Psychology Faculty and Students Present Three Posters at Eastern Psychological Association
Along with 5 faculty and 8 student co-authors, Dr. Ann Elliott attended the 84th annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association in New York City in March, 2013. Two students from Radford University’s Honors Academy presented the finding of their Honors Capstone projects. Current Honors Academy student, Stephanie Gusler, presented her paper Childhood poly-victimization and perceived family environment along with another RU Honors Academy alumna (Stephanie Clark) and three faculty from the Psychology Department (Drs. Elliott, Jeff Aspelmeier, and Tom Pierce). The second poster was presented by Emily Latimer, a 2012 graduate from Radford University. She presented the results of her capstone project, Childhood poly-victimization and trauma-related symptoms, along with two graduate students currently in the Clinical-Counseling Psychology program (Keara Washington and Krista Borling), and one undergraduate student who assisted with data collection and analysis (Stephanie Gusler). Finally, Krista Borling presented the results of the study Poly-victimization and traumatic symptomatology in incarcerated females, for which she serves as one of the graduate student interviewers. Her co-authors on this study included a graduate student from the Clinical-Counseling Psychology program (Crystal Laudermilk), two graduate students from Criminal Justice (Robert Stallings and Samantha Lynn), four RU faculty, Dr. Isaac Van Patten from Criminal Justice and Drs. Elliott, Aspelmeier and Pierce from Psychology, and John Briere, from the Keck School of Medicine, at the University of Southern California.