Dr. Kesong Hu

Dr. Kesong Hu

Assistant Professor

Publications and Manuscripts

(for details, see my website)

Hu, K*(2020). Orbitofrontal cortex activity related to threat predicts post-sensory processing of reward (under review).

Hu, K. *, DeRosa, E & Anderson, K.A*(2021) Individual differences in motivation and mesolimbic response predict inattention to saving cues (under review).

Hu, K., De Rosa, E., & Anderson, A. K. (2020). Differential color tuning of the mesolimbic reward system. Scientific Reports, 10(1), 1-12.

Hu, K. (2020). Investigations into ventral prefrontal cortex using mediation models. Journal of Neuroscience Research, 98(4), 632-642.

Hu, K*. (2019). Reward priming eliminates color-driven affect in perception. Psychological research, 83(2), 321-331.

Hu, K*., De Rosa, E., & Anderson, A. K. (2019). Yellow is for safety: perceptual and affective perspectives. Psychological research, 1-8.

Hu, K*., De Rosa, E., & Anderson, A. K. (2018). Differential temporal salience of earning and saving. Nature communications, 9(1), 2843.

Hu, K*. (2018). Neural activity to threat in ventromedial prefrontal cortex correlates with individual differences in anxiety and reward processing. Neuropsychologia, 117, 566-573.

Hu, K*. (2016) “Differential influence of prior ‘where’ and ‘where’ information on visual searching”. In Costa, A & Villalba, E., Horizons in Neuroscience Research. Volume, 30. Nova Science Publishers. Inc. pp, 125-150.

Hu, K*. (2016)  Editorial Communication: Using fMRI to assess the effectiveness of new learning and development for remediation. Journal of Neuroscience and Cognitive Studies, 1(1): 1002.

Zhang, X. Y., Fan, F. M., Chen, D. C., Tan, Y. L., Tan, S. P., Hu, K., … & Soares, J. C. (2016). Extensive White Matter Abnormalities and Clinical Symptoms in Drug-Naive Patients With First-Episode Schizophrenia: A Voxel-Based Diffusion Tensor Imaging Study. The Journal of clinical psychiatry, 77(2), 205-211.

Klein, R., Wang Y., Dukewich, K., He, S. & Hu. K*.(2015) On the costs and benefits of repeating a non-spatial feature in an exogenous spatial cueing paradigm. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 7, 2293-2304.

Hu, K*., Fan, Z., & He, S. (2015). Uncovering the interaction between empathetic pain and cognition. Psychological Research, 79(6), 1054-1063.

Hu, K*., Lijffijt, M., Beauchaine, T. P., Fan, Z., Shi, H., & He, S. (2015). Influence of empathetic pain processing on cognition in schizophrenia. European Archives of Psychiatry & Clinical Neuroscience, 7, 623-631.

Sanches, M., Hu, K., & Soares, J. (2015) “Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Findings and Their Treatment Impact”. In Aysegul, Y, Pedro, R., & Charles, N., The Bipolar Book: History, Neurobiology, and Treatment. Oxford University Press. pp, 225-238.

Hu, K*., Zhan, J., Li, B., He, S., & Samuel, A. G.* (2014). Multiple cueing dissociates location-and feature-based repetition effects. Vision Research.101, 73-81.

Hu, K. *, He,S., & Fan, Z., Lupiáñez, J.(2014) Beyond the inhibition of return of attention: Reduced habituation to threatening face stimuli in controls and Schizophrenic patients. Frontiers in Psychiatry 5: 7.

Lijffijt, M., Hu, K., & Swann, A. C. (2014). Stress modulates illness-course of substance use disorders: a translational review. Frontiers in psychiatry, 5:83.

Hu, K., Padmala, S., & Pessoa, L. (2013) Interactions between reward and threat during visual processing: an fMRI study. Neuropsychologia, 51, 1763-1772.

Hu, K., Fan, Z., Samuel, A. G., & He, S. (2013). Effects of display complexity on location and feature inhibition. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 75(8), 1619-1632.

