February Graduate Student Accomplishments

Peer Reviewed Publications:

Davia Steinberg

Steinberg, D. & Simon, V.A. (in press). A Comparison of Hobbies and Organized Activities Among Low Income Urban Adolescents. Journal of Child and Family Studies.

Steinberg, D. B., Simon, V. A. (in press). Young adolescents’ activity engagement in the context of family and neighborhood disadvantage. Journal of Child & Family Studies.

 
Jessica Goletz

Dayton, C. J., Brown, S., Goletz, J., Hicks, L., Barron, C., & Smith-Darden, J.  (2019, in press). Pathways to parenting:  Predictors of prenatal bonding in a sample of expectant mothers and fathers exposed to environmental risk.  Journal of Child & Family Studies.

Dayton, C. J., Johnson, A., Hicks, L., Goletz, J. Brown, S. Primuse, T. Green, K., Nordin, M., Welch, R., & Muzik, M. (2019. online First).  Sex differences in the social ecology of breastfeeding:  A mixed methods analysis of breastfeeding views of expectant mothers and fathers.  Journal of Biosocial Science.

 
Jennifer Kott and Sean Mooney-Leber

Kott, J.M., Mooney-Leber, S. M. & Brummelte, S.(in press).  Developmental outcomes after gestational antidepressant treatment with sertraline and its discontinuation in an animal model of maternal depression. Behavioral Brain Research.

 
Monica De Iorio

De Iorio, M.L., Rapport, L.J., Wong, C.G., & Stach, B.A. (in press). Characteristics of adults with unrecognized hearing loss. American Journal of Audiology.

 
Conference Presentations:

Sabrina Bierstetel

Bierstetel, S. J. & Slatcher, R. B. (February, 2019). Couples’ behavior during conflict in the lab and diurnal cortisol patterns in daily life. Data blitz presented at the Close Relationships Preconference at The Society for Personality and Social Psychology Convention, Portland, OR.

Bierstetel, S. J. & Slatcher, R. B. (February, 2019). Eavesdropping on happiness in late childhood and adolescence. Poster presented at the Happiness and Well-Being Preconference at The Society for Personality and Social Psychology Convention, Portland, OR.


Sabrina Bierstetel and Ledina Imami

Bierstetel, S. J., Imami, L., & Slatcher, R. B. (February, 2019). Eavesdropping on happiness in late childhood and adolescence. Poster presented at The Society for Personality and Social Psychology Convention, Portland, OR.

 
Ledina Imami

Imami, L., & Zilioli, S. (2019, February). Daily negative affect underlies the link between socioeconomic status, daily cortisol activity, and mortality. Talk presented at the 20thAnnual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology: Health Preconference, Portland, OR.

Imami, L., & Zilioli, S. (2019, February). Daily negative affect underlies the link between socioeconomic status, daily cortisol activity, and mortality. Poster presented at the 20thAnnual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology: Emotion Preconference, Portland, OR.


Rachel Olin

Olin, R., Moffatt, M., & Simon, V.A. (March 2019) Social Goals, Concerns, and Behavioral Strategies of Early Adolescent Girls in Early Dating Interactions. Poster presented at the annual Lifespan Alliance Research Day. Wayne State University.

 
Jami Pittman

Pittman, J. & Simon, V.A., Predicting early adolescents’ emergent romantic and sexual experiences: Examining longitudinal effects of the composition of girls’ immediate peer network.  Poster presented at the annual Lifespan Alliance Research Day. Wayne State University.


Davia Steinberg

Steinberg, D. B., Pittman J.C.,& Simon, V. A. (March 8, 2019). Interpersonal violence exposure as a predictor of early romantic and sexual experiences. Poster presented to the International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health (ISSWSH) and the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM) Joint Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Steinberg, D. B., Simon, V. A., Joanne, S. P., Kernsmith, P. D. (March 1, 2019). Predictors of early sexting onset in adolescence. Poster presented at the annual Lifespan Alliance Research Day. Wayne State University.


Zenaida Rivera

Rivera, Z., Simon, V.A., & Smith, E. (March 1, 2019) Sexual Subjectivity in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Emerging Adults. Poster presented at the annual Lifespan Alliance Research Day. Wayne State University.

