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Psychology Overview

Welcome to the Psychology Department at Beloit College!

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  • Welcome back students!
  • In January we welcomed Visiting Instructor Danielle Blazek '10 back to campus. Danielle is teaching Research Methods and Statistics I, and Health Psychology this spring. 
  • In May, Seniors Staci Gusakova and Sarah Keller presented their senior thesis research in the Psi Chi poster session at the Midwest Psychological Association Meeting in Chicago.
  • Several recent graduates have been accepted into graduate schools, including:
    • Staci Gusakova'16, is attending the University of Michigan for a Ph.D. in Personality and Social Contexts
    • Hailey Stevenson '16, is attending George Williams College of Aurora University for a MSW
    • TingTing Fan '15, is attending the University of Pennsylvania for a MA in Human Development
    • Max King '14, is attending UW- Milwaukee for a Ed.S. (education specialist degree) in School Psychology
    • Jackie Goldbach '13, is attending Yale University for a MPH
    • Bethany Kosmicki '12, is attending Temple University for a Ph.D. in Sociology

Information about our alumni:

  • Danielle Blazek ’10 , is a Ph.D. student in the Social Psychology program at Claremont Graduate University in California. Danielle will present a research poster at the Association for Psychological Science meetings in Chicago at the end of May.
  • Jamie Eversage ’12, and her husband Jonathan live on the island of Kauai in Hawaii. Jamie and Jonathan met at an ashram in India. In Hawaii, they operate a small business, selling handmade organic chocolates.
  • Hannah McNamee ’15 , is a project manager at Epic Systems in Verona, Wisconsin. She oversees the implementation of Epic’s medical records software at hospitals.