Dr. Jeffrey Tiger Receives the WisABA Award

Dr. Jeffrey Tiger is the recipient of the annual WisABA Award for Significant Contributions to the Practice of Behavior Analysis in the state of Wisconsin for his continued efforts to train highly qualified Behavior Analysts in our state. Through his work in the university systems and his center, budding Behavior Analysts are receiving training and experiences that further the science of ABA in Wisconsin.


MAPIP Program Highlighted in a Recent Issue of Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology

Dr. Alyson Gerdes Serves as the Expert on Culturally-Adapted ADHD Treatment.

Dr. Alyson GerdesDr. Alyson Gerdes, professor of psychology, served as the expert on Culturally-Adapted Treatment for Spanish-Speaking Latino Families for Ask the Expert Webcast Chat Series presented by the National Resource Center on ADHD.

Promotions & Accomplishments:

Dr. Alyson Gerdes, for promotion to Professor of Psychology

Dr. Nakia Gordon, for promotion to Associate Professor, with Tenure

Dr. James Hoelzle, for promotion to Associate Professor, with Tenure



9th Annual Diversity in Psychology Conference

Registration is open until Oct. 6th. For more information or to RSVP click here

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New Psychology Graduate Program

The Psychology Department offers a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, with an application deadline of November 15, 2018. For more information about our Ph. D. in Clinical Psychology click here.

The Psychology Department also offers a M.S. or PH.D. in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), with an application deadline of December 1. ABA is an area of psychology that focuses on environmental influences on behavior. For more information about the ABA programs, visit the program page here.

Employment Opportunities

The Department of Psychology at Marquette University invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions to begin August, 2019: 1) a license-eligible (WI)clinical psychologistwith expertise in neuropsychology, preferably with expertise/specialization in pediatrics; 2) a neuroscientistwith focus in human models preferably addressing cognitive, computational, or emotion neuroscience. We seek applicants with research and teaching records that demonstratestrong potential as a scholar, teacher, and mentor.Responsibilities include: developing an independent research program with potential for extramural funding, undergraduate and graduate teaching, research mentorship of undergraduate and doctoral students in our clinical psychology Ph.D. program, and, for the neuropsychology position, clinical supervision. The department is committed to supporting and appreciating diversity and seeks candidates with the same commitment.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted by November 1, 2018.The department actively encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups.Applications must initially be submitted through Marquette Hires (for the clinical position: http://employment.marquette.edu/postings/10205; for the neuroscience position: http://employment.marquette.edu/postings/10210).

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Recent Research and Grants

Congratulations to Dr. Kristy Nielson

Dr. Nielson received two grants focusing on the importance of exercise or fitness on long-term cognitive outcomes in older adults at risk for Alzheimer's Disease: A third 5-yr renewal of a multi-institutional MRI study on healthy elders at genetic risk for AD, predicting and measuring neural and cognitive indicators of risk over time; and

A multi-institutional clinical trial of six months of aerobic exercise training (vs. a flexibility control condition) in healthy elders at genetic risk for AD to attempt reduce cognitive and neural decline over time.









Giving to Marquette