Kray Scully, a fourth year doctoral student in the BAR Lab, is first author on a paper accepted for publication in the journal Addictive Behaviors. The project was a psychometric evaluation of the Drinking Refusal Self-Efficacy measure with a sample of college students from the United States. Nice job Kray!
Tiara Watson, A junior psych major in the lab placed first in the behavioral sciences: Individuals at home, school and the workplace category at the Southern Miss Undergraduate Research Symposium. Her presentation is based on her Honors College Thesis. She found that greater maladaptive perfectionism predicted students engaging in more hazardous drinking and experiencing more alcohol-related negative consequences while greater adaptive perfectionism predicted less hazardous drinking, experiencing fewer alcohol-related negative consequences and increased use of protective behavioral strategies. Congratulations Tiara!
Mallorie Carroll, a third year doctoral in the BAR Lab, successfully defended her dissertation today. She explored the degree to which hazardous marijuana use moderated the moderating effect of alcohol protective behavioral strategies on the relationship between hazardous alcohol use and alcohol-related negative consequences. She also examined the degree to which the link between marijuana use and marijuana consequences was moderated by marijuana PBS. Congrats Mallorie.
Hallie Jordan, a second year doctoral student in the BAR Lab, placed second in the Behavioral Sciences Category at the Southern Miss Graduate Research Symposium. She presented her thesis research where she found that protective behavioral strategies moderated the relationship between post-traumatc stress and alcohol outcomes. Nice job Hallie!
Margo Villarosa-Hurlocker, a BAR Lab Alum was recently chosen to receive the G. Alan Marlatt Early Career Professional Award from the Society of Addiction Psychology. Congrats Margo!
Danielle Cottonham, a fifth year doctoral student has accepted a post-doctoral position at the San Francisco VA. She is currently on her predoctoral internship at the New Orleans VA. Congratulations Danielle!
The positive effects of the Brief Alcohol Screening & Intervention for College Students (BASICS) program has been recognized for contributing to the reduction of alcohol violations at Southern Miss. BASICS was implemented at USM by Dr. Madson and members of the BAR Lab! See the news story here.
Tiara Watson an undergraduate member of the BAR Lab has been chosen to receive the Zed Burns Outstanding Junior Award in the Department of Psychology at Southern Miss. Congrats Tiara!!
Mallorie Carroll, a third year doctoral student successfully matched with the Central Alabama VA Health System - her top choice. Congratulations Mallorie!
Dr. Margo Hurlocker participated in graduation this past Friday. She completed her Ph.D. in August 2017. Currently, Dr. Hurlocker is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions in New Mexico. Congratulations Dr. Hurlocker.
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