scott Jordan and Dr. Stephen Hunt have been named University Professors for Illinois State University.
The Office of the Provost announced Dr. Jeffrey Kahn has been named a Distinguished Professor at Illinois State University.