Southeastern Psychological Association

2016 Annual Meeting Award Winners

Mentor Award:
Dr. Mary Utley, Drury University

Samuel Maddox, Clayton State University

Early Career Research Award:
Meredith Elzy, University of South Carolina - Aiken
Nora Charles, University of Southern Mississippi

Graduate Student:
Andre Cornelius and Tyler Bell

CEPO Graduate and Undergraduate Student Paper Awards:

  • 1st Place - Women - Divine Discriminations: Gender Harrassment and Christian Justification. Abigail Muldoon, Lurie Children's Hospital
  • 1st Place - Minority - Alcohol-Related Sex Expectancies and Risky Sex Among African American Female College Drinkers. Danielle Cottonham and Michael Madson, University of Southern Mississippi
  • Runner-Up/Tie: The Perception of Atheists as Narcissistic. S. Julianna Dubendorff and Andrew Luchner, Rollins College
  • Runner-Up/Tie: Childhood Sexual Abuse Outcomes Among Different Ethnic Groups. Marjory Vazquez, University of Georgia, and Bryana French, University of St. Thomas, and Melissa Maras, University of Missouri

CEPO/Psi Chi Undergraduate Student Awards:

1st Place - Ethnic Differences in Self-Effiicacy. Seth Daily Stennis and Ruth Williams, Southern Adventist University

2nd Place - But What About Me? Coping Strategy Differences Among Bereaved Adults After Parental Death. Stephanie Miller and Richard Medlin, Stetson University

3rd Place/Tie - Evaluating Effectiveness of a Sexual Assault Prevention Seminar: The Role of Presenter and Audience Gender. Laura Briggs and Megan Hoffman, Piedmont College

3rd Place/Tie - The Relationship Between Masculine Characteristics and Self-Perceived Leadership Ability. Geoffrey Mode and Lindsay Greenlee, The Citadel