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González Vallejo Study Reveals Humans Are Impatient, Even Down to Seconds

Claudia González Vallejo, portraitOhio University News featured a study by Dr. Claudia González Vallejo and Ohio University alumna Dr. Ping Xu that reveals that humans are impatient, even down to seconds—and González Vallejo notes that the findings can be applicable to behaviors during the Covid-19 pandemic. An Ohio University study seeking to understand […]

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Posted on 07/24/2020

Alumni News | Seebald Working to Contain COVID-19, Address Healthcare Disparities

Laura Seebald, portraitOhio University alumna Laura Seebald’s passion for social justice and public health have led her to the frontlines of the battle against COVID-19 in Kirland, Wash., where she works as a social worker providing discharge planning and mental health services. She performs multiple roles in this position: connecting patients to […]

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Posted on 05/01/2020

Alumni News | Rawson Talks about Strategies for Coping with Pandemic

The News Herald (Morganton, NC) featured Ohio University alumna Dr. Jane Rawson in a story headlined “Coping with Crisis: Psychologist shares strategies for coping with pandemic.” Dr. Jane Rawson, clinical coordinator of the Mimosa Christian Counseling Center in Morganton, shared what people may be feeling during these uncertain, scary times […]

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Posted on 03/21/2020

Happy Beginnings | Whitlock Enjoys Working with Supportive Team in Children’s Services

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. By Aissatou Boye, ’20 Sierra Whitlock ’16 ’18M is a children’s services worker with Hamilton County Children Services, an organization that helps families and those in […]

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Posted on 02/27/2020

Alumni News | Fissel Enjoys Research and Teaching at University of Central Florida

Erica FisselOhio University alum Erica Fissel ’13 is an assistant professor in the Criminal Justice Department at the University of Central Florida. She is also involved with the Violence Against Women Faculty Research Cluster. Fissel earned her B.A. in Sociology-Criminology with a minor in Psychology from the College of Arts & […]

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Posted on 02/05/2020

Alumni News | Richards Recruits Talent for DuBois Chemicals

Jenna Richardsby Alex Paoletti ’20 Following graduation, Jenna Richards ’14 ’15M worked as an assistant manager at Sherwin-Williams Paints. Afterwards, she worked as a corporate recruiter for Kroger. She earned her B.A. in Psychology and Sociology with a Certificate in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from the College of Arts and […]

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Posted on 01/28/2020

Angela Regan Founds Women’s Prison Re-Entry Program

Angela Regan, portraitOhio University alumna Angela Regan’s long time interest in law and how it disproportionately affects certain socioeconomic classes and races drew her to the M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture. Her interests often take her beyond the classroom, and she recently added creating a prison reentry program for women in […]

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Posted on 01/27/2020

Alumni News | Psychology Professor Russell Bennett Passes

Russell Bennett, portrAITOhio University alum Russell Bennett passed away on Jan. 15, 2020, in Bemidji, Minn., says his obituary in the Aitkin Independent. He earned three Psychology degrees from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO—a bachelor’s in 1971, a master’s in 1975, and a Ph.D. in 1977. He attended Ohio […]

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Posted on 01/19/2020

Career Week | Law Student Jesser Pursues Passion for Criminal Defense

Alexa Jesser, portrait  Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Ohio University alum Alexa Jesser ’18 is using her passion for advocacy and law by pursuing a career as a criminal defense attorney. She is […]

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Posted on 01/13/2020

Alumni | Bessey Enjoys Life Sciences Advising and Teaching

Sarah Bessey ’14 is an Academic Advisor and Instructor in the Life Sciences First Year Program at North Carolina State University. This is a program for incoming first year students who are interested in Life Science majors. Students take a common curriculum of life science courses, which includes a one […]

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Posted on 01/10/2020