Department of Psychology

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  Faculty Honors & Awards

The Psychology department is proud to announce the following honors, awards, and accomplishments achieved by our faculty:

Awards Dr. Wendi Everton was awarded the CSUS Trustee Teaching Award (March 2009)

Dr. Jeff Danforth was awarded the Distinguished Faculty Award by the ECSU chapter of Psi Chi (April 2009)

Dr. James Diller was awarded the Distinguished Faculty Award by the ECSU chapter of Psi Chi (May 2010)

Dr. Kristalyn Salters-Pedneault was awarded the Distinguished Faculty Award by the ECSU chapter of Psi Chi (May 2011)

Dr. James Diller was awarded the Distinguished Faculty Award by the ECSU chapter of Psi Chi (May 2012)

Dr. Kristalyn Salters-Pedneault was awarded the Distinguished Faculty Award by the ECSU chapter of Psi Chi (May 2013)

Grant Funding Dr. Jeff Danforth was awarded a CSU Faculty Development Grant to attend the course Anxiety Disorders: Children/Adolescents/Adults at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. (2009-2010)

Dr. James Diller was awarded a CSU-AAUP Research Grant (2009-2010)

Dr. James Diller and Dr. Kristi Salters-Pedneault were awarded a Liberal Arts Work! Summer Research Activity Grant (2010)

Dr. Melanie Evans was awarded a Summer Curriculum Development Grant for her Family Psychology course (2010)

Dr. Wendi Everton was awarded a Summer Curriculum Development Grant for her Ethics course (2010)

Dr. Lyndsey Lanagan-Leitzel was awarded a CSU-AAUP Research Grant (2010-2011)

Dr. Melanie Evans was awarded a Faculty Development Grant to attend the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology conference (January 2011)

Dr. Jennifer Leszczynski was awarded a Faculty Development Grant to attend the Association for Women in Psychology conference (March 2011)

Dr. Lyndsey Lanagan-Leitzel was awarded a Summer Curriculum Development Grant for her Psychology in South Park course (2011)

Dr. Melanie Evans was awarded a CSU-AAUP Research Grant (2012-2013)

Dr. Jennifer Leszczynski was awarded a CSU-AAUP Research Grant (2012-2013)

Dr. Melanie Evans was awarded a Summer Curriculum Development Grant for her FYI 100: Popular Culture and Youth course (2013)

Dr. Jennifer Leszczynski was awarded a Summer Curriculum Development Grant for her Developmental Psychology courses (2013)

Dr. Jennifer Leszczynski was awarded a CSU-AAUP Research Grant (2013-2014)

Dr. Jennifer Leszczynski was awarded a CCE Community Based Learning Faculty Fellowship (2013-2014)

Promotion & Tenure Dr. Alita Cousins was awarded tenure & promoted to the rank of Associate Professor (May 2010)

Dr. Melanie Evans was awarded tenure & promoted to the rank of Associate Professor (May 2010)

Dr. Wendi Everton was promoted to the rank of Professor (May 2010)

Dr. Jennifer Leszczynski was awarded tenure (May 2010)

Dr. Carlos Escoto was promoted to the rank of Professor (May 2013)

Dr. Margaret Letterman was promoted to the rank of Professor (May 2013)

Dr. James Diller was awarded tenure & promoted to the rank of Associate Professor (May 2013)

Dr. Lyndsey Lanagan-Leitzel was awarded tenure & promoted to the rank of Associate Professor (May 2013)

Sabbatic Leave Dr. Carlos Escoto (Fall 2010)

Dr. Peter Bachiochi (Spring 2011)

Dr. Melanie Evans (Fall 2012)

Dr. Jennifer Leszczynski (Fall 2012)

Research Reassigned Time Dr. Jennifer Leszczynski was awarded Research Reassigned Time (Spring 2010)

Dr. James Diller was awarded Research Reassigned Time (Fall 2010)

Dr. Deirdre Fitzgerald was awarded Research Reassigned Time (Fall 2010)

Dr. Alita Cousins was awarded Research Reassigned Time (Spring 2011)

Dr. Jennifer Leszczynski was awarded Research Reassigned Time (Spring 2012)

Dr. Kristi Salters-Pedneault was awarded Research Reassigned Time (Fall 2012)

Dr. Madeleine Fugère was awarded Research Reassigned Time (Spring 2014)

Dr. Lyndsey Lanagan-Leitzel was awarded Research Reassigned Time (Spring 2014)

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