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Recent Representative Graduates, Dissertation Title, Advisor, and Current Employment

Anna Cassel, Ph.D. (2010; Sandra Sigmon, advisor). “Examination of a biopsychosocial model for the relationship between posttraumatic stress disorder and chronic pain.” Health and Pain Psychologist, Commonwealth Psychology Associates, Newton, MA.

Lindsay Owings, Ph.D. (2010; Dr. Geoffrey Thorpe, advisor). “Factors related to high ratings on the implied latent trait of incompetence in Maine archival competency evaluations.” Drug Abuse Program Coordinator, Federal Bureau of Prisons, United States Penitentiary, Marion, IL.

Agnieszka Serwik, Ph.D. (2010; Dr. Douglas Nangle). “The effects of dyadic social behaviors on depression and friendship quality.” Deputy Superintendent, Mountain View Youth Development Center, Charleston, ME.

Lauren Holleb, Ph.D. (2011; Dr. Cynthia Erdley, advisor). “Social withdrawal during middle childhood: An exploration of social information processing, friendship experiences, and psychological adjustment.” Assistant Professor of Psychology, Husson University, Bangor, ME.

Jessica Fales, Ph.D. (2012; Dr. Douglas Nangle, advisor). “Dyadic social processes and depressive symptoms in adolescent dating couples: Their links to relationship quality, partner’s perceptions, and the HPA response conflict.” Postdoctoral Fellow, Seattle Children’s Research Institute, Seattle, WA.

Amy Kaye, Ph.D. (2012; Dr. Cynthia Erdley, advisor). “Examining the role of specific types of social support responses in predicting depression and anxiety amongst victimized children.” Postdoctoral Fellow, Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

Amber Martinson, Ph.D. (2012; Dr. Sandra Sigmon, advisor). “ The impact of sexual trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder symptom severity on psychological and physiological reactivity to and intimacy induction task.” Postdoctoral Fellow, VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, Salt Lake City, UT.

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