Lori Astheimer (2005).  The role of the medial prefrontal cortex
in the processing of a feedback stimulus during fear conditioning in rats.
Advisor: Dr. Gabrielle Britton

Rebecca Banchik (2005).  Healthcare allocations to Jewish patients:
A case of aversive prejudice?  Advisor: Dr. Ann McGillicuddy-DeLisi

Susan Bothwell (2005).  Effects of reactive oxygen species and
antioxidants in a Drosophila model for Parkinson’s disease. Advisor: Dr. Elaine Reynolds

Megan Coyer (2005).  The effect of testosterone and serotonin on
social dominance and impulsivity in male zebra finches.  Advisor:
Dr. Wendy Hill

Lauren Elkinson (2005).  The negative effects of self-objectification
on women’s intellectual performance, body shame, and surveillance.
Advisor: Dr. Susan Basow

Kelly Foran (2005).  Social contagion of eating disordered behavior
in college women.  Advisor: Dr. Susan Basow

Lisa Hudak (2005).  Autoshaped key pecking in the pigeon: Response
support and suppression under negative punishment and drug treatment.

Advisor: Dr. Robert Allan

Elizabeth Lilley (2006).  The relationship between identity development
and self-esteem in internationally adopted Asian-Americans.  Advisor:
Dr. Ann McGillicuddy-DeLisi

Kimberly Moore (2005).  The influence of thin and average body
type models on body dissatisfaction in college women.  Advisor: Dr.
Susan Basow

Julie Phelan (2005).  Factors influencing the social tolerance
of mental illness.  Advisor: Dr. Susan Basow

Joelle Sobin (2005).  Precursors of divorce: A lifespan perspective
comparing two age cohorts.  Advisor: Dr. Jamila Bookwala

Brett Strouse (2005).  The role of social exchanges from the spouse,
non-spouse family, and friends in older adults’ health.  Advisor:
Dr. Jamila Bookwala

Inku Subedi (2005).  Culture, body image, and attitudes towards
older adults and aging.  Advisor: Dr. Jamila Bookwala

Meghan Sweeney (2005).  High dietary folate correlates with better
cognitive performance.  Advisor: Dr. Jamila Bookwala

Michael Tuller (2006).  Effects of anxiety proneness on change
detection.  Advisor: Dr. Jeannine Pinto

Erin Wolfson (2005).  The effects of antiepileptic drugs on lifespan
and neurodegeneration of bang-sensitive mutants of Drosophila melanogaster.
Advisor: Elaine Reynolds

Emily Zyborowicz (2005).  Detection of biological motion in the
periphery: Effects of arousal.  Advisor: Dr. Jeannine Pinto


Rachael Blackman (2004).  Learning about feedback stimuli during
fear conditioning.  Advisor:  Dr. Robert Allan

Kristen F. Cahill (2004).  Effects of character gender and participant
gender on perception of relational and physical aggression.  Advisor:

Dr. Susan Basow

Allison Carrier (2004).  Forewarning and forearming stereotype-threatened
students.  Advisor:  Dr. Matthew McGlone

Shana Merrill (2004).  Factors affecting the use of nondirectiveness
by genetic counselors.  Advisor:  Dr. John Shaw

Alyssa Picchini (2004).  The influence of exercise and estrogen
on neurogenesis in female rats.  Advisor:  Dr. Wendy Hill

Leslie A. Saint (2004).  Access discrimination and the wage gap
between black and white women.  Advisor:  Dr. Andrew Vinchur

Stephen Tanner (2004).  Neuronal connectivity and its effects on
the phenotype of bang-sensitive Drosophila mutants.  Advisor: Dr.
Elaine Reynolds

Jeannie M. Tenuto (2004).  Discriminative control of autoshaped
and negatively-punished key pecking in pigeons.  Advisor:  Dr.
Robert Allan

Heather Wood (2004).  Perceptions of mental disorders: View of
causation, type of disorder, and current status on social distance and
labeling.  Advisor:  Dr. Alan Childs


Sarah Ballard (2003).  The neural mechanisms mediating sexual
imprinting in the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata).  Advisor:
Dr. Wendy Hill

Kelley E. Borradaile (2003).  Moving-stimulus pecking-variability
in the pigeon: The function of differential reinforcement criteria.
Advisor:  Dr. Robert Allan

