Mallorie Carroll, a 3rd year doctoral student in the BAR Lab, successfully proposed her dissertation today. She plans to explore the degree to which the relationship between alcohol use, alcohol protective behavioral strategies and alcohol-related negative conseqeunces is moderated by marijuana use. Also, she plans to explore the degree to which the relationship between marijuana use and use related conseqeunces is moderated by marijuana protective behavioral strategies.
Lauren Gardner, a senior undergraduate member of the BAR Lab completed her Honors College thesis. She explored the degree to which drinking context moderated the relationship hazardous alcohol use had with risky sex among college women. Congratulations Lauren.
Mallorie Carrol, a 3rd year doctoral student in teh BAR Lab, placed second in the behavioral sciences poster category at the Southern Miss Graduate Research Symposium. She explored the degree to which illicit drug use moderated the the relationship between alcohol protective behavioral strategy use and alcohol related negative consequences. Congratulations Mallorie.
Hallie Jordan a first year doctoral student successfully proposed her thesis today. She is exploring the relationship post-traumatic stress has with harmful alcohol use and alcohol-related negative consequences and the degree to which those relationships are moderated by alcohol protective behavioral strategies.
Tiara Watson, a sophomore Bar Lab member was named the Department of Psychology Outstanding Sophomore Student. Congratulations Tiara!
Danielle Cottonham, a 4th year doctoral student in the BAR Lab matched with the New Orleans VA for her predoctoral internship. This is a very competitive process and speaks to Danielle's qualifications. Congratulations Danielle!
Hurlocker Accepts Postdoctoral Fellowship
Margo Hurlocker (Villarosa) a fifth your doctoral student has accepted a postdoctoral fellowship position in the Alcohol Research Training Program at the Center for Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addiction in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Congrats Margo!
Danielle Cottonham, a fourth year doctoral student, successfully proposed her dissertation. Danielle is studying the degree to which the relationship between gendered racism and risky sex is mediated by psychological distress. Further she is looking at how this mediational relationship is moderated by safe sexual practices and protective strategy use.
Kray Scully, a second year doctoral student, successfully proposed his thesis. He is studying the degree to which different protective behavioral strategies moderate the relationship with dimensions of positive alcohol expectancies and alcohol related negative consequences among harmful drinkers.
Margo Villarosa, a 4th year doctoral student, successfully defended her dissertation. She found that the cognitive dimensions of social anxiety social anxiety predicted increases in harmful drinking behaviors and decreases in safe drinking. These links were explained in part by drinking in a negative coping context. Congratulations Margo!
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