With its focus on student engagement through mentoring and
research, it is no wonder St. John’s is among the leading
universities whose faculty, students and alumni were accepted to
present or speak at the 2011 American Psychological Association
(APA) Convention this summer.
Held in Washington, D C., last August, the annual convention drew
more than 13,000 practitioners, researchers, educators and students
from around the world. The APA is the world’s largest association
Fourteen professors, 18 students and seven alumni represented St.
Department of Psychology at the conference, which saw two
graduate students and a faculty member win awards. “It’s a banner
Raymond DiGiuseppe, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Psychology.
“Our department has a tradition of strong APA participation among
both students and faculty. Presenting at conferences gets students
involved in scientific debates and make them part of the
“Each year, the number of well-received presentations from our
faculty, students, and alumni is impressive, and reflects the
consistently high quality and collaborative efforts of our
department,” added Mark Terjesen, Ph.D., Associate Professor of
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