Hu, K., Bauer, A., Padmala, S., & Pessoa, L. (2012). Threat of bodily harm has opposing effects on cognition. Emotion. 12(1), 28-32.

Hu, K., & Samuel, A.G. (2011). Facilitation versus inhibition in non-spatial attribute discrimination tasks. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 73:784–796

Hu, K., Samuel, A.G. & Chan A.S. (2010). Eliminating inhibition of return by changing salient nonspatial attributes in a complex environment. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 140(1), 35–50.

Hu, K., Chan, A.S., Cheung, M-C., Chan, Y.L. & Zhang, J.X..(2009) The impacts of tasks demand on language lateralization in Chinese English bilinguals: an fMRI study. The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK (manuscript).

Hu. K.(2009) Nonspatial Inhibition of Return (IOR) in attentional orienting. The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK (Ph.d thesis).

Hu. K.(2005) An aging research on the capacity of Inhibition of Return. Peking University, Beijing, China (Master degree thesis).

Hu. K., & Bao,Y. (2006) Studies on inhibition of return in visual and auditory modalities: An overview. Chinese Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation, 10: 126-128 [in Chinese]

Bao, Y., Hu. K., & Xiao. X.X.(2006). Studies on the Capacity of Inhibition of Return. Advances in Psychological Science, 14(2), 204-209 [in Chinese]

* Corresponding Author

IN PREPARATION

Hu, K., Rosa, E & Anderson, K.A.  Color modulates neural expression of positive and negative affective associations

Hu, K., Rosa, E & Anderson, K.A.  Exploring the neural bases for priority of earning over saving in visual processing

Hu, K.,  Rostral oribitofrontal cortex: signals in threat predicts the post-sensory processing in reward.

Hu, K., Men and women differ in pain processing – an fMRI study.

Hu, K. New insights of yellow in safety science: from affective and perceptual perspectives.

Dr. Kristina Olson-Pupek

Dr. Kristina Olson-Pupek

Associate Professor

Publications

 (Undergraduate Students Underlined)

Minnich, J., Searight, H. R., & Olson-Pupek, K. (2015). Electronic versus printed textbooks for university students: Impact on comprehension and mood. International Journal of Advancement in Education and Social Sciences, 3(1), 28-31.

Drake, C. R., Searight, H. R., & Olson-Pupek, K. (2014). The influence of art-making on negative mood states in university students. American Journal of Applied Psychology, 2(3), 69-72. doi:10.12691/ajap-2-3-3

Pittman, D. W., Smith, K. R., Crawley, M. E., Corbin, C. H., Hansen, D. R., Watson, K. J. & Gilbertson, T. A. (2008). Orosensory detection of fatty acids by obesity-prone and obesity-resistant rats: Strain and sex differences. Chemical Senses, 33, 449-460.

Watson, K. J., Kim, I., Baquero, A. F., Burks, C. A., Liu, L. & Gilbertson, T. A. (2007). Expression of aquaporin water channels in rat taste buds. Chemical Senses, 32, 411-421.

Gilbertson, T. A., Baquero, A. & Spray-Watson K. J. (2006). Water taste: The importance of osmotic sensing in the oral cavity.  J. Water & Health 04 Supplement 1, 35-40.

Spray, K. J. & Bernstein, I. L. (2004). Afferent and efferent connections of the parvicellular subdivision of iNTS: Defining a circuit involved in taste aversion learning. Behav Brain Res., 154, 85-97.

Koh, M.T., Clarke, S. N., Spray, K. J., Thiele, T. E., & Bernstein, I. L. (2003). Conditioned taste aversion memory and c-Fos induction are disrupted in RIIbeta-protein kinase A mutant mice. Behav Brain Res., 143, 57-63.

Navarro, M., Spray, K. J., Cubero, I., Thiele, T. E., & Bernstein, I. L. (2000). cFos induction during conditioned taste aversion expression varies with aversion strength. Brain Research, 887, 450-453.