 


Jessica Goletz

Goletz, J., Primuse, R., Keys, D., Fershin, S., & Dayton, C. (2019, March). Through Mom's eyes: The role of fatherhood from a maternal perspective.  To be presented at the 2019 Graduate and Postdoctoral Research Symposium, Wayne State University, Detroit MI, March 5, 2019.

Goletz, J., Lyons, C., & Dayton, C. (2019, March). Community and home:  The relationship between community violence exposure and propensity for intimate partner abuse.  Presented at the annual MPSI/IOG Lifespan Alliance Research Day, Wayne State University, Detroit MI, March 1, 2019.

 
Britta Shine and Jessica Goletz

Irwin, J.L.*, Beeghly, M., Boeve, J.L.*, Rahimian Mashhadi, M., Tronick, E., Shine, B.K.*, & Goletz, J.* (2019, March). Maternal child-directed language and father involvement predict verbal competence of African American preschoolers. Poster to be presented at the biennial meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore MD, March 21-23, 2019.

 
Britta Shine

Shine, B.K., Cook, J., Vallotton, C., Stacks, A.M., Muzik, M., Brophy-Herb, H., & Rosenblum, K.L. (2019, March).  Associations between personal and contextual factors and Early Head Start teachers' practices.  Presented at the annual MPSI/IOG Lifespan Alliance Research Day, Wayne State University, Detroit MI, March 1, 2019.

 
Sarah Wilhoit

Wilhoit, S.*, Trentacosta, C., Beeghly, M., Boeve, J.L.*, Manning, J.H.*, Townsel, S.*, Qawasmeh, T.*, & Thomason, M. (2019, March). Parent-child reciprocity moderates the association between household environment and toddlers’ behavior problems. Poster to be presented at the biennial meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore MD, March 21-23, 2019.  

* Also presented at the MPSI/IOG Lifespan Alliance Research Day, Wayne State University, Detroit MI, March 1, 2019

 
Jeremy Grant

Grant, J.G., Rapport, L.J., Bernitsas, E., Waldron-Perrine, B.R., & Darling, R. (2018, February). Existential Well-Being Predicts Health Outcomes in Multiple Sclerosis. Presented at the 47th Annual 46th Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, New York, NY.

 
Lauren Radigan and Nia Billings

Radigan, L.J. Rapport, L.J., Billings, N.M., Hanks, R.A., Lumley, M.A., & Billings, B.A. (2018, February). Preliminary Examination of Psychometric Properties for the Multicultural Facial Recognition Test. Presented at the 47th Annual 46th Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, New York, NY.

 
Sarah Patrick and Robert Kanser

Patrick, S.D., Rapport, L.J., Kanser, R.J., Hanks, R.A., & Bashem, J.B. (2018, February). Performance Validity Assessment of Bona Fide and Simulated Traumatic Brain Injury Using Response Time on the Recognition Memory Test. Presented at the 47th Annual 46th Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, New York, NY.

Kanser, R.J., Rapport, L.J., Patrick, S.D., Hanks, R.A., & Bashem, J.R. (2018, February). Detecting Simulated Traumatic Brain Injury with Eye-tracking. Presented at the 47th Annual 46th Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, New York, NY.

 
Chris Urbanik

Urbanik, C. P., Kohns, D., Geisser, M., Schubiner, H., & Lumley, M. A. (March 2019). The effects of a pain psychology and neuroscience self-evaluation intervention: A randomized clinical trial. Presented at the 77th Annual Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Vancouver, BC.

 
Shoshana Krohner

Krohner, S., Holmes, H.J., Yamin, J.B., Lumley, M.A. (March 2019). Somatic and depressive symptoms in Arab American women: The influence of religion on social and emotional risk factors. Presented at the 77th Annual Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Vancouver, BC.

 
Hannah Holmes, Jolin Yamin and Shoshana Krohner

Holmes, H.J., Yamin, J.B., Krohner, S., & Lumley, M.A. (March 2019). Arab American Women’s Health Study: Correlational and experimental examination of a sexual health interview. Presented at the 40th Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC.


Isabel Cantarella

Cantarella, I. A., & Spielmann, S. S. (February, 2019). When fake is good: The benefits of deceptive responsiveness. Datablitz presentation at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Close Relationships Preconference, Portland, OR.


