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Psychology professors Hales & Wellman

Psychologists Recognized by International Organization

Andrew Hales and Joseph Wellman honor for social science research SEPTEMBER 21, 2022 BY STAFF REPORT The Society of Experimental Social Psychology has named University of Mississippi psychology professors Andrew H. Hales and Joseph D. Wellman as 2022 SESP fellows. SESP is a leading international professional organization dedicated to advancing experimental social psychological research. The […]


Dr. Hales

UM Psychologist Recognized by International Organization

Advancing Research Impacts Field and Society AUGUST 29, 2022 BY STAFF REPORT Andrew H. Hales, an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Mississippi, was recently named a Fellow of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP), a leading international professional organization dedicated to the advancement of experimental social psychological research. “I congratulate Dr. […]


Carey Dowling

Campus Educators Selected as Inaugural WOW! Faculty Fellows

New workshops and learning communities to create vibrant online courses offered this fall AUGUST 26, 2022 BY PAM STARLING Teaching online can be a process of continually exploring and adapting to evolving digital options, as well as understanding the needs of students. Three University of Mississippi faculty members plan to address these areas this academic […]


A group of visiting students learn about James Meredith and his legacy at the university’s Civil Rights Monument. Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss Digital Imaging Services

UM Awards Achieving Equity Grants

More than $56,000 awarded for seven proposals aimed at advancing diversity and inclusion AUGUST 23, 2022 BY EDWIN B. SMITH Following a rigorous and competitive application process, seven University of Mississippi investigator teams have been awarded internal funding for proposals aimed at advancing institutional diversity and inclusion. The Achieving Equity Grants Program was introduced in […]


Joseph Wellman

UM Psychologist Named Fellow of International Organization

Advancing Research Impacts Field and Society AUGUST 18, 2022 BY STAFF REPORT Joseph D. Wellman, an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Mississippi, was recently named a Fellow of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP), a leading international professional organization dedicated to the advancement of experimental social psychological research. “I congratulate Dr. […]


UM psychology professor Laura Johnson has been selected to serve a second three-year term on the U.S. National Committee for Psychological Science. Submitted photo

Psychologist Invited for National Academies Second Term

Laura Johnson working to increase international presence in professional research journals JULY 20, 2022 BY STAFF REPORT The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine have asked University of Mississippi psychology professor Laura Johnson to serve a second three-year term on the U.S. National Committee for Psychological Science. “Dr. Johnson’s initial appointment and now reappointment […]


CLA Award Winners

Liberal Arts Professors Honored for Excellence in Teaching, Research

Award recipients span the college’s disciplines June 24, 2022 By Edwin B. Smith Eight University of Mississippi professors have been honored by the College of Liberal Arts for their excellence in teaching and research. Three professors were recognized for their exceptional teaching. Timothy Paul Yenter, associate professor of philosophy, received the Howell Family Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award. Named […]


Carey Dowling

Dowling Named University’s Top Online Instructor

Award winner to speak at ‘Toolbox Talks’ virtual event on March 23 March 21, 2022 By Erin Garrett Following a global pandemic, online learning has seen tremendous growth at higher education institutions across the nation. At the University of Mississippi, faculty members are developing unique and innovative ways to support virtual instruction. The UM Office of Academic […]


Scientists to Explore Suicidal Behavior for Brain Awareness Week

March 23 discussion on Zoom looks at efforts to understand and treat behaviors March 20, 2022 By Edwin B. Smith Two neuroscientists and an educator will conduct a virtual discussion on suicidal behavior March 23, as part of Brain Awareness Week at the University of Mississippi. The goal of the Brain Awareness Week is to make […]


Three UM Students Named Truman Finalists

Students who raise awareness about mental health issues and educational access among national finalists February 18, 2022 By Michael Newsom Three University of Mississippi juniors who have worked to improve access to education and to raise awareness about mental health issues have been named finalists for the prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship. National finalists for the honor were […]