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Welcome back, Deirdre Conlon!

Deirdre Conlon, a graduate of the program, recently returned to share her new research with the department and to speak with current students about her experiences. A description of her talk is found below: GC CUNY Critical Psychology Brown Bag Colloquium, Oct. 18th 2017   Reflections on Carceral Circuits and Spaces Deirdre Conlon, Ph.D. University …

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Spring 2018 Brown Bag Schedule

Please join us for a Brown Bag event this Spring 2018! We have a variety of fantastic speakers coming to share their research with us. Our Brown Bag events are free and open to the public. Please see the schedule below!

Social scientists & architects collaborate to link equity and learning to educational spaces

On December 5th, the New York chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIANY) conferred a Vice President’s Citation for Design Excellence on a collaborative research project between architects and social scientists currently underway at Medgar Evers College, CUNY. The study is led by Evie Klein, Eleanor Luken, and Troy Simpson, who are current Environmental …

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Fall 2016: Brown Bag Schedule

RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT: Young children’s play in urban areas

  Sruthi Atmakur-Javdekar’s background in architecture and landscape architecture enables her to focus on improving the quality of built environments, particularly for children and young people. Through her work, Sruthi aims to influence local and national policies related to children’s rights, urban planning and design. Sruthi is a Ph.D. candidate in the Environmental Psychology program …

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EP Student Kristen Hackett elected as Chair-Elect/Chair to SPSSI GSC

In the fall of 2015 Environmental Psychology student Kristen Hackett was elected as Chair-Elect (S.Y. 2015/2016) and Chair (S.Y. 2016/2017) of the Graduate Student Committee of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI).   SPSSI, Division 9 of the American Psychological Association, is a good fit both professionally and academically.  As a graduate …

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Spring 2016 Brown Bag Schedule

Join us for these exciting events this Spring!

Hannah Jaicks receives award from International Research Fund

Soon-to-be defending EP student Hannah Jaicks was recently the recipient of an award from the Sarah Baker Memorial Fund.  This fund is distributed by the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y), a joint Canada-U.S. not-for-profit organization that connects and protects habitat from Yellowstone to Yukon so people and nature can thrive. The Sarah Baker grants support student projects that …

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Hannah Jaicks’ research featured by Wild Foundation!

As part of Hannah Jaicks’ dissertation on the human-nonhuman carnivore conflicts of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, she undertook an experiential method known as trekking to explore the physical and symbolic challenges that a grizzly, wolf, or cougar faces on its paths through the unforgiving terrain of the region.  Through her work, she experienced a series …

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Tech Update from Jen Tang!

In the linked article below, EP student Jen Tang elaborates her experience navigating the the “robust and fertile physical and digital environments” offered at the CUNY Graduate Center, and NYC more generally, that aim to help “technological newbies like [herself] to wade into” and expand their technological knowledge and skills.  As Jen states explicitly, her …

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