Psychology Students Present at Conferences

Apr 25, 2018

At Trinity, our psychology students develop theoretical insight and professional skills through study, research, and practice, all from a Christian perspective.

Several Trinity undergraduate and graduate students and faculty recently presented their research at conferences, including:

90th Annual Midwestern Psychological Association Meeting, Chicago

–Jenna Van Der Pol ‘19, Stefany Moses ‘18, Richard Yelnick ‘18, & Alexandra Giampapa ‘18 (2018). The effects of introversion on time spent working out at a gym. Poster presentation.

–Dr. Jessica Clevering, Dr. Kara Wolff, Roberto Rosario ‘17, & Elijah Lemkuil ‘18 (2018). Emotional reactions to racism: Definitions and social dominance orientation matter. Paper presentation.

–Dr. Kara Wolff, Dr. Jessica Clevering, Ashley Fazekas ‘18, Olivia Otte ’20, & Jenna Van Der Pol ‘19 (2018). The relationships among rejection of racism, colorblindness, guilt, and empathy. Paper presentation.

Great Lakes Regional Counseling Psychology Conference in Kalamazoo, Mich., and the Associated College of the Chicagoland Area Conference in Lisle, Ill.

–Ashley Fazekas ‘18, & Jenna Van Der Pol ‘19 (2018). Why do people justify a racist system? Understanding the psychological motivator of powerlessness in relation to system justification. Poster presentation