Spray, K. J., Halsell, C. B., & Bernstein, I. L. (2000). C-fos induction in response to saccharin after taste aversion learning depends on conditioning method. Brain Research, 852, 225-227.

Shaughnessy, M. F., Spray, K., Siegel, J., & Siegel, C. (1995).  Mathematical giftedness and personality factors. Proceedings of the 11th World Conference on Gifted and Talented Children, Hong Kong, 415-416.

Spray, K. J. (1995). Personality traits of mathematically advanced college students. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 388 927)

Spray, K. J. (1995). Personality traits of mathematically advanced college students. Proceedings of the November 1995 National Social Science Association, Washington, DC Conference, 162-171.

Spray, K. J. (1995). Autism interventions. Proceedings of the April 1995 National Social Science Association, San Diego, CA Conference, 174-183.

Shaughnessy, M. F., Spray, K., Moore, J., & Siegel, C. (1995). Prediction of success in college calculus: Personality, Scholastic Aptitude Test, and screening scores. Psychological Reports, 77, 1360-1362.

Shaughnessy, M., Spray, K., Siegel, J., & Lehtonen, K. (1995). The mathematically gifted, personality, gender and mentoring. Proceedings of the 4th Biennial International Conference of the International Association of Special Education, Brighton, England, 151-153.

Spray, K. J. (1994). Major concerns associated with recovered memories of childhood abuse. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 378 467)

Spray, K. J. (1994). Mentoring: Utilizing this relationship in the graduate education of psychology students and possible concerns. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 378 466)

Presentations

Plenary Lecture

Watson, K. J., & Gilbertson, T. A. (Sept. 2008). Water movement through aquaporins in taste cells – a role in osmotic sensing. 18th European Chemoreception Research Organization Congress, Portorož, Slovenia.

Invited Lecture

Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2019). The cost of corruption: Paid for with the futures of children. LSSU Library Scholar Series, Lake Superior State University, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan.

Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2017). Water taste: Aquaporins and osmotic detection in the peripheral gustatory system. 41st Annual Psychological Science Colloquium Series, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan.

Presentations (Undergraduate Students Underlined)

Beardsley, L. M., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2019). First-generation college students: Investigating academic motivation and procrastination. 32nd Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Gilroy, A., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2019). Fat chance: Obesity stigma & critical thinking. 32nd Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Kemppainen, K. L., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2019). Evaluating the effects of complementary and alternative medicine on stress and anxiety levels. 32nd Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Levesque-Harnden, K., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2019). The relationship between perceived stress and resilience on performance. 32nd Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Lytle, E., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2019). More than meets the eye: Gender and anxiety impacts on inattentional blindness. 32nd Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Mrozek, M., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2019). Habitual tardiness in correlation with the Big Five personality factors. 32nd Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Severence, T., Ranson-Olson, B. D., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2019). Stress levels related to acetaminophen usage in social conformity. 32nd Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference. <Talk>

Villanueva, J., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2019). Exploring the perceptions and attitudes towards students with learning disabilities. 32nd Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Fitzpatrick, S., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2018). Investigating mind wandering in college students: How depressive and ADHD symptoms impact daydreaming. 31st Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Hileman, R., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2018). Art-making: Influence on perceived stress and cortisol levels. 31st Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Leeuwenburg, J., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2018). Complex alley maze training with rat to investigate the relationship between navigational learning and matching law. 31st Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Lujan, M., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2018). An investigation of the relationship between procrastination, perfectionism, and locus of control. 31st Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Vlodyka, A., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2018). Color of paper: Effects on short-term and long-term memory recall. 31st Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Weir, J., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2018). Coping with stress and body image: An investigation of the influence of religiosity, meditation, and emotional intelligence on college students. 31st Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Bishop, M. E., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2017). College motivation and academic performance: Do parenting styles make a difference? 30th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Draves, C. C., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2017). Influences of relationship status and attachment style on life satisfaction. 30th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Fink, K. G., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2017). It’s not you, it’s me: The role of attachment style in breaking up. 30th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Handlang, J. J., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2017). Body weight, attitudes toward food, and distorted body image:  Role of previously experienced trauma. 30th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Hotrum, K. K., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2017). Critical thinking skills in baccalaureate nursing students: A cross-sectional study. 30th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Olschanski, C., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2017). Satisfaction in romantic relationships: The role of family factors and attachment style in young adults. 30th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Benoit, K. C., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2015). The relationship between birth order, personality traits and college major. 28th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Gurnoe, A. S., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2015). Metacognition, locus of control, and goal orientation as predictors of academic success. 28th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