Jennifer Katzenstein (2003).  Testosterone levels and spatial abilites
in autistic children.  Advisor: Dr. Wendy Hill

Jill Krapf (2003).  An exploration of behavioral and neurochemical
differences between fear-provoking conditions in the domestic chick (Gallus
).  Advisor: Dr. Wendy Hill

Suzanne Montgomery (2003).  College teaching styles and student
ratings: Effects of gender and divisional affiliation.  Advisor:
Dr. Susan Basow

Kristin Pontoski (2003).  College students’ decisions about alcohol:
The effect of framing.  Advisor: Dr. John Shaw

Meredith Smith (2003).  Mood and burnout in college swimmers.
Advisor: Dr. John Shaw

Kathy Vassos (2003).  The effects of p-chlorophenylalanine (p-CPA)
on diet self-selection in rats.  Advisor: Dr. Wendy Hill


Courtney Anne DeThomas (2002).  The effect of a situation on body
esteem in males and females.  Advisor:  Dr. John Shaw

Buffie Myree Longmire (2002).  The implications of gender and race:
Perceptions of leadership style effectiveness.  Advisor:  Dr.
Andrew Vinchur

Clifford  C. Michaels (2002).  The effects of p-chlorophenylalanine
(p-CPA) on diet self-selection in rats.  Advisor:  Dr. Wendy

Mark J. Palmieri (2002).  Disidentification of emotional sensitivity
in males:  Effect of stereotype threat.  Advisor:  Dr. Susan

Tana K. Zerr (2002).  Biological and emotional components of attribution
in the United States and Japan.  Advisor:  Dr. John Shaw


Jennifer Fleming (2001).  Effects of stereotype threat on boys’
and girls’ standardized math test performance.  Advisor:  Dr.
Ann V. McGillicuddy-DeLisi

Kelly A. Gabos (2001).  Modeling and perceptions of risk on college
students’ seatbelt use.  Advisor:  Dr. Alan Childs.

Michelle Garvey (2001).  Effects of comparative performance information
and perceived systems knowledge on performance ratings.  Advisor:
Dr. Andrew Vinchur

Kerri Holick (2001).  The role of estrogen in the antidepressant
effect of exercise in female mice.  Advisor:  Dr. Wendy Hill

Angela Neal (2001).  Stereotype threat and gender differences in
political knowledge.  Advisor:  Dr. Matthew S. McGlone

Alisa Watt (2001).  The effects of actor attractiveness, target
attractiveness and harassment severity on student perceptions of student-to-student
peer sexual harassment.  Advisor:  Dr. John Shaw

Keith Woythaler (2001).  “Setup”: A re-examination of conditioned
reinforcement and its effects on temporal response distributions.
Advisor:  Dr. Robert W. Allan


Kim Bassi (2001).  Does the frequency and timing of prenatal light
cues affect the onset of circadian rhythms in the domestic chicken (Gallus
)?  Advisor:  Dr. Wendy Hill

Rachel Dresher (2000).  The Effect of Media Images on Body Esteem
in a Nonclinical College Population.  Advisor:  Dr. John Shaw

Tiffany Folmer (2000).  The Role of Participant Sex, Character
Sex, and Interpersonal Relationships in Care and Justice Moral Orientations.
Advisor:  Dr. Ann McGillicuddy-DeLisi

Sara Scott (2000).  Tryptophan and Alcohol-Induced Memory Impairment.
Advisor:  Dr. Wendy Hill

Randi Torstenson (2000).  The Effects of Model Attractiveness and
Resources on Men’s and Women’s Levels of Body Esteem and Attractiveness.

Advisor:  Dr. Ann McGillicuddy-DeLisi.


Isabel Cabarcas (1999). The Perceptions of Stress and Coping Styles
in Two Adolescent Populations. Advisor:  Dr. Alan Childs

Matthew Sitomer (2000).  Stimulus-Position Setback in the Pigeon.

