Doctoral Projects & Colloquia Schedule

Below is the 2021 doctoral project colloquia schedule. Presentations  are held at William James College and are open to the public. Check this space often as we continue to update the schedule, they are listed by date of presentation with the most recent first.

May 2021

Advantages of Hiring Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities in Retail Organizations

Presented by: Rosilyn Sanders
Chair: Darlene Piva, PsyD
Co-Chair: Aprille Young, PsyD
Discussant: Enin Rudel, PsyD
Date: May 14, 2021
Time: 2:00 pm EDT
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Meeting ID: 276-023-5347

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Meaningful Work and Positive Job Outcomes: Moderating the Relation­ships with Work–Family Outcomes

Presented by: Eric Viara
Chair: John D'Auria, EdD
Co-Chair: Leanne Tortez, PhD
Discussant: Jennifer Burns, MA
Date: May 14, 2021
Time: 12:00 pm EDT
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Meeting ID: 591-485-5948

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Influence of Adult Development Stages on Leader-Member Exchange Model of Leadership

Presented by: Oluwafunmilayo Aguocha
Chair: William Hodgetts, EdD
Co-Chair: Miranda Ralston, PsyD
Discussant: Tom Murray, PhD
Date: May 14, 2021
Time: 10:30 am EDT
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Meeting ID: 938-937-9623

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Investigating the Effectiveness of Telepsychology Administered Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Treat Anxiety and Depression Among College Age Individuals

Presented by: Beckett Tobak
Discussant: Tyler Ferguson, PhD, MS/CAGS
Date: May 13, 2021
Time: 4:30 pm EDT
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Meeting ID: 885-6091-3373

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Therapy Experiences of Legally Involved, Adult Clients with Mental Illness

Presented by: Cassie Cardoza
Discussant: Tanya Snyder, LMHC
Date: May 12, 2021
Time: 9:00 am EDT
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Meeting ID: 897-6095-7219

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Relationship between Duration and Frequency of Yoga Training and Performance on Neuropsychological Tests of Attention

Presented by: Setari Parsa
Date: May 7, 2021
Time: 4:00 pm EDT
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Meeting ID: 828-9212-2598

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The Interaction of Child Personality and Academic Achievement in Mixed-Grade Classrooms

Presented by: Molly Falkowski
Date: May 7, 2021
Time: 1:00 pm EDT
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Meeting ID: 813-1492-1608

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Exploring the Experience and Function of Binge Eating Behaviors among Veterans

Presented by: Simone Arent
Discussant: Kate Craigen, PhD
Date: May 7, 2021
Time: 12:30 pm EDT
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Meeting ID: 883-1954-6287

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Development and Preliminary Testing of a Self-Rating Instrument to Measure Leadership Embodiment

Presented by: Christine Tello-Lorenz
Chair: William H Hodgetts, EdD
Co-Chair: Leanne Tortez, PhD
Discussant: Ginny Whitelaw, PhD
Date: May 4, 2021
Time: 3:00 pm EDT
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Meeting ID: 504-267-6267

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April 2021

The Relationship between Reasons for Social Media Use, Levels of Social Comparison, and Changes to State Self-Esteem

Presented by: Victoria Farinha
Discussant: Cathryn Williams, PsyD
Date: April 28, 2021
Time: 7:00 pm EDT
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Meeting ID: 976-4938-2739

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Parsing Theory of Mind in Schizophrenia

Presented by: Sherée Michelle Cardone Beane
Discussant: Liana Shelby, PsyD
Date: April 8, 2021
Time: 10:00 am EDT
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Meeting ID: 857-5977-3554

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March 2021

“God, Country, and Corps”: A Qualitative Study Exploring the Perceived Im­pact of Religion and Spirituality on Reintegration in Post-9/11 Veterans

Presented by: Dipali Patel
Discussant: Jeanette Irene Harris, PhD
Date: March 26, 2021
Time: 2:00 pm EDT
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Meeting ID: 832-3697-2642

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Social Media Boundary Expectations in Long-Term Romantic Partnerships

Presented by: Emily Montgomery
Discussant: Daniel Bannish, PhD
Date: March 6, 2021
Time: 9:30 pm EST
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Meeting ID: 820-6587-0271

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Masculinity and Help Seeking for Depression: Cultural Contributions and Strategies for Facilitating Help Seeking

Presented by: Leora Citrin
Discussant: Larry Berkowitz, EdD
Date: March 4, 2021
Time: 10:00 am EST
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Meeting ID: 815-7245-1211

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February 2021

Gamers Don't Die, They Respawn: Why Gamers Might Bring More Psychological Safety and Curiosity Into the Workplace

Presented by: Kristen Toohill
Discussant: Kyle Murphy
Chair: Suzanne Devline, PhD
Co-Chair: Aprille Young, PsyD
Date: February 17, 2021
Time: 12:00 pm EST
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Meeting ID: 949-905-6821

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January 2021

Examining the Prevalence and Neuropsychological Correlates of Suppressed Effort on ImPACT Testing in Collegiate Athletes: A Sandbagging Study

Presented by: Jason Alan
Discussant: Jason Weller, MD
Date: January 23, 2021
Time: 10:00 am EST
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Meeting ID: 845-4869-6145

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Examining the Relationship Between Spirituality and Level of Psychological Distress Experienced by Parents Caring for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Presented by: Marie Carmaudely L. Galliotte
Discussant: Colleen Sharka, MA, LMHC
Date: January 22, 2021
Time: 3:00 pm EST
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Meeting ID: 817-0387-1038

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The Mediating Effect of Insecure Attachment between Childhood Emotional Maltreatment and Hostile Romantic Interactions

Presented by: Jennifer Dockery
Discussant: Sureyya Iscan, PhD
Date: January 20, 2021
Time: 12:00 pm EST
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Meeting ID: 873-6826-0580

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The Relationship Between Perceived Helpfulness of Mental Health Professionals and Satisfaction of Diagnosis from an Autism Spectrum Disorder Evaluation

Presented by: Celeste Hoecker
Discussant: Ryan Martin, PhD
Date: January 18, 2021
Time: 12:00 pm EST
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Meeting ID: 810-3930-0194
Passcode: 01182021

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An Exploration of the Relationship Between Affective and Cognitive Empathy and Cyberbullying Behaviors Among Emerging Adults

Presented by: Aranya Albert
Discussant: Marta Carlson, PhD
Date: January 15, 2021
Time: 3:00 pm EST
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Meeting ID: 891-9143-0414

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Program Evaluation of Camp Baker, an Adapted Summer Treatment Program for Children with ADHD

Presented by: Stephani Synn
Discussant: Sarah Tannenbaum, PsyD
Date: January 15, 2021
Time: 2:00 pm EST
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Meeting ID: 933-271-4389

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What is the Relationship Between Caregivers' Recollections of Their Childhood Experiences and Expectations for Their Children with Autism?

Presented by: Robert Saxner
Discussant: Amy Lew, PhD
Date: January 15, 2021
Time: 11:00 am EST
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Meeting ID: 431-252-443

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Mental Health Sequelae of Exposure to Chronic Community Violence Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Transition Aged Youth

Presented by: Amanda Korff
Discussant: Dr. Maryam Jernigan-Noesi, PhD
Date: January 8, 2021
Time: 12:30 pm EST
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Meeting ID: 875-1956-9457

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Effect of Psychiatry Testimony about Reactive Attachment Disorder and Conduct Disorder on Juror Decision Making

Presented by: Peter Moulton
Discussant: Sasheen Hazel, PsyD
Date: January 7, 2021
Time: 4:00 pm EST
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Meeting ID: 847-8029-0314

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