LeClerc, K., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2015). Prevalence of anxiety and depression symptoms among college students in healthcare-related degree programs. 28th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference. <Talk>

McClendon, K. S., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2015). Attitudes towards the death penalty: Influence of gender and religiosity. 28th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Mitchell, L-A., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2015). Influence of music and anxiety on collegiate track and field students’ performance. 28th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Randall, C. C., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2015). Music as a contextual cue for short-term memory recall in university students. 28th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Retzloff, C., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2015). Assessing ADHD symptoms in the college population: A comparison of the Brown ADD Scale – Revised and the ASRSv-1.1. 28th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference. <Talk>

Sexton, S., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2015). Human sexuality and facial cues: Accuracy in the perception of sexual orientation. 28th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference. <Talk>

Van Vels, R., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2015). Recalling details of a witnessed event: Role of time and wording of interview questions on memory. 28th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Wofford, A., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2015). Test questions printed on colored paper: Does it matter for academic performance? 28th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Gough, B., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2014). The effects of differences in classroom temperature on test-taking performance. 27th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Kwak, B. M., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2014). Anxiety, perceived difficulty, and motivation in differently labeled evaluative assessment. 27th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Lewis, B. A., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2014). The effects of perceived parenting on anxiety in college students. 27th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference. <Talk>

Loader, A., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2014). The effects of color on memory recall. 27th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Ockert, S. L., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2014). Accuracy of memory for crime scene details when related or unrelated information is presented prior to recall. 27th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Sparkes, B., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2014). Mood and university attachment among college freshman. 27th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Allmayer, S., Olson-Pupek, K. J., Evans, B., & Gordon, C. (2013). Macronutrient interaction with blood glucose tolerance: Effects on reaction time and memory recall. 26th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Randazzo, J., & Olson-Pupek, K. J. (2013). Self-focused attention as a factor in social anxiety. 26th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Benedict, L. N., Knoll, L. J., Hook, K. J., Evans, B., & Garvon, J. (2012). Comparison of Toxoplasma gondii cyst localization in mouse neural tissue. Program No. 442.14. 2012 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. New Orleans, LA: Society for Neuroscience, 2012. Online.

Bey, K., & Hook, K. J. (2012). The effects of stress and distraction on academic performance and cortisol levels. 25th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Ennes, B. J., & Hook, K. J. (2012). The effects of video games on caloric intake. 25th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Ghering, J. C., & Hook, K. J. (2012). Family functionality and its influence on attachment and satisfaction in adult romantic relationships. 25th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Yates, S. J., & Hook, K. J. (2012). The effects of stress on sleep quality and caloric intake. 25th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Becker, J. M., & Hook, K. J. (2011). Correlational study between self-reported stress and cortisol levels in university pre-nursing students. 24th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Ehteshami-Afshar, J., & Hook, K. J. (2011). The effects of empathy and perceptual set on detection of genuine facial expressions. 24th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Hawley, B. L., & Hook, K. J. (2011). Measuring processing speeds of students with and without learning disabilities. 24th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Neveu, S. R., & Hook, K. J. (2011). Is procrastination a trait of perfectionism? 24th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Travers, J. A., & Hook, K. J. (2011). Emotional intelligence and its effects on perceived sound. 24th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference. <Talk>

Walker, K. P., & Hook, K. J. (2011). Influence of an audience on anxiety and performance. 24th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.