Advisor:  Dr. Robert Allan


Rhonda Grobman (1998). College Students who Volunteer:  Predicting
Rate of Service and Examining the Relationship of Religiosity to Motivation
and Rate of Service.  Advisor:  Dr. Alan Childs

Kate Van Gulick (1998). Decision Making in Personnel Selection:

Group Versus Individual Decisions under Conditions of Varying Risk.
Advisor:  Dr. Andrew Vinchur

Melissa Whitson (1998). The Effects of Feedback and Verbalization on
Deception Detection.  Advisors:  Drs. Matthew McGlone and Andrew


Janeese N. Armero (1997). The Effect of a Selective Dopamine D1 Agonist
on Memory in Domestic Chick Advisors: Dr. Wendy Hill and Dr. Matthew McGlone

Heather Beraducci (1997). Does A Metabolite of Vasopressin (DDVP) Affect
Selective Attention in Humans. Advisor: Dr. Matthew McGlone

Eve Cowen (1997). Perceived Parental Self-Efficacy and Satisfaction
as A Function of Child Temperament and Gender. Advisor: D. Ann McGillicuddy-De

Carey Knox (1997). Perceived Parental Self-Efficacy and Satisfaction
as a Function of Child Temperament and Gender. Advisor: Ann McGillicuddy-De

James Kohl (1997). Attributional Style. Motivation Orientation and the
Development of Learned Helplessness. Advisor: Dr. Alan Childs

Allison Paige Max (1997). The Relationship of Substance Use in College
Students to Motivation for Academic Achievement and Daily Stressors. Advisor:
Dr. Alan W. Childs

Lisa Rubin (1997). Consciousness Raising as A Form of Psychoeducation:
Working Towards the Prevention of Body Dissatisfaction in Women. Advisor:
Dr. Susan A. Basow

Neil Salesky (1997). The Effect of Glucose on Nicotine Abstinence in
High and Low Dietary Restraint Individuals. Advisor: Dr. Wendy Hill

Cecilia F. Scavelli (1997). The Effects of a Selective M3 Muscarinic
Antagonist on the Proceptive and Receptive Sexual Behavior of the Naturally
Cycling Female Rat. Advisors: Drs. Susan A. Basow and Wendy Hill

Christina N. Seed (1997). The Effect of Phosphatidylcholine on memory
and Attention. Advisor: Dr. Alan W. Childs

Peter S. Theodore (1997). Heterosexual Masculinity and Homophobia: A
Reaction to the Self? Advisors: Dr. Susan A. Basow (2nd Semester) &
Dr. April W. Gresham (1st Semester)

Deanna S. Warren (1997). The Effects of Feedback on Human Choice Behavior.
Advisor: Dr.Robert W. Allan


Ryan Alexander (1996). A certain “je ne sais quoi”: Verbal overshadowing
of aesthetic judgment. Advisor: Dr. Matthew McGlone

Kathleen Ash (1996). Keyboard Skill Acquisition Rate as a function of
Ability, Goal Condition, and Skil Acquistion Phase. Advisor: Dr. Andrew

Amie C. Braman (1996). Women and Body Hair: Social Perceptions and Attitudes.
Advisors: Professors Susan A. Basow, April Gresham, and Susan Averett

Danielle DeHoratius (1996). The Effects of Para-Chlorophenylalanine
(CPA) on the Self-Selection of Diet by male Domestic Chicks (Gaolus gallus).
Advisor: Dr. Wendy Hill

Alexandra Ebner (1996). Pigeons’ feature positive discrimination of
an individual human. Advisor: Dr. Robert Allan

Jacqueline M. Efron (1996). When does the endogenous clock start ticking
in the domestic chicken (Gallus domesicus)? Advisor: Dr. Wendy Hill

Jennifer Garthwaite (1996). Parental Disciplinary Preferences for Transgressions
Committed by Boys and Girls. Advisor: Dr. Ann McGillicuddy-De Lisi

Kerry Jones (1996). Auditory perception of raptors for passerine alarm
calls: A comparative analysis of hawks and owls. Advisor: Dr. Wendy Hill

Christine Lukens (1996). Eating disorders, autonomy, and self-esteem
among college women. Advisor: Dr. Susan Basow

Heather Maher (1996). An evaluation of pet-assisted therapies Advisor:
Dr. Alan Childs

Christina Newell (1996). The effects of serotonergic drugs on the behavioral
repertoires of colonially-breeding zebra finches. Advisor: Dr. Wendy Hill

Ann B. Reed (1996). The Influence of Anchoring on the Interpretation
of Probability Expressions. Advisor: Dr. Matthew McGlone

