"Department of Psychology" Archive

Proposals funded: Iltis, Rejeski, Waugh, Young

This is part five of seven highlighting proposals funded during the fall of 2020.

Congratulations to Ana Iltis, professor of philosophy, whose proposal entitled “Wake Forest Collaborative Application for an APOLLO Clinical Center” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) WFU Health Sciences.

Congratulations to Jack Rejeski, research professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Mobile intervention to reduce pain and improve health (MORPH) in obese older adults” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) WFU Health Sciences.

Congratulations to Christian Waugh, associate professor of psychology, whose proposal entitled “Investigating the neural systems that support the beneficial effects of positive emotion on stress regulation” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) University of Denver.

Congratulations to Kyana Young, assistant professor of engineering, whose proposal entitled “Community Engagement Boost Award” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) WFU Health Sciences.

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Proposals funded: Bonin, Fanning, Parker-Moore, Stone

This is part three of seven highlighting proposals funded during the fall of 2020.

Congratulations to Keith Bonin, professor of physics and associate provost, whose proposal entitled “Chromatin mobility in response to DNA damage” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) WFU Health Sciences.

Congratulations to Jason Fanning, assistant professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “A human-centered mHealth approach to bringing improvisational dance to home-bound older adults to enhance social connectedness: Development of home IMPROVment” has been funded by the Retirement Research Foundation and by (subaward/subcontract from) WFU Health Sciences.

Congratulations to Dani Parker-Moore, assistant professor of education, whose proposal entitled “Collaborative Research: AGEP Transformation Alliance: Bridging the PhD to Postdoc to Faculty Transitions for Women of Color in STEM” has been funded by the National Science Foundation.

Congratulations to Eric Stone, professor of psychology, whose proposal entitled “Collaborative Research: Behavioral Consequences of Excessive Confidence” has been funded by the National Science Foundation.

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Proposals funded: Brown, Dagenbach, Rejeski

Congratulations to Hana Brown, associate professor of sociology, whose proposal entitled “Enforcement or Embrace: The Determinants of State-Level Immigration Policies in New Immigrant Destinations,” has been funded by the National Science Foundation and by (subaward/subcontract from) the University of Illinois.

Congratulations to Dale Dagenbach, professor of psychology, whose proposal entitled “Analytical Tools for Complex Brain Networks: Fusing Novel Statistical Methods and Network Science to Understand Brain Function” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) Wake Forest University Health Sciences.

Congratulations to Jack Rejeski, professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Pepper Older Americans Independence Center and Coordinating Center” Clinical Research Core” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) Wake Forest University Health Sciences.

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James Schirillo

This announcement was emailed to faculty and staff by Wake Forest Communications and External Relations on April 2:

We are saddened to announce that James A. Schirillo, former professor of psychology, died March 31.

Information about a service for Professor Schirillo is not available at this time.  When a service is announced, information will be provided on the Inside WFU web site.

Professor Schirillo joined Wake Forest’s psychology faculty in 1996.

We grieve Professor Schirillo’s death and extend our condolences to his family and friends, as well as those at Wake Forest who had the opportunity to know him.

Wake Forest offers support and counseling services for all students, faculty and staff.  The Counseling Center may be reached at 336-758-5273, the Chaplain’s Office at 336-758-5210.  For faculty and staff, there is also the Employee Assistance Program at 336-716-5493.

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Proposals funded: Jayawickreme, Kim-Shapiro, Carroll, Salsbury, Williams

Congratulations to Eranda Jayawickreme, assistant professor of psychology, whose proposal entitled “Strengthening Character Through Challenge and Failure” has been funded by the John Templeton Foundation and by (subaward/subcontract from) Arizona State University.

Congratulations to Daniel Kim-Shapiro, professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “Antidote for inhaled CO poisoning based on mutationally engineered neuroglobin” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and by (subaward/subcontract) the University of Pittsburgh.

Congratulations to David Carroll, professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy for Accelerating Peripheral Nerve Regeneration and Preserving Neuromuscular Junctions” has been funded by the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) and by (subaward/subcontract from) WFU Health Sciences.

Congratulations to Fred Salsbury, associate professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “Computational Biosciences Support” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and by (subaward/subcontract from) WFU Health Sciences.

Congratulations to Richard Williams, professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “Improvement of Scintillators mainly Experimental WFU subcontract from Lawrence Berkeley National Lab” has been funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and by (subaward/subcontract from) the University of California.

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