Ithaca College alumna Tanesia Harris published a book on June 28, 2017, titled 12 Steps to Reclaim your Power: A self-help guide for women who are tired of feeling stuck and settling for less.
On May 25, 2017, Professor Vaughn presented a new model that bridges two major theories of motivation in psychology.
Congratulations to the 11 members of the faculty who were awarded promotions by the Ithaca College Board of Trustees at its May meeting. The following assistant professors were promoted to associate professor:
Roy H. Park School of Communications
Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies
Psychology Associate Professor Leigh Ann Vaughn has published "Data from foundational tests of the need-support model: A framework for bridging regulatory focus theory and self-determination theory" in the Journal of Open Psychology Data. She published the initial paper on the need-support model in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin earlier this year.
Professor Barney Beins presented a keynote address entitled The Many Colors of Psychology: A Sociocultural History at the annual convention of the Eastern Psychological Association (EPA) in Boston. He also participated in the symposium "Psychology Reconceptualized: Thinking and Responding" with a talk entitled Did Chomsky’s Review of Verbal Behavior Really Cause Behaviorism’s Collapse?. He chaired that symposium and chaired another symposium, "Psychology Reconceptualized: Self and Other."
He also serves on the EPA Board of Directors and is on the program planning committee.