Jeffrey Schiff (1996). Response contingent effects of a setback procedure.
Advisor: Dr. Robert Allan

Deborah L. Wolfe (1996). Self-selection of diet and patterns of macronutrient
intake in Zebra Finches (Taeniopygia guttata). Advisor: Dr. Wendy L. Hill

Richard Yi (1996). Delay of reinforcement effects and the matching law.
Advisor: Dr. Robert Allan


Deb Campbell (1995). An Analysis of Economic and Psychological Components
of the Gender Wage Gap. Advisors: Susan Averett & Andrew Vinchur

Diane Dorman (1995). Response Location and Reinforcer Density: A Test
of the Matching Law. Advisor: Dr. Robert Allan

Jo-Ellen Paradise (1995). The Effects of Interpersonal Relationships
and Setting on Distributive Justice Judgments. Advisor: Dr. Ann McGilliuddy-De

Scott Rosenbloom (1995). Enclosure Utilization and the Effects of Captivity
on the Behaviors of a Group of Owl-Faced Guenons (Cercopithecus hamlyni).
Advisor: Dr. Wendy Hill

Marie Spencer (1995). Job Satisfaction and Occupational Therapists’
Beliefs and Behaviors in Relation to Clients’ Caregivers. Advisor: Dr.
A. McGillicuddy-De Lisi

Marisa Thatcher (1995). The Effect of Task Type an Performance Feedback
on Group Performance and Individual Satisfaction. Advisor: Dr. Andrew Vinchur

Jimhui Yun (1995). The Effects of Asian-Accented English on Perceptions
of the Speaker. Advisor: Dr. April Gresham


Zoe Adlersberg (1994). The Analysis of Value Importance Among American,
Canadian, and French College Students. Advisor: Dr. April Gresham

Bethany J. Bodo (1994). The Effect of Job Type and Sex on Self-Rating
of Performance. Advisor: Dr. Andrew J. Vinchur

Tanya Brubaker (1994). Effects of Participation and Authority on Goal
Setting. Advisor: Dr. Andrew Vinchur

Ilaina M. Cohen (1994). The Effect of Applicant Sex, Subject Sex, and
Job type in the Employment Interview. Advisor: Dr. Andrew J. Vinchur

Elisabeth T. Curti (1994). The Relationship of Maternal Employment to
Achievement Motivation, Gender Role Attitudes and Attitudes toward Employed
Mothers in Men and Women College Students. Advisor: Dr. Ann McGillicuddy-De

Madoka Kumashiro (1994). The Role of Hierarchical Ordering in Stimulus
Equivalence Classes: Are Stimulus Equivalent? Advisor: Dr. Robert W. Allan

Kristina Lyhus (1994). Response Location in Complex Visual Discrimination
Tasks. Advisor: Dr. Robert W. Allan

Carrie F. Shiff (1994). The Effect of Schedule Location on Pigeons’
tracking of Conditioned Reinforcers. Advisors: Dr. Robert Allan, Dr. Howard
Gallup, and Dr. Charles Holliday


Jennifer A. Baliotti (1993). The Effectiveness of the Big Five Personality
Dimensions for Predicting College Performance and Satisfaction. Advisor:
Andrew Vinchur

William P. Boxer (1993). Respondent and Operant Control of Visually-Guided
Catching and Tracking Behavior in the Pigeon. Advisors: Dr. Robert W. Allan,
Dr. Howard F. Gallup and Dr. Charles Holliday (biology)

Amy L. Buhl (1993). The Effects of Positive and Negative Anecdotal &
Statistical Performance Appraisal Information on Pay Raise Decisions and
Memory. Advisor: Dr. Andrew Vinchur

Cindy Celnik (1993). The Effects of Diet and Attributions on Athletic
Performance. Advisors: Drs. Susan A. Basow, Alan W. Childs and Alan Johnson

Scott Cooper (1993). Assessing the Stability of Performance of College
Faculty. Advisor: Dr. Andrew Vinchur

Mariana Gonzalez del Riego (1993). The Effects of Added Albumen in Ovo
on Chicken Development. Advisors: Dr. Wendy Hill & Dr. Howard Gallup

