Psychology Students Get Convention Presentation Experience

Monday, May 2, 2011

Psychology professors Holly Irwin-Chase, Ph.D., John Wu, Ed.D., Kim Schaeffer, Ph.D., and 13 students attended the 2011 Western Psychology Association’s 91st Annual Convention in Los Angeles, April 28-May 1. This is the 18th consecutive year that PLNU psychology department faculty and students have presented at a major regional psychology convention.

PLNU students and faculty were involved in four presentations:

  • "Psychological Well-being in Female and Male Freshmen,” presented by Zachary Tychsen, Felisha Cambridge, and Schaeffer 
  • “Effect of Cultural Sensitivity and Awareness in Study Abroad Students,” presented by Krista Becker, Natalie Garcia, Leah James, Christina Keys, Jacqueline Lagace, Paul Neis, Karen Wilson, and Irwin-Chase 
  • “Marital Help Seeking Preferences in Asian, Latino, and White Couples,” presented by Lauren E. Petti, Genieva B. Ozuna, Christopher P. Wehrle, and Wu 
  • “Effect of Cultural Sensitivity in an Immersed Abroad Experience,” presented by Christina Keys, Paul Neis, Tim Hall, and Irwin-Chase