Several faculty members and one doctoral student received awards from the Minnesota Psychological Association in October.
Keeping the peace: Doctoral counseling psychology student to build training modules for trauma management on international scale
Karen Spencer M’19 has always been interested in international affairs, having done several study abroad trips during her undergraduate studies. A trip to a Liberian refugee camp in Ghana in 2004, though, helped galvanize her professional passions and her future studies.
One of the first things Jesse Moonen M’16, D’19 (she/her) shares with someone she’s first meeting is her preferred pronouns. To her, it’s important to give people a voice, especially the marginalized. In her work as a post-doctoral fellow, the marginalized are often transgender clients, which is why she decided to focus her dissertation on the subject.