Departmental Honors

Fewer than 10% of UMass Psychology majors earn Departmental Honors!  We are pleased to recognize these distinguished alumni.

We are actively working on populating this page. If you are a Departmental Honors alumni and would like to be listed on this page, contact Michael McDermott.

Kaitlyn Baron

Kaitlyn Baron

Class of 2017
Advisor:
Harold Grotevant PhD
Honors Thesis:
The Importance of Having a Connection to a Caring Adult on the Outcomes for Youth Who Age Out of Foster Care
Emily Breviglia

Emily Breviglia

Class of 2017
Advisor:
Ashley Woodman PhD
Honors Thesis:
The Effect of Music on Exercise Intensity Among Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Erica Burke

Class of 2017
Advisor:
Rebecca Ready PhD
Honors Thesis:
Age Group Differences in the Association Between Attentional Biases and Emotion Outcome
Rahul Bussa

Rahul Bussa

Class of 2017
Advisor:
Rebecca Spencer PhD
Honors Thesis:
The Effect of Age on Sleep-Dependent Memory Consolidation of Novel English-Language Words
Andrea Cataldo

Andrea Cataldo

Class of 2009
Advisor:
Andrew Cohen PhD
Honors Thesis:
The effects of uncertain mood on pattern perception: A signal detection perspective

Sameera Chippada

Class of 2017
Advisor:
Maureen Perry-Jenkins PhD
Honors Thesis:
Paternal Depression and Child Development: The Case of Working-Class Families

Emily Collins

Class of 2017
Advisor:
Brian Lickel PhD
Honors Thesis:
Gridlock on Gun Control: The Effects of Motivated Reasoning and Article Framing on Reactions to School Shootings

Meghan Colpas

Class of 2017
Advisor:
Jennifer McDermott PhD
Honors Thesis:
Post-Election Violence Exposure, Parental Monitoring, and Mental Health of Youth in Kisumu, Kenya

Katherine Davis

Class of 2017
Advisor:
Michael Constintino PhD
Honors Thesis:
The Indirect Effect of Alliance Convergence on Posttreatment Outcome Through Homework Completion in Two Treatments For Generalized Anxiety

Audrey Davis

Class of 2017
Advisor:
David Arnold PhD
Honors Thesis:
The Relationship Between Parent Psychopathology and Parenting Behaviors in Parent-Child Math Task

Ashley Dion

Class of 2017
Advisor:
Elizabeth Harvey PhD
Honors Thesis:
A Study of Neural Correlates of Preschool Childresn's Affective Picture Viewing

Allison Epstein

Class of 2017
Advisor:
Erik Cheries PhD
Honors Thesis:
Do Infants Use Gender to Predict Social Behavior?

Mary Feuersanger

Class of 2017
Advisor:
Rebecca Spencer PhD
Honors Thesis:
Cognition and Sequencing in Older Adults
Samia Habib

Samia Habib

Class of 2017
Advisor:
Bernhard Leidner PhD
Honors Thesis:
Biases in Medial Portrayals of Muslim Americans
Maya Hareli

Maya Hareli

Class of 2017
Advisor:
Elizabeth Harvey PhD
Honors Thesis:
Emotion Competence as a Predictor of Comorbid Psychopathology in Children With and Without ADHD

Jennifer Hirst

Class of 2017
Advisor:
Andrew Cohen PhD
Honors Thesis:
Bayesian Reasoning: A Comparison of Training Approaches
Gongrui Li

Gongrui Li

Class of 2017
Advisor:
Luke Remage-Healy PhD
Honors Thesis:
Heterogeneity of Song Preference in Adult Femal Zebra Finches in a Two-Choice Paradigm

Keianna Lopes

Class of 2017
Advisor:
Mariana Pereira PhD
Honors Thesis:
Analysis of Affect Behavior of Mother Rats in the Wistar-Kyoto Rat Model of Postpartum Depression
Melanie Maimon

Melanie Maimon

Class of 2017
Advisor:
Brian Lickel PhD
Honors Thesis:
Student Attitudes and Actions Concerning Issues Facing Transgender and Non-Binary Individuals: Predictors, Motivators, and Collective Action Tendencies

Ellen Marshall

Class of 2017
Advisor:
Erik Cheries PhD
Honors Thesis:
Infants' Representation of Different Gender Faces

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