The Social Ecology Honors Program is proud to present the 2014 - 2015 program participants and their current research topics:

Professor: Carol Serron

2014-2015 cohort

Cheryl Au
Ideological Happiness Gap
Advisor: Peter Ditto
Department:

Nilofar Becker
Role of Motivation in the Development of False Autobiographical memories
Advisor: Elizabeth Loftus and Daniel Bogart
Department: Criminology, Law and Society/ Psychology and Social Behavior

Julio Castillo
Characteristics of a Romantic Partner and Friend in Three Cultural Groups
Advisor: Belinda Campos
Department: PSB

Soraya Davia
Music and its Relation to Working Memory in Children with Autism
Advisor: Wendy Goldberg and Angela Lukowski
Department: Psychology and Social Behavior

Daniel Faraci
Role of Positive Affect in People’s Moral Judgments
Advisor: Peter Ditto and Sarah Pressman
Department: PSB

Matthew Guevara
Sex Trafficking and Police Understanding of Sex Crimes
Advisor: Valerie Jenness
Department: CLS

Danielle Lauber
The Gender Paradox in Homicide
Advisor: Karamet Reiter and Nick Scurich
Department: CLS

Madison Maas
Interracial Dating
Advisor: Wendy Goldberg
Department: Psychology and Social Behavior

Clint McKenna
The Influence of Smiling on Different Moral Foundations
Advisor: Peter Ditto and Sarah Pressman
Department: PSB

Delanie Roberts
Sibling Relationships and Resiliency Among troubled Youth
Advisor: Jodi Quas
Department: PSB

Angel Rodriguez
Neighborhood Factors’ Effect on Psychosocial Maturity and Juvenile Reoffending
Advisor: Joann Prause
Department: PSB

Adena Sarkian
Actual Versus Perceived Sleep Quality
Advisor: Angela Lukowski
Department: Psychology and Social Behavior

Jacquelyn Shader
Social Support Seeking Behaviors and Cardiac Reactivity
Advisor: Sarah Pressman
Department: PSB

Mary Smirnova
Effect of Positive Emotion on Moral Decision-Making
Advisor: Peter Ditto and Sarah Pressman
Department: PSB

Barbara Spyrou
Evaluating Los Angeles Sheriff Department’s Gang Diversion Team
Advisor: Cheryl Maxson
Department: CLS