Tag: Psychology

Gurung elected to American Psychological Association Council

Prof. Regan A. R. Gurung (Human Development and Psychology), has been elected to the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Council of Representatives. He will represent the Society for the Teaching of Psychology. The Council of Representatives is the legislative body of APA and has full power and authority over the affairs and funds of the association within […]

Faculty note: Weinschenk publishes research on the genetics of politics

Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science and Psychology) recently had a peer-reviewed journal article titled “Genes, Personality Traits, and the Sense of Civic Duty” published in American Politics Research. The article, co-authored with Prof. Chris Dawes of New York University, uses data on identical and fraternal twins to examine the amount of genetic overlap between personality traits and the […]

Campus mourns passing of Donald Makuen

Donald R. Makuen, 86, of Ellison Bay, Wisconsin and Estero, Florida passed away unexpectedly on May 15, 2017 in Ellison Bay. Early in his long and active academic career, Makuen was Assistant Chancellor for Student Affairs and Professor of Psychology at UW-Green Bay. In 1969 he was honored with the “Teacher of the Year” award. Read […]

Martin quoted in ‘Why Stroller Rage Makes Parents Want to Kill’

A bit of a sensational headline, yes, but still a great read. Prof. Ryan Martin (Psychology) is quoted in a story by fatherly.com. “In most ways, it’s an analog to road rage,” Ryan C. Martin, anger expert, and chair of the psychology department at UW-Green Bay, told Fatherly (about “Stroller Rage“). “People get angry when […]

2017 Psychology grad Destany Calma-Birling has manuscript accepted for peer-reviewed publication


As first-generation college student Destany Calma-Birling graduated with her class on Saturday, May 13, 2017, she had quite a bit to reflect upon. The Psychology major recently had her manuscript “Does A Brief Mindfulness Intervention Impact Quiz Performance?” accepted for publication in the peer-reviewed journal Psychology Learning and Teaching, quite the prestigious accomplishment for an […]

Video: UW-Green Bay’s 2017 Commencement

Grab a tissue as you watch another fantastic group of UW-Green Bay students experience what is likely one of their most anticipated days of college — commencement. In this video, Terisa Batrez (Social Work), Ryan Ewert (Engineering Technology) and Destany Calma-Birling (Psychology) share their experiences and their excitement for the future.  

Faculty note: Regan A.R. Gurung to speak at sold-out TEDxFondduLac

UW-Green Bay Prof. Regan A.R. Gurung (Psychology) will speak at TEDxFonduLac Saturday, August 19, 2017 at the Thelma Madoff Center for the Arts. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and […]

New episode of ‘Serious Fun’

Assistant Prof. Bryan Carr’s (Communication and Information Science) has posted a new episode of his podcast “Serious Fun.” This week’s episode includes insights on the the new Marvel Studios film Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. It also features Associate Prof. Chuck Rybak (English) and Professor Ryan Martin (Psychology) who discuss the literary, creative and psychological dimensions […]