Kristin B. Hopkins (1993). Gender and Age Differences in the Effectiveness
of Teaching Strategies on Computational Arithmetic Performance Advisor:
Dr. Ann McGillicuddy-De Lisi

Stacy A. McIlraith (1993). Conformity: Personality and Situational Effects.
Advisor: Dr. Andrew Vinchur

Ana Sanjuan (1993). The Stress Moderating Effects of Psychological Hardiness
on Women in the Academic Setting. Advisor: Dr. Andrew Vinchur


Amy K. Anderson (1992).  Gender Differences in Problem-Solving
Strategies and Time Used by High and Average Math Ability Samples on SAT-M
Problems.  Advisor:  Dr. Ann McGillicuddy-DeLisi

Leslie A. Apfelbaum (1992). The Importance of Drug and Social Condition
on Separation Distress in Newly-Hatched Chicks. Advisor: Dr. Wendy L. Hill

Cathleen P. Buchanan (1992). Pharmacologic Manipulations of the Brain
Serotonergic System: The Effects of P-cpa and Fluoxetine Hydrochloride
on Aggression in Chicks. Advisor: Dr. Wendy L. Hill

Christy Chandler (1992). Factors Involved in Choice of Science and Nonscience
Careers in Women and in Men. Advisor: Dr. Ann McGillicuddy-De Lisi

Stacey E. Fox (1992). The Mere Exposure Effect for Familiar and Unfamiliar
Stimuli. Advisor: Dr. Dan Burns

Melissa Kambach (1992). Mothers’ and Children’s Perceived Competence
Among Gifted and Non-gifted Students. Advisor: Dr. Ann McGillicuddy-De

Eric M. Shrier (1992). The Effects of Fluoxetine HCI on Intruder-evoked
Aggression in Long-Evans Rats. Advisor: Dr. Wendy L. Hill

Cynthia L. Watkins (1992). Distributive Justice: The Effects of Relationships
on Decisions on Children. Advisor: Dr. Ann McGillicuddy-De Lisi

Kristin Williams (1992). Coping Strategies in Adolescents: Age and Gender
Effects. Advisor: Dr. Ann McGillicuddy-De Lisi and Dr. Susan Basow


Marti M. Apgar (1991). Stress, Self-Esteem and the Incarcerated Mother.
Advisor: Dr. Susan A. Basow

Anthony J. Barravecchio (1991). The Effects of Conditioning Hyperglycemia
on Obese Zucker and Learn Zucker Rats. Advisor: Dr. Wendy L. Hill

Amy Goerss (1991). The Effect of Aspartame on Aggression in Rats. Advisor:
Dr. Wendy L. Hill

Cynthia L. Hardenbergh (1991). Dominance Hierarchy as Illustrated in
a Captive Troop of Proboscis Monkeys. Advisor: Dr. Wendy L. Hill

Andrew J. Heller (1991). Periodicity of Tonic Immobility in Chicken
and its Relationship to Neurotransmitter. Advisor: Dr. Wendy L. Hill

Meredith R. McGeary (1991). Salt Preference in Chicks. Advisor: Dr.
Wendy L. Hill

Vincent Pandolfi (1991). A Study of Psychoanalytic Personality Patterns
in Accounts and Social Workers through extra-Analytic Means. Advisor: Dr.
Susan A. Basow

Elizabeth A. Rowland (1991). Questioning the expectancy causes behavior
assumption: A longitudinal study of expectancies and drinking behavior.
Advisor: Dr. Laura Roberts


Tonya Mason (1990). Black Students’ Identity Development as Related
to Academic Achievement and Self esteem at a Predominantly White College.
Advisor: Dr. Laura Roberts

Michelle L. Noll (1990). Friendliness (Mis)Perceived: The Influence
of Gender, Touch, and Sex-Typed Attitudes on Perceptions of Sexual Interest.
Advisor: Dr. Susan A. Basow

Stacy M. Otstot (1990). Stress in College Students: The Relationship
Between the Type A Behavior Pattern, Hostility, and Blood Pressure. Advisor:
Dean Alan W. Childs

Darren R. Ritzer (1990). Situational interview for a College Professor
Position. Advisor: Dr. Andrew J. Vinchur

Subha Subramanian (1990). Mothers’ Beliefs About Children in Two Cultures.
Advisor: Dr. Ann McGillicuddy-De Lisi