Category: Students

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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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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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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EP Student, Do Lee, wins Best Student Paper 2014 !

Congratulations to Do Lee for having his paper “Embodied bicycle commuters in a car world” selected as this year’s Graduate Student Award winner for APA Division 34!  The paper was based on research that explored how people experience the transition to bicycle commuting lifestyles through a bike to work event in Lake Tahoe, CA.  The paper was recognized …

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Environmental Psych Students Represent at Critical Geography Conference!

Environmental psychology students made a wide presence this past weekend at the Critical Geography Conference at Temple University in Philadelphia.  Students presented on a range of topics including: the production of cumulative irresponsibility in neoliberal streetscapes and a proposal for reconstructing shared collective responsibility for more equitable streetscapes for all users, how the broad spectrum of people in …

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RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT: Research on International Education

Jennifer M. Pipitone spent a winter break in Morocco and half of a summer in Bali conducting field research on international education. In her research, she argues that study abroad programs are not inherently educational nor do they intrinsically foster personal growth and cultural awareness; instead an appropriated international learning environment must be produced to impact …

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CERG: Research Internship Opportunity

STUDENT BLOG SHARE: “Popular Disruption”

In a blog post entitled “Popular Disruption”, Kristen Hackett, a fourth year student in the Environmental Psychology program reflects on her experience participating in the People’s Climate March.  In particular, she reflects on the legality and corporatization of the march in relation to past participation in other political marches.  Though troubling at first, she comes …

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Book Talk: The People, Place, and Space Reader

CSEP Represents at People’s Climate March!

Proud to share some photos from the Critical Social and Environmental Psychology block at the People’s Climate March last Sunday, September 21, 2014.  Shout-out to those who were representing with other groups scattered throughout the crowd as well as to those who could only be present in spirit !  

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