Congrats to Holly Shablack, who received a dissertation completion fellowship from the Graduate School to complete her dissertation on the role of emotion concepts in emotional experience, physiology and interpersonal behavior.
Congrats to Ashima Varma, who defended her senior honors thesis entitled “Psychophysiological responses to emotion priming.”
Holly Shablack is a recipient of the 2019 Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by Graduate Teaching Assistants.
The Tanner Award for Excellence by Graduate Teaching Assistants was created in 1990 by the University to expand the purview of the Tanner Awards to recognize excellence in the teaching of undergraduates by graduate teaching assistants. These awards recognized inspirational teaching by graduates students in the teaching of undergraduate students.
Undergraduate research assistant and McNair Scholar Dillon Rubalcava is the recipient of a J. Steven Reznick Diversity and Psychological Research Grant for Spring 2019. The award will support Dillon’s independent research on emotional awareness.
Kent Lee, PhD, defended his dissertation entitled The Emergence and Consequences of Self-Focused vs. World-Focused Experiences of Affect. Kent will join the Affective and Brain Sciences Lab directed by Ajay Satpute at Northeastern University as a post doc in January.
The award was given for her 2018 paper in JEP:G entitled “When a word is worth a thousand pictures: Language shapes perceptual memory for emotion.”
Holly was recognized for her exceptional teaching, research, and mentorship