Baquero, A., Croasdell, S., Watson, K. J., & Gilbertson, T. A. (2008). Insulin activates EnaC and regulates salt intake in mice. XV International Symposium on Olfaction and Taste.

Pittman, D., Smith, K., Crawley, M., Corbin, C., Hansen, D.,  Watson, K., & Gilbertson, T. A. (2007). Fatty acid taste in obese-prone and obese-resistant rats: Strain and sex differences. XXIXth Annual Meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences.

Watson, K. J., & Gilbertson, T. A. (2006). Aquaporin expression in mice. XXVIIIth Annual Meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences. Chem Senses, June 2006; 31: A18 – A19.

Spray, K. J., Davis, T. J., Menon, A. G., & Gilbertson, T. A. (2005). Behavioral responses to taste stimuli in AQP-5 deficient mice. American Physiological Society Conference Neurohypophyseal Hormones: From Genomics and Physiology to Disease.

Spray, K. J., Davis, T. J., Menon, A. G., & Gilbertson, T. A. (2005). Taste responses to mice lacking AQP5. XXVIIth Annual Meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences. Chem Senses, Jun 2005; 30: A196.

Spray, K. J., Baquero, A., & Gilbertson, T. A. (2004). The cellular and molecular basis for water taste in mice. XXVIth Annual Meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences.

Spray, K .J., & Bernstein, I. L. (2003). Characterization of efferent and afferent projects of CTA-induced FLI cells in iNTS. XXVth Annual Meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences.

Koh, M. T., Spray, K. J., & Bernstein, I. L. Taste novelty selectively induces increased expression of c-fos in amygdala Program No. 874.11. 2002 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2002. Online.

Wilkins, E. E., Koh, M. T., Spray, K. J., Diaz, J., & Bernstein, I. L. Effects of novelty and concentration of taste stimulation on expression of c-fos in brain areas implicated in taste aversion learning. Program No. 874.12. 2002 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2002. Online.

Spray, K. J., Bernstein, I. L., & Halsell, C. B. (2000). Direct projections from central amygdala to intermediate NTS: A neural substrate for CTA expression? Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 26: 850.9 (electronic publication).

Spray, K. J., Bernstein, I. L., & Halsell, C. B. (2000). Distribution of efferent neurons projection to amygdala from brainstem nuclei involved in conditioned taste aversion expression.  XX IIth Annual Meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences.

Spray, K. J., Halsell, C. B., & Bernstein, I. L. (1999). Expression of fos-like immunoreactivity within the intermediate NTS is dependent upon CTA conditioning method. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 25:1359.

Knight, E. M., Spray, K. J., Holloman, J., & Kenney, N. J. (1997). Area postrema ablation does not eliminate detection of calories in food. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 23:250.

Dr. H. Russell Searight

Dr. H. Russell Searight

Professor

Publications

Books Authored—2014-present

Searight, H.R. (2018). Health and Behavior: A Multi-Systemic Perspective .Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield

Searight, H. R. ( 2019). Ethical Challenges  in Multicultural Patient Care: Cross Cultural Issues at the End of Life. New York: Springer

 

 Journal Articles and Chapters in Edited Books—2014-present

Searight, H.R., Gafford, J., & Evans, S. (2014). Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. In M. Smith & L. Shimp (Eds.), Family Medicine: Ambulatory Care and      Prevention (Sixth Edition). New York: McGraw Hill.

Searight, H.R. & Saunders, D. (2014). Teaching psychology through popular film: A Curriculum. International Journal of Social Science and Education 4(4), 858-862.

Reynolds, S., Searight, H. R. Ratwik, S. (2014). Adult attachment styles and rumination in the context of intimate relationships. North American Journal of Psychology, 16 (3) 485-496.

Drake, C., Searight, H.R. & Olson-Pupek, K. (2014). The influence of art-making on negative mood states. American Journal of Applied Psychology, 2 (3), 69-72.