Isabel Cantarella, Samantha Brindley, Jason Roberson and Britta Shine

Cantarella, I. A., Brindley, S., Roberson, J., Shine, B., & Spielmann, S. S. (February, 2019). Does attachment style influence attention? A meta-analysis. Poster presented at the annual convention for the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Portland, OR.


Samantha Brindley, Jason Roberson and Isabel Cantarella

Brindley, S., Roberson, J., Cantarella, I. A., & Spielmann, S. S. (February, 2019). What's in a name?: A first name database for researchers. Poster presented at the annual convention for the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Portland, OR.

 
Jason Roberson and Isabel Cantarella

Roberson, J., Cantarella, I. A., & Spielmann, S. S. (February, 2019). Can I help you? Perceptions of own instrumentality to a partner's goals predict relationship quality. Poster presented at the annual convention for the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Portland, OR.


Shaylin Excell

Excell, S., Dekeyser, D., & Toro, P.A. (August, 2019). Without a dorm: A needs assessment of university students experiencing housing and food insecurity. American Psychological Association Convention, Chicago, IL.

 
Ciara Cannoy and Kiel Opperman

Cannoy, C. N., Toal, K., Avritt, B., Opperman, K. J., & Toro, P. A. (August, 2019). The relationship between aggression and perceived social support in homeless individuals. American Psychological Association Convention, Chicago, IL.

Opperman, K. J., Cannoy, C. N., Toal, K. E., & Toro, P. A. (August, 2019). Changes in the homeless community across three decades in Detroit. American Psychological Association Convention, Chicago, IL.

Toal, K. E., Cannoy, C. N., Opperman, K. J., & Toro, P. A. (August, 2019). Documenting the needs and accessibility of services in Detroit’s population of homeless adults across two decades. American Psychological Association Convention, Chicago, IL.

 
Chela Wallin

Wallin CM, Richardson L, Roberge C, Wiacek C, Bowen SE, Brummelte S. (2019) Gestational opioid exposure: effects on pregnancy, symptoms of infant withdrawal, development, and behavior. Poster presented at the Graduate and Postdoctoral Research Symposium. Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.

 
Bethany Pester

Pester, B. D., Cano, A., Kostecki, A., & Wurm, L. (March 2019). Do empathic responses from loved ones reduce acute pain? Poster presented at the Graduate and Postdoctoral Research Symposium, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.

 
Masters Defense

Chela Wallin: Gestational Opioid exposure: Effects on pregnancy outcomes, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and behavioral development

 
Dissertation Defenses

Justin Aqwa: Leader behaviors and ratings of effectiveness: A cross-cultural examination.

Daniel Krenn: Gay and Lesbian Discrimination In The Workplace: The Role Of Agentic And Communal Trait Expectations

 
Other Accomplishments

Chela Wallin received a $1000 FORCE travel award from the College on Problems of Drug Dependence.

Davia Steinberg was selected for WSU Graduate School's Spotlight page which highlights graduate students who "stand out among their peers via research breakthroughs or cutting-edge methods, earned awards or academic achievements"

Jami Pittman was selected as "Millenium Scholar" to the 2019 Biennial Conference of the Society for Research In Child Development.

Laura Pineault was selected to be Wayne State's IO doctoral representative at the 34nd Annual Lee Hakel Doctoral Student Consortium on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 in National Harbor, Maryland, hosted as part of the Annual Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology Pre-Conference Consortia

Lauren Sparks, Rebecca Campbell and Evan Gross won awards at the MPSI/IOG Lifespan Alliance Research day.

Lauren: Best MPSI 3 minute thesis presentation and best MPSI poster

Rebecca: Best IOG Podium Presentation

Evan: Best IOG 3 minute thesis presentation

Qijing Yu won the pre-doctoral trainee travel award from the Institute of Gerontology.

Qijing Yu and Bethany Pester were awarded competitive GRAs from the Wayne State graduate school (along with their advisers, Noa Ofen and Mark Lumley).

Bethany Pester, Sarah Patrick, and Chela Wallin won $250 awards for their presentations at the Graduate and Postdoctoral Research Symposium.

Christina Wong took a position with the Cleveland Clinic, Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.

Michael Williams took a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department, University of Houston.

Kiel Opperman Accepted a job as the Director of Program Development and Research for Central City Integrated Health.

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