Dispatch 11: Dissertation with Distinction Award Winners

We are proud to announce our 2017 Dissertation with Distinction award winners from the College of Social Sciences. Congratulations to each of you and I hope to see you at our commencement ceremony next week! 

Clinical Psychology: Carmen Hall
Chair: Bonnie Settlage
Dissertation: Beyond Physical Inclusion: Teaching Skills in The Community to Enhance Social Inclusion

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Human Science: Katherine Rosemond
Chair: Bob McAndrews
Dissertation: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in Public Safety Workers:  Cultural Aspects and Implications for Effective Treatment

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Organizational Systems: William Toth
Chair: Gary Metcalf
Dissertation: Complex Socio-Technical System Disasters, Crises, Crimes, and Tragedies: A Study of Cause from a Systemic Wholeness

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Psychology-Clinical Psychology: Sonasha Braxton
Chair: Theopia Jackson
Dissertation: Reawakening Sekhmet: The Experience of African American Women Survivors Of Childhood Sexual Abuse With Kemetic Yoga Practice  

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Psychology-Creativity Studies: Gina Smith
Chair: Ruth Richards
Dissertation: Up, Down, Out; An Autoethnography Of Parental Alcoholism and Resilience

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Psychology-EHTP: Carrie Pate
Chair: Louis Hoffman
Dissertation: A Narrative Inquiry of The Impact of Existential and Creative Processes In The Development of Posttraumatic Growth

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Psychology-Applied Psychophysiology: Shawn Criswell
Co-Chairs: Stanley Krippner & Richard Sherman
Dissertation: Brief Trauma (Past)-Focused, Protocol-Guided Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Reduce Non-Combat Related Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms in Adults in An Outpatient Setting.

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Psychology-TSC: Annie Jacobs Corbett
Chair: Theopia Jackson
Dissertation: The Voices of Survivors: An Exploration of The Contributing Factors That Assisted with Exiting From Commercial Sexual Exploitation In Childhood

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Psychology-No Specialization: Odell Johnson
Chair: Theopia Jackson
Dissertation: The Lived Experiences of African American Males Who Enter Reentry or Rehabilitation Programs After Incarceration: Culturally-Informed Lessons Learned