Minnich, J., Searight ,H.R., Olson-Pupek, K. (2015).  Electronic vs. printed textbooks: Effects on comprehension and mood. International Journal of Advancement in Social Science, 3, 28-31.

Searight, H.R., Johnson, L., Hartman, M., & Schupp, M. (2015). “Professor, slide jumping was pretty intense today: “ Undergraduate  peer educators as formative  evaluators. International Journal of Education and Social Science, 2 (6), 5-11.

Searight, H.R., Retzloff, C., & Narkiewiz, G. (2015). “It’s more than just teaching” The experience of undergraduate peer educators. International Journal of Education and Social Science, 2 , 8-17.

Searight, H.R. & Searight B.K. (2015). The story of your life: Personal mission statements as guiding narratives for young adults. In K. Braake & J. Houska (Eds.) . Telling stories: The Art and Science of Storytelling as an Instructional Strategy Society of Teachers of Psychology.

Searight, H.R. (2016). The Biopsychosocial model: “Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” Culture, Medicine, & Psychiatry, 40 (2), 289-98.

Searight, H.R. (2016). The rise of Rogers’ humanistic psychology and   Skinnerian behaviorism in mid-20th century America: The historical context of personality theory. In D. Woody, et al. (Eds), Enriching the classroom experience for teachers and students: Psychological specialties in historical context. Society of Teachers of Psychology.

Searight, H. R. & Montone, K. (2017). The Profile of Mood States. In V. Zeigler-Hill & T K.Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. New York: Springer.

Searight, H. R. (2017). Clinical and ethical issues in working with a foreign language interpreter. Journal of Health Service Psychology, 43, 79-82.

Searight, H. R.(2018) Behavior change. In M. Smith, S. Schrager, & V. WinklerPrins (Eds). Essentials of Family Medicine (7th Edition). Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Searight, H.R.   & Tahtinen, J. (2018).  Teaching abnormal psychology through film and memoir ;  In S. McCarthy (Editor). Teaching Psychology Around the World—Vol. 4.  Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Searight, H. R. (2018). Substance use disorders. In M. Smith, S. Schrager, & V. WinklerPrins (Eds). Essentials of Family Medicine (7th Edition). Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Searight, H.R. (2018). Using problem-based learning to enhance psychological literacy: The case of gay conversion therapy.    In. J. Taylor & J. Hume (Eds.),  Psychological Literacy: A Compendium of Practice.. University of Bournemouth

Searight, H. R. (2018). Counseling Patients in Primary Care: Evidence-Based Strategies. American Family Physician98(12).

Searight, H. R.. & Meredith, T. (2019). Physician deception and telling the truth about medical “bad news.” In T. Docan-Morgan (Ed.), Handbook of Deceptive Communication. New York: Palgrave-Macmillan

Searight, H. R. & Severance, T. (2020). Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. In M. Feldman & J. Christensen (Eds.), Behavioral medicine: A guide for clinical practice (Fifth Edition). McGraw-Hill

Searight, H. R., Gafford, J., & Mohan, V. (2020). Training international medical graduates. In M. Feldman & J. Christensen (Eds.), Behavioral medicine: A guide for clinical practice (Fifth Edition). McGraw-Hill.

Mills, K. J., & Searight, H. R. (2020). Lung Function and Panic Disorder Symptoms in a Non-Clinical Population. North American Journal of Psychology, 22(2).

Searight, H. R., Burnash, A., Campbell, M., Chmielewski,, M. et al., (2020-).

The use of feature film for teaching undergraduate bioethics: Course format and assessment through student narratives. Insight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 15, 33-51.

Strawn, B. & Searight, H. R. (2020).The association of emotional intelligence, empathy, and depressive symptoms among emerging adults. Annals of Depression and Anxiety

Searight, H.R. (2020-in press). Assessment of mental competence. In B. Carducci (Ed.),          Wiley Encyclopedia of personality and individual differences. (Volume 2): Research methods and techniques of assessment. New York: Wiley.

