Katherine Moler, Events Coordinator 

I am a junior double majoring in Psychology and Sociology with a concentration in Developmental Psych. This is my first year as an officer and I hope to gain a lot out of the experience. Besides studying, Psi Chi, and work, I enjoy watching anime, learning about Japanese culture, reading, playing video games, and hanging out with my friends.
Sigurdur Oli Sigurdsson, Ph.D.
Education: Ph.D. Western Michigan University, 2006
Area: Organizational Behavior Management
Office: MP 307
Office Phone: 410-455-2417
Lab: SH 411

Research Interests
Performance management in organizations: Performance analysis, task design, and motivational interventions.
Occupational safety: Effective interventions for the lone worker, and behavioral safety processes.
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ADVISOR Joy Boac, Secretary

I am a senior majoring in Pscyhology B.S. with a concentration in Biopsychology. I plan to get my masters and doctorate in clinical psychology. I have done an internship at Northwood High school in Silver Spring, MD and I have been a research assistant for three psychology research labs: Couples, Adolescents, and Step-family Interactions (CASI), Culture, Child, and Development Lab (CCAD), and the Fieldtrip Project. For my spare time, I love to run and listen to music.
Beth, Co-Service Project Coordinator

My name is Beth and I am the Co-Service Project Coordinator of Psi Chi. I am a psychology major, concentrating in developmental psychology and minoring in sociology. Right now I am work in Dr. Cheah's research lab on Project ADVANCE to gain experience in the developmental psychology field. I enjoy playing with my puppy and hanging out with friends. My goals are to graduate with a B.A. is psychology than hopefully continue on to graduate school

Nardos Bellete, Webmaster

I am a 5th year triple major at UMBC in psychology, political science and women's science. At UMBC I have worked in the Office of Student Life as a Lead Involvement Peer and on the Executive Board of the Student Events Board (which brings major events and mini recreational events to campus). I am a Women Involvement in Learning and Leadership (WILL) member and created the organization at UMBC now called the Women's Collective. I have had formal leadership experience as the Leadershape alumni (national leadership program), a Leadershape facilitator, facilitator for the Black Student Orientation and student senator in SGA during my sophomore year. I have also been in Dr. Schultz, Dr. Sonnenschein and Dr. Baker’s early development labs. 

Farida Panjwani, Co-Service Project Coordinator

Currently I am an Intern for Get the Message after school program, where I work as a counselor/coach in several Baltimore County Elementary Schools.
I am also working at the Culture, Child & Adolescent Development lab at UMBC.  I will be graduating from UMBC with a B.S in Psychology,
Developmental Psychology concentration, in December 2008.  After graduating from UMBC I plan on going to a Graduate school

Chidindu Ajagba, Treasurer 

My interests in psychology are counseling, clinical psychology and clinical pharmacy. I am a senior and plan to graduate this year. 

Samantha Bier, Vice President

I am a junior majoring in Psychology (B.A) and Interdisciplinary Studies: Cultural PSychoneuroimmunology (B.S.).  In addition, I am minoring in Sociology.  Currently, I work in two psychology research labs on campus: the Biobehavioral Health Lab and Pediatric Psychology Lab.  I'm also involved with the INDS Council of Majors and biology tutoring. In addition, I work as a Peer Advisor in the Office for Academic and Pre-Professional advising.  In my free time, I love volunteering at a local oncology clinic, reading anything relating to psychology or
medicine, and catching up on my favorite shows with friends.  In the future, I plan to do some original research and complete a M.D./MPH program.

Jennifer John, President 

I enjoy dancing, watching movies, playing Wii sports and most importantly laughing. I am a senior biology and psychology double major. 

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