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Julia Graber

Chair’s Report

Beginning in August 2017, I took on the role of Interim Chair of the Department of Psychology, and this fall began as permanent Chair. It has been an ideal time to be the Chair of the Department with new hiring initiatives, increased funding for faculty salaries, expansion of our course offerings, development of a new […]


Student Accomplishments

Graduate Student Awards A number of graduate students in the Department of Psychology were again recognized for their many accomplishments during the 2017-2018 academic schoolyear. Below is a list of student awards recognized this past Spring at the Departmental Student Awards Banquet. Behavior Analysis Graduate Student Awards Hypatia Bolivar – Graduate Teaching Award Hypatia Bolivar […]

Kathy Fields

Alumni Spotlight

Dr. Kathy Fields, University of Florida alumna, world-renowned Dermatologist, and co-creator of Proactiv, has given the UF Psychology Department a $50,000 gift to launch a pilot implementation of the Sources of Strength Program. Dr. Sherri Jackson, who received her PhD in cognitive psychology has been appointed to the Academic Affairs office as Vice Provost at […]

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Faculty Accomplishments

Media Dr. Laurie Mintz published a paperback version of Becoming Cliterate. This led to an invited presentation at the Opened Women’s Conference, sponsored by the Amber Rose Foundation and the University of Southern California Dornsife Center for Feminist Research, Los Angeles, CA. In collaboration with the Levin College of Law and with support from the […]

Dorothy Espelage

Faculty Spotlight

As in the Robert Frost poem, “The Road Not Taken,” Dorothy Espelage took the road less traveled—and it has made all the difference in her life and in the lives of countless others. Espelage did not let a rough start to life deter her. In fact, she turned bad into good, using portions of her […]