Searight, H. R. (2020-in press). Projective techniques: General features and methodological issues. In B. Carducci (Ed.), Wiley Encyclopedia of personality and individual differences. (Volume 2): Research methods and techniques of assessment. New York: Wiley

Searight, H. R. (2020-in press). Ethical issues in working with foreign language interpreters. In Oxford Handbook  of Psychotherapy Ethics. Oxford University Press.

Searight, H. R. (2020-in press). Harnessing the evidence to advocate for a mandatory first year experience class: A case study. In. R. Miller & A Schwartz (Eds.), High impact practices in higher education. Society for the Teaching of Psychology.

Searight, H.R. & Johnson, L. R. ( 2021—in press). Psychiatry and the African-      American        community:  A history of diagnosis and treatment for social            control. In J. Cen Y. Garcia & A. Blum  ( Eds.) The Psychology of Inequity (Vol           1 in the            series, The Psychology of Race and Ethnicity ).  Praeger Publishers.

Book and Film Reviews  2014-presnt

Searight, H.R. (2017). R.D. Laing: Psychiatrist as Rock Star, A Review of the Film, “Mad to be Normal,” PsycCRITIQUES: American Psychological Association Review of Books and Film.

Searight, H. R. (2015). “There’s an App for That:” Behavioral Healthcare in the DigitalAge. A Review of  L. Marsch, S. Lord, & J. Dallery, Behavioral Healthcare and Technology: Using Science-Based Innovations to Transform Practice. PsycCRITIQUES: American Psychological Association Review of Books.

Searight, H.R. (2014). Culture, colonization, and the development of psychiatry in Nigeria.  A review of M. Heaton, Black Skin, White Coats. Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry, 31, 196-199. .

 

Conference Presentations

Searight, H.R. (August 6, 2014). Teaching Abnormal Psychology through Film and Memoir. International Conference on Psychology Education. Flagstaff, Arizona.

Searight, H.R. (August 7, 2015). Teaching Research on Sexual Orientation Conversion Therapy in the Context of Problem-Based Learning. American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Searight, H.R., Narkiwicz, G., & Retzloff, C. ( October 10, 2015).  Understanding the Experience of Peer Educators. Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching, Traverse City, MI

Searight, H. R. ( July 25, 2016). The Role of the Family in End-of -Life Decision-Making across Cultures: Nuances Not Rules. 31st International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, Japan.

Searight, H. R., Sumer, N., Guzey, A., Tuzel, M., & Johnson, L.   (July26, 2016). Correlates of Adult Attachment and Cross National Patterns31st International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, Japan..

Searight, H. R.. & Hartman, M. ( September 23, 2016). “Professor, you went off on some major tangents today !” Collaborating with Undergraduate Peer Educators on Formative Assessment Two Year, First Year Experience Conference, Denver, CO

Searight, H. R. (September, 18, 2017). Teaching Psychopathology through Film and Memoir European Psychology Learning and Teaching Conference, Salzburg, Austria.

Searight, H.R. (September,19, 2017  )   Problem-Based Learning Addresses Multiple Components of Psychological Literacy: The Case of Gay Conversion Therapy European Psychology Learning and Teaching Conference, Salzburg, Austria.

Searight, H.R. ( September 27, 2019)..”Professor, You Talked Way Too Fast Today: Formative Teaching Assessment by Student Peer Evaluators.” European Psychology Learning and Teaching Conference, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Dr. Melissa Shaffer-O’Connell

Dr. Melissa Shaffer-O’Connell

Assistant Professor

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

2017    Shaffer-O’Connell, M. Interest Groups, Federalism, and Water Quality in the Great Lakes: Chasing a Moving Target. American Review of Canadian Studies 47(1): 89-100.

Other Publications

2020    Clipperton, J., J. Franco, S. Nordyke, M. Shaffer-O’Connell, F. Wood. “SOTL Research Design for Assessment of Interventions.” APSA Preprints. doi: 10.33774/apsa-2020-gwfl0.

