Author: Andrea Horsman

Three OIBR Women Taking the Lead

Congratulations to Jody Clay-Warner, OIBR Fellow and Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor and head of the sociology department in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Maria E. Len-Rios, OIBR Affiliate and associate professor of public relations in the Grady...

OIBR Recently Received Four New Funded Grants

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Things are really hopping at the Institute!! We are pleased to congratulate the following OIBR Affiliates and Fellow on their funded grants this summer: Affiliate Denise Lewis (Human Development & Family Science) received $3+...

New Director of UGA Obesity Initiative Named

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Please join us in congratulating OIBR Fellow, Leann Birch (Foods & Nutrition) for being appointed the new Director of the Obesity Initiative on campus. Dr. Birch has done pioneering work on obesity and...

OIBR Welcomes Five New Grantsmanship Development Program Particpants

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] We welcome five UGA faculty members to participate in the Class of 2017-2019 Grantsmanship Development Program:   Allen Barton, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Associate Human Development and Family Science Jeong-Yeob Han, PhD,  Associate Professor Advertising Isha Metzger, PhD, Assistant Professor Psychology Kristen...

Two New Fellows Join OIBR This Summer

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Please join us in congratulating Dr. Dorothy Carter and Dr. Gregory (Greg) Strauss as new Fellows with the Owens Institute for Behavioral Research [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]   Dr. Dorothy Carter is with UGA’s Psychology Dept. She is a...

Carter, Dorothy

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="7046" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Carter, Dorothy Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research website | dcarter3@uga.edu Research Interests include Multi-Systems, Teams, Leadership and Social Network Analysis[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

Strauss, Gregory P.

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="7428" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Strauss, Gregory Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research website |  gstrauss@uga.edu Research Interests include Schizophrenia, Psychosis, predictors of conversion to psychosis in high-risk youth, emotion, reward and social...

Behavior, Cognition and Neuroscience Work Group Host Lecture June 20, 2017

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Please join us on Tuesday, June 20 at 1:15 for Dr. Jordan P. Hamm's lecture entitled "Leveraging two-photon and optogenetic neurotechnologies in a translational neuropsychiatric framework." Hamm Lecture Invitation (for more details) Dr. Jordan Hamm...

Carter, Nathan

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="7047" img_size="200x200" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Carter, Nathan Associate Professor, Department of Psychology Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research website | ntcarter@uga.edu Research Interests include personality, job performance, attitudes, and statistics [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

Nathan T. Carter announced as newest OIBR Fellow

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Please join us in congratulating Dr. Nathan Carter (Psychology) as our newest OIBR Fellow. Nate is one of our former Grantsmanship Development Program Participants, and was recently awarded major research funding from NSF...

OIBR Grantsmanship Development Participant Dorothy Carter Receives $1 Million NASA Grant

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Congratulations to our GDP and Affiliate Dorothy Carter from UGA's Psychology Dept. She has been awarded a $1 million grant from NASA. This grant will fund her research exploring the facilitation of unified systems...

Dolan, Erin

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="7408" img_size="200x200" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Dolan, Erin Professor, Georgia Athletic Association Professor of Innovative Science Education Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research website | eldolan@uga.edu Research Interests include studying science research as a context for teaching, learning...

Muilenburg, Jessica

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="7359" img_size="200x200" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Muilenburg, Jessica Associate Professor, Health Promotion and Behavior Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research website | jlm@uga.edu Research Interests tobacco cessation in substance abuse treatment facilities, tobacco use in adolescents and young adults, tobacco...

Miller, Joshua

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="7096" img_size="200X200" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Miller, Joshua Professor, Department of Psychology Director, Clinical Training Program Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research website | jdmiller@uga.edu Research Interests include personality disorder, externalizing behaviors and aggression [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

Jody Clay-Warner Receives the 2017 William A. Owens Creative Research Award

Congratulations to Jody Clay-Warner, OIBR Fellow, for receiving the 2017 William A. Owens Creative Research Award Jody Clay-Warner, Meigs Professor of Sociology, investigates injustice from both basic and applied vantage points, addressing critical problems in our society: injustice, violence, victimization, and...

Sun Joo “Grace” Ahn receives 2017 Early Career Scholar Award

Congratulations to Grace Ahn, OIBR Affiliate, for receiving the Charles B. Knapp Early Career Scholar Award 2017 Grace Ahn, assistant professor in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, studies how user experiences in virtual worlds shape and transform individual...

Abraham, Amanda

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="7017" img_size="200X200" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Abraham, Amanda Assistant Professor, Department of Public Administration and Policy Fellow, 2014 GDPP Graduate, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research website | aabraham@uga.edu Research Interests include Health Policy, Substance Use Disorder Treatment, Accessibility/Quality of...

Alvermann, Donna

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="7309" img_size="200X200" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Alvermann, Donna Distinguished Research Professor, Language and Literacy Education Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research website |  dalverma@uga.edu Research Interests include written communication, social media sites, youth media literacy, critical theory, and adolescent...

Ardoin, Scott

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="7314" img_size="200X200" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ardoin, Scott Professor and Department Head, Department of Educational Psychology Director, School Psychology Clinic Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research website | spardoin@uga.edu Research Interests include reading behaviors by students and application of principles of...

Birch, Leann

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="7326" img_size="200X200" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Birch, Leann Professor, Food and Nutrition Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research website | llb15@uga.edu Research Interests include early obesity prevention, infant feeding and rapid weight gain, and gestational weight gain.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

Beach, Steven R. H.

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="7032" img_size="200X200" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Beach, Steven R.H. Distinguished Research Professor, Department of Psychology Co-Director, Center for Family Research Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research website | srhbeach@uga.edu Research Interests include Family Processes, Social Context, Health, Depression, Substance Abuse, Health...

Brody, Gene

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="7263" img_size="200X200" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Brody, Gene Professor, Human Development and Family Science Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research website | gbrody@uga.edu Research Interests include processes linked with academic and psychological competence among children, parent-child relationships, sibling relationships and...

Blount, Ron

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="7019" img_size="medium" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Blount, Ron Professor, Department of Psychology Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research website | rlblount@uga.edu Research Interests include Pediatric Psychology, Medical Adherence, Health Outcomes, Transition of Healthcare, Tuorette Syndrome [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

Brosius, Peter

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="7039" img_size="200X200" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Brosius, Peter Professor, Department of Anthropology Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research website | pbrosius@uga.edu Research Interests include environmental anthropology, cultural politics of conversation, political ecology, hunter-gatherers, transnational environmental movements and institutions and...

Brown, Anita

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="7195" img_size="200X200" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Brown, Anita Associate Director, Human Development and Family Science Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research website |  anitab@uga.edu Research Interests include gene-environment interaction and engagement/informed consent issues with regard to collection of genetic...