Alyson Gerdes, Ph.D.

The 6th Annual Diversity in Psychology Research Conference and Open House welcomed 88+ participants to the department on a beautiful fall day. Dr. Lucas Torres provided the keynote presentation and various panels about diversity research and graduate school application process were held.

Graduate and undergraduate students presented posters on a variety of interesting diversity-related topics. Faculty judges awarded first, second, and third place awards:

Grad students winning presentations were:

Relations Among Acculturative Stress, Ethnic Discrimination, and Internalizing Problems in Latino Adolescents by Margaret A. Grace, Theresa L. Kapke, Kathryn E. Lawton, & Alyson C. Gerdes

Confrontation of Sexual Orientation Prejudice: The Effect of Gender by Kelly LeMaire & Debra Oswald

Combating the “Race Problem”: Piloting a Perceived Racial/Ethnic Minority Status Measure by Lauren Yadlosky, Dane Whicker, & Anne Marie Matelski

Undergrads winning presentations were:

Empowering a Marginalized People: Mexican Migration Narratives and Life Satisfaction by Aimee Alvarez, Farah Kurdi-Villate, & Leticia Vallejo

Prejudice Slurs Against Sexual Minorities on Marquette Campus
by Alexis Monical, Kelly LeMaire, & Kayla Dubois

Economic Abuse: An Exploratory Analysis of the Mental Health of Latinas in the United States by America Davila

Congratulations to the winners and all of the presenters for their work well done!

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