Manuscripts in Preparation

 2020    Murray, L., Robadiak, K., Shaffer-O’Connell, M. “Assessing Democratic Engagement through Student Organizations”

2020    Rathje, G., Shaffer-O’Connell, M., & Zemzadja, E. “Impact of Sex (Female versus Male) On Class Attendance and Exam Performance”

2020    Shaffer-O’Connell, M. “Tactical choices: Interest Group Activities on Great Lakes Water Quality Policy”

Media Coverage

 2020    Interviewed on Country 104. “2020 Elections”. November 3, 2020.

2020    Quoted in “In Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Some Cracks Emerge in the Pro-Trump Wall” by Kathleen Gray.  New York Times, August 27, 2020. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/27/us/politics/michigan-trump.html

Presentations

Panels Organized

 2017    Memory and Memorialization: Public Memorials of Collective Trauma at MIPSA Conference, October 2017

 Papers Presented

 2015    The Impact of Sex (Male versus Female) and Attendance on Exam Performance”, paper presented at the Lilly Conference in Traverse City, MI, October 2015.

2014    “The Politics of Oil: Interest Groups and Oil Policy in the Beaufort Sea Region”, paper presented at the WPSA Conference in Seattle, WA, April 2014.

2014    “The Politics of Water: Interest Groups and Great Lakes Water Quality Policy”, paper presented at the SPSA Conference in New Orleans, LA, January 2014.

2010    “How Federalism Muddies the Waters of Interest Group Decision-Making”, paper presented at the CONNECT Colloquium in Plattsburgh, NY, October 2010.

2007    “Indigenous Populations in Federal Systems: A Comparison of the US & Canada”, paper presented with Gregory Rathje at the Midwest Political Science Association in Chicago, April 2007.

2006    “Access Points in the Environmental Legislative Process in the United States and Canada”, paper presented at the MANECCS Conference in Montreal, September 2006.

 Posters

 2012    “Women and Politics around the World”, Teaching Poster, at the MIPSA Conference in Sault Ste. Marie, MI, October 2012.

 Presentations

 2019    “Teaching Engagement to Apathy” at APSA/IPSA International Teaching and Learning Conference in Brighton, United Kingdom, June 2019.

2019    Civic and Community Engagement in a Political Science First Year Seminar” at APSA Centennial Center Teaching Symposium in Washington, DC, March 2019.

Dr. Joseph Susi

Dr. Joseph Susi

Professor

Presentations

“Five Perspectives of Teaching,” LSSU New Faculty Orientation, Fall 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

“Five Perspectives of Teaching,” LSSU Professional Development Day, Fall 2016

“Advising Methods,”  LSSU Professional Development Day, Fall 2018

“Strategies for Working with Athletic Training Students.” Northern Michigan University Sports Medicine Conference, July 2016

“Advising Methods.” Co-Presenter, Upper Peninsula Teaching and Learning Conference 2019, Michigan Technological University,

“Contemporary Issues in Athletic Training: Chronic Ankle Instability.”  LSSU/WMH CEU Activity, March 2015

“Y-Balance Test.” LSSU/WMH CEU Activity, April 2015

“Neuromuscular Control Considerations for Ankle Rehabilitation.” Guest Speaker, LSSU Kinesiology Training.

“Athletic Training Education.” LSSU Faculty Center for Teaching, March 2017

Training Events

LSSU Athletic Training Program, Preceptor Training for Program Preceptors

CPR/AED Trainings for Athletic Training Students and LSSU Coaching Staff

Baseline Concussion Testing  – Coordinator for 6 Athletic Training senior presentations at EUPISD Professional Development Day, Fall 2016

Commission of Accreditation of Athletic Training Education Programs.  Accreditation Visit Reviewer: for multiple colleges and universities.

Awards

Awarded “LSSU Distinguished Faculty” April 2017

Awarded “Excellence in Academic Advising” May 2014

Inductee of the LSSU Athletic Hall of Fame as athletic trainer for the 1993-1994 NCAA Division I National